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January 2, 2014

Grant Writing Workshop

CONCORD - The NH State Council on the Arts is offering a grant writing workshop focusing on arts learning for youth on Wed., January 8, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., at the Kimball Jenkins Community Art School in Concord.

The State Arts Council offers two distinct grants that focus on reaching young people and students: Arts in Residency grants support artist residencies in schools with students K-12; Youth Arts Projects grants fund projects for out of school arts learning.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, which is open to teachers, artists, PTO/PTA leaders, parents, arts organizations and community arts leaders with an interest in grant writing and the arts in education or youth development. It will be led by Catherine O’Brian, State Arts Council arts education coordinator, and will cover grant criteria, guidelines and basics of preparing a successful grant application from project idea and program design to budgets and evaluation.

The 2014 Artist Residency in School grants support projects taking place between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The postmark deadline is April 11, 2014.

The 2014 Youth Arts Project grants support projects taking place between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The postmark deadline is April 11, 2014.

Pre-registration is required to participate in the workshop. To register or for more information, contact Catherine O’Brian at 603-271-0795 or catherine.r.obrian@dcr.nh.gov.

To learn more about these and other N.H. State Council on the Arts’ grants and programs, visit www.nh.gov/nharts.

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