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The Village of Skokie Fine Arts Commission offers Cultural Arts Grants to Skokie schools that promote arts and cultural diversity in the community. Cultural Arts Grants are available to Skokie schools for in-school performing arts programming and Project Grants are available to Skokie art organizations.
The Fine Arts Commission offers a grants workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 5127 Oakton St. The deadline to submit both grants for consideration is Friday, September 28, 2012.
Skokie public and private schools that host professional visiting artists are eligible to apply for the Cultural Arts Grant. Programs should have an emphasis on fine arts, music and dance while promoting cultural diversity. The maximum grant level is $500.
In 2011, more than $3,500 was awarded to local Skokie schools for various projects, author visits and educational performances. All proposed programs/projects must take place between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013.
The Project Grant Program offers grants to organizations and sponsors of visual, audio and creative projects. These competitive grants provide larger funding amounts and Skokie not-for-profit arts organizations and institutions are encouraged to apply. All proposed programs or projects must take place between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013.