Arts Council Presents Grant Writing Workshops Across Kentucky
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Arts Council will present workshops to introduce grant programs available through the arts council as well as programs and services available for individual artists. The workshops will include tips on writing effective grants, applications procedures for the adjudicated programs available to craft, visual, performing, literary, media and teaching artists and navigating through the new electronic application system Kentucky Arts Services OnLine (KASOL).
The workshops will focus on five grant programs and the advisory program, Kentucky Peer Advisors Network. The programs are Arts Build Communities, Performing Arts on Tour, Folk Art Projects, Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Projects and Teacher Initiated Projects.
A special feature to each workshop will include a showcase appearance by a performing artist from the Kentucky Arts Council’s Performing Arts Directory.
Workshops are scheduled for the following dates and locations.
Nov. 29 Louisville Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
1:30- 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Dec 3 Mayfield Graves County Public Library
Paris Bourbon County Public Library
Dec. 4 Russellville Logan County Public Library
Union Boone County Public Library
Dec. 5 Somerset Pulaski County Public Library
Dec. 10 Madisonville Hopkins County Public Library
Greenup Greenbo Lake State Resort Park
Dec. 11 Maysville Mason County Public Library
For more information about the workshops and location addresses, go to: http://artscouncil.ky.gov/wkshops.htm or contact Joanna Hay, at 502-564-3757, toll free 888-833-2787 or firstname.lastname@example.org ; or Judy Sizemore at 606-364-5831 or email@example.com.
The Kentucky Arts Council is a state agency in the Commerce Cabinet that creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Funding for the work of the Kentucky Arts Council is provided by the Kentucky State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
The Kentucky Arts Council invests in programs that develop vibrant communities, provide lifelong education in the arts and support arts participation. Every $1 in grant funds awarded by the Kentucky Arts Council helps grantees secure $15 in earned income and matching funds from individuals, philanthropic sources and other levels of government.