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Posted on: March 4, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Community Arts Grant Funded by Eugene Cultural Services

The Community Arts Grant is seeking applications through May 6, for accessible, affordable and inclusive projects for
local communities with limited exposure to the arts due to ethnicity, economics or disability. The grant program isfunded by the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division and administered by Lane Arts Council. More than $50,000 will
be awarded this year.

“We are grateful for the City of Eugene’s ongoing investment in the arts. These projects make Eugene a creative anddynamic place to live,” says Liora Sponko, executive director of Lane Arts Council.

The Community Arts Grant recognizes the expanding role that the arts play in the broader, cultural, social, educational
and economic areas of community life. Grant funding will help to ensure diverse and accessible arts opportunities andexperiences for Eugene artists, audiences and participants.

Competitive applications include partnerships between arts organizations and community-based organizations that
strengthen communities by connecting arts with local issues and opportunities. Project strategies may include events orprograms that highlight the art and culture of a community, events or programs that give under-served artists increased
outlets to promote their work, and programs that serve and provide access to under-served and under-representedcommunities.

For complete details and application materials, visit http://lanearts.org/community-arts-grants/.

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