Applications are being acepted for local community art programs.
Applications are now being accepted for organizations wishing to apply!
The deadline for receipt of the applications is Monday, December 21, 2009!
The funds allocated in the grant are intended to encourage arts participation across the local area. Supported arts disciplines include
- visual arts
- film/media arts
- literary arts
- multi-disciplinary arts programming
Individual grants average $100-$900.
Programs must take place between January 1, 2010 and June 30, 2010.
Applications are evaluated on the following criteria: artistic merit, organizational effectiveness, and service to the community. Organizations receiving funds must be located or producing programs within the local specified area and be incorporated as a not-for-profit organization or be in the process of obtaining 501(c) (3) certification.
To obtain an application you can visit the office's location during normal business hours. For more information you can also contact them by phone.
Please be advised that this is a direct phone number and not a toll-free phone number.
Grants For Small Businesses
It was announced last month that a new grant program for small businesses would spend $500 million dollars to help small businesses as part of a program offering education, mentoring and access to capital to over 5,000 small businesses! The effort also involves billionaire investor Warren Buffet, community colleges and other organizations.
Although this is not a free government grant program, it is a grant program for small businesses that is being offered by an organization outside of the government.
The purpose of the grant program for small businesses is to invest $50 million for grants and $250 million in loan programs for small business. This same grant program for small businesses will also provide $200 million in grants to community colleges and universities, which will use the funds for scholarships to small-business owners.