The Community Foundation invites you to an application workshop on December 17th for our grants in the Art of Community Initiative. The grant applications will be due on February 4, 2014.In a visual format, the Foundation staff will present the Initiative including the highly successful grants in the last two years. In each Art of Community project, a lead non-profit organization or municipal agency teams with an artist(s) and a community(ies) to address issues of local community concern. Past and current projects include a housing authority, YMCA, foster care service agency, CRA, municipality, suicide prevention organization and museums.
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The workshop will be held at the offices of Community Foundation of Broward. Free parking and entrance to Foundation offices is from the parking lot at 915 SE 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Community Foundation of Broward
910 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale
Art of Community Initiative uses the arts to bridge, bond and build communities of Broward County to address the rapid demographic changes and social isolation that exists. Through collective effort, the following results will occur:People are connected through civic engagement that uses the arts to reach common goals.Community problems are solved collaboratively using the arts to bridge different sectors.The arts are recognized as essential to a strong community.All over the USA, community engagement and development through the arts has risen in importance. Through the Art of Community Initiative, the Community Foundation joins these cultural leaders in the belief that the arts can be a prime connector between people and their local concerns and aspirations.For more information and a link to application, visit artofcommunity.wordpress.com. Send questions to Glenn Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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