Invitation to July 27 Conference Call for Grants for Arts + Cultural Organizations (Proposals Due 8/23/10)

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Ra Joy of  Arts Alliance Illinois has invited Members, Forum Partners, Associate Members, and friends of Donors Forum to join in a free conference call, New Federal Funding Streams for Sustainable Communities: Guide for Arts and Cultural Organizations. This will take place on Tuesday, July at 2:30 p.m.

The call, sponsored by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, a Donors Forum Member, will discuss the recently unveiled $100 million grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and endorsed by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), designed to create more livable communities nationwide.  The call will explore the possibilities for grant applications (due August 23) by arts organizations and it will also cover challenges and opportunities associated with cross-sector arts collaborations. It will feature:

Download a PDF of a fact sheet about the funding opportunity and the conference call here.

Please RSVP or direct questions to Scarlett Swerdlow or312.855.3105 x13.  Space is limited.

~ Susan Parsons, Communications and Development Volunteer, Donors Forum