August 23, 2005
For Immediate Release
Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
Announces $6,000 in Grants Available to Individual Artists
For Programs with Public Arts Components
August 23, 2005, Rochester, NY – The Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester announces that it will award a total of $6,000 in Individual Artist Grants to artists in Monroe County. The grants are for programs that will be completed in 2006. The deadline for applying is Thursday, November 10, 2005.
Individual Artist Projects need to result in new work that involves community members in its creation. This grant program is for creation, not performance. The Arts & Cultural Council’s Individual Artist Grants are a part of the Decentralization Grant Program funded by the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York State Legislature.
All artists planning to apply for an Arts & Cultural Council Individual Artist Grant must attend one three grant seminars scheduled in September and October. Attendance at a seminar is mandatory.
Seminars will take place at the Arts & Cultural Council, 277 N. Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14607 on the following dates:
- Wednesday, September 8, 2005, 1:00 PM
- Monday, September 19, 2005, 11 a.m.
- Monday, October 3, 2005, 4 p.m.
To register for a seminar or to make an appointment for grant-writing consultation, call (585)473-4000, x 210; or email email@example.com.
Applications and guidelines are available at http://www.artsrochester.org/artscouncil/grants.htm.