|Alameda County Arts Commission Announces Grants for 2013||| Print ||
|Thursday, 03 January 2013 13:24|
The Alameda County Arts Commission announces the release of the 2013 ARTSFUND Grants Program Guidelines and Application for Alameda County-based nonprofit organizations.
Information can be found at the Arts Commission website www.acgov.org/arts (click on “Programs”). Standard grants awards are $1,000 each. The application deadline is March 1, 2013.
The ARTSFUND Grants Program supports all types of arts programming such as dance, literature, media arts, music, theater, visual arts, and multidisciplinary arts programs presented in Alameda County by Alameda County nonprofit organizations.
Last year’s ARTSFUND program awarded grants of $1,000 to $2,400 to 35 nonprofit organizations throughout Alameda County. During the 2013 funding cycle, between 35-45 arts organizations may be awarded grants.
The Alameda County Arts Commission, a division of the County of Alameda, is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Alameda County by nurturing a thriving environment for the arts, promoting economic opportunities for Alameda County’s artists and arts organizations, and encouraging public participation in the arts.
The Arts Commission staff will host two free workshops to assist organizations in preparing their grant applications. Reservations are required.
Workshops will be held on Wednesday, January 16 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Fremont Main Library in Fremont; and Wednesday, January 23 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Alameda County Lakeside Plaza Building in Oakland.
Funding for the ARTSFUND Grants Program is provided by the County of Alameda, individual contributions submitted with County property tax payments, and donations to the Foundation for the Arts in Alameda County.