PEORIA, Ariz. (June
28, 2011) – The Peoria Arts Commission is offering grants in three
categories for recognized non-profit fine-arts groups in the city.
The commission will
$100,000 in General
Operating Support Grants, with individual awards of up to $50,000.
$25,200 in Arts
Program Grants for one-time programs and activities, with individual awards of
up to $2,500.
$15,000 in Festival
Grants for non-profit festivals and events in Peoria, with individual awards
of up to $3,000.
and organizations must meet all the eligibility requirements and submit an
application postmarked by Friday, Aug. 19. Peoria requires grant recipients to
participate in city events as a way to give back to the community. Grant
recipients will be notified of their status in late September.
The city will offer two
Monday, July 11, at 9
a.m. in the second-floor Peoria Room at the Public Safety Administration
Building, 8351 W. Cinnabar Ave.
Thursday, Aug. 4, at
1 p.m. in the Willow Room off the lobby of the Peoria Main Library, 8463 W.
Attendance is highly
recommended for these workshops and registration is required.
For more information
about the applications and granting procedures, or to register for the workshop,
contact Andre Licardi, the city’s cultural arts coordinator, at 623-773-5193 or
download an application after July 1, visit