Arts grant application deadline coming up

The deadline is coming Monday, Jan. 30 to apply for the annual 2017 Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Grants for 2017.

The deadline is coming Monday, Jan. 30 to apply for the annual 2017 Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Grants for 2017.

Project grants of between $300 and $3,000 are available for non-profit organizations or community groups in Williams Lake and the Central Cariboo Areas D, E, and F.

The grants are provided to support and develop arts and culture within this region.

Projects suitable for approval will be those that are: new or build creatively on previous work; likely to increase participation in arts and culture; take place within the Central Cariboo region (Williams Lake and/or CRD Areas D, E, and F); will be completed by Dec. 31, 2017; and  include some financial or in-kind contribution by the applicant.

People interested in submitting an application may be interested in taking a grant writing workshop coming up this month with arts advisor and instructor Graham Kelsey.

The workshop will introduce commonly made pitfalls in grant applications in areas such as budgeting and project description and will focus on the CCACS Project Grant application process.

The free workshop takes place on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre.

To register contact Leah Selk by Jan. 8 at 778-412-9044 or info@centralcaribooarts.com

Funding for the grants is by the City of Williams Lake and the Cariboo Regional District (Central Cariboo Arts & Culture function), subject to the availability of funds.

The deadline for applications is Monday, January 30th 2017 at 4 p.m.

Full details on adjudication criteria and application requirements are available at www.centralcaribooarts.com or by request from info@centralcaribooarts.com.