Nov. 16 deadline for Arts Council Community Arts Grants
From press release
The Rockford Area Arts Council’s Community Arts Grants are available for individual artists, arts organizations, and nonprofit organizations wishing to apply for grant funding for projects in 2010.
Funds are made possible in part by the Illinois Arts Council, the City of Rockford, and memberships. Grants are awarded to individual artists, arts organizations as well as other nonprofit organizations, and schools within the four-county service area of Boone, DeKalb, Ogle and Winnebago counties. Fundamental to the mission of the Arts Council is its goal to nurture artists and arts organizations; grants are one of several ways to address this goal. Grants are reviewed by arts professionals and community members committed to the arts. Reviewers carefully evaluate each application according to guidelines and criteria.
The grant application deadlines for projects taking place in 2010 is Nov. 16, 2009.
Community Arts Grants, for individual artists, arts organizations. Grant maximum is $2,500.
Open Admission: Action Grants, for Rockford-area individual artists or arts organizations for new projects. Grant maximum is $350.
Open Admission: Arts in Schools Grants for artist residencies and field trips; call the Arts Council for an Arts Resource book, comprised of the Artists Roster and grant application.
Grants are available for printing at www.artsforeveryone.com. For questions, call the Arts Council at (815) 963-6765
From the November 11-17, 2009 issue
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