River Valley ARTS Grants Available

Do you have an idea for innovative arts programming that will benefit the River Valley area? Are you an artist who would like support for your individual learning and development? If so, River Valley ARTS is here to help! Creative Community and Artistic Development grant applications are now available at www.RiverValleyARTS.org. Deadline to apply is Feb. 28. Maximum award amount is $2,500. 

Creative Community Grants: The purpose of the Creative Community Grant is to stimulate creative and innovative arts programming in the River Valley area. Proposed projects could include public exhibits, performances, publications and educational activities. Disciplines could include dance, theater, music, folk arts, literary arts, visual arts, video and film. Priority is given to projects that maximize community involvement and community benefit. Priority will also be given to applicants who don’t have access to other funding sources. Funding for Creative Community Grants is made possible by the support of local donors and businesses with matching funds from the Wisconsin Arts Board. 

Artistic Development Grants: The purpose of the Artistic Development Grant is to support an individual’s arts project or artistic learning and development. Possible use of Artistic Development Grant money could include expenses related to projects in the visual or performing arts, to help cover short-term courses, workshops, materials and supplies, and art/music classes or camps. Any professional artist, amateur artist, or student in the River Valley is eligible to apply for the Artistic Development Grant. Criteria for evaluating Artistic Grant applications are individual benefit, educational benefit, financial need and community benefit. Funding for Artistic Development Grants is made possible by the support of local donors and businesses. 

For more information, see www.RiverValleyARTS.org. Questions can be directed to RiverValleyARTSInfo@gmail.com.