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Posted on: July 6, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Funding Awarded to Eugene Arts Projects

Lane Arts Council announces nearly $57,000 in grants to arts organizations and arts projects in the Eugene area. The Community Arts Program is funded and supported by a partnership with the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division.

The grants help ensure diverse and accessible arts opportunities and experiences for Eugene artists, audiences and participants.

This year eight community arts organizations, with annual budgets above $100,000, will receive Program Grants and 19 projects will receive Project Grants. Project grants include salsa and folk dance festivals, poetry slams, museum lending boxes, artist mentorships, cultural arts exhibits, writing summer camps, and more.

Join us for a special award ceremony open to the public:

Community Arts Grant Award Ceremony
Wednesday, July 13th | 4:00-5:30pmActors Cabaret of Eugene
996 Willamette St, Eugene

"Eugene is an extraordinary community filled with a number of high-quality, diverse arts programming. I am grateful for the City of Eugene's ongoing commitment to support these programs and work to collectively make a difference in our community," states Liora Sponko, Executive Director of Lane Arts Council.

"We are so pleased and proud of our long-standing partnership with Lane Arts Council," said City of Eugene Cultural Services Director Tomi Anderson. "They are the perfect organization to support the work of local artists through these grants."

About Lane Arts Council
Lane Arts Council, founded in 1976, is a nonprofit organization located in Eugene, OR that cultivates strong and creative arts communities in Lane County. They provide arts education programs in schools, support local artists and arts organizations, and coordinate the popular First Friday ArtWalk.

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