Workshop and applications available for Arts Dollar$ Grants


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Posted Online: Jan. 03, 2013, 10:06 am
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Press release submitted by Quad City Arts


Grants up to $2,000 for Community Arts through Arts Dollar$, Quad City Arts


What: Workshop and Applications Available for Arts Dollar$ Grants

When: Workshop – Thursday, January 10, 5:30 p.m. at Quad City Arts, 1715 2nd Avenue, Rock Island, IL; Deadline for Application, January 31


Quad City Arts invites artists and non-profit organizations partnering with artists to apply for support through Arts Dollar$. Arts Dollar$ provides grants up to $2,000 for arts projects and programming with an emphasis on community engagement. All arts disciplines are eligible. The deadline for application is January 31. The application, guidelines and more information are available on our website – www.quadcityarts.com. Projects must occur between April 15, 2013 and March 31, 2014. An informational meeting will be held at Quad City Arts on Thursday, January 10 at 5:30 pm. We will review the grant process and discuss project ideas and tips for a successful application. I am also available to discuss applications by appointment.

Please share this information with any interested parties and contact me with any questions.
Funding for Arts Dollar$ is provided by the Illinois Arts Council, Deere and Company, Doris and Victor Day Foundation and Mary Iva Gittens Knouse Charitable Trust.



















 



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