Central Cariboo Arts and Culture project grants available

Applications are now being accepted for the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture project grants.

Applications are now being accepted for the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture project grants.

Project grants of between $300 and $3,000 are available for non-profit organizations or community groups in Williams Lake and the Cariboo Regional District Areas of D, E, and F to support and develop arts and culture within the Central Cariboo.

The grand funding is provided by the City of Williams Lake and the Cariboo Regional District through the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture function and is subject to availability.

Applications must be for new projects or projects that build creatively on previous work and are likely to increase participation in arts and culture within the region.

Grant activities must take place in Williams Lake and/or CRD Areas D, E, and F and must be competed by December 31, 2016.

The project should also include some financial or in-kind contribution by the applicant.

The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Full details on the adjudication criteria and application requirements can be obtained by visiting www.centralcaribooarts.com or by request from info@centralcaribooarts.com.

To assist with the grant writing process, Graham Kelsey will lead a free grant writing workshop on Jan. 7, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre.

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

Registration is required by Jan. 5, 2016 by contacting Leah Selk at 778-412-9044 or info@centralcaribooarts.com (Pre-reading is required).

For further information please contact CCACS executive director Leah Selk at

778-412-9044 or email info@centralcaribooarts.com.



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