Apply for cultural mini-grants by July 1
The Fairfield Cultural Alliance is offering Cultural Trust Fund mini-grants to nonprofit organizations or individuals sponsored by a nonprofit organization.
These small grants will be awarded to cover expenses incurred through the creation of events or projects that benefit the art and/or culture of Fairfield.
Grant applications will be reviewed on the following criteria:
• Benefit to cultural tourism of Jefferson County
• Benefit to and number of residents in Jefferson County who will be affected
• Past grants to the same organization
• Grants from the Cultural Trust will be used for programming and operations
• Preference may be given to events/programs within the state-designated Cultural District.
The designation Fairfield Cultural District map is online at http://www.fairfieldculturaldistrict.org/streets.htm.
The Fairfield Cultural Trust Fund was established in 2006 by the Fairfield Cultural Alliance in collaboration with The Greater Jefferson County Foundation.
The goals of the Cultural Trust Fund are to assist qualified organizations in providing cultural, civic and educational programs, encourage individual and corporate involvement through gifts and bequests and to administer and invest funds for the creation of perpetual opportunities and services.
Everyone is invited to apply to the Fairfield Cultural Alliance before July 1.
Funds will be disbursed in September after applications are reviewed for acceptance.
Further information and application forms are available for download at www.fairfieldculturaldistrict.org/trustfund.htm
For a paper form, contact the Fairfield Cultural Alliance, c/o Michael Halley; 404 N. Main St.; Fairfield 52556; phone 233-0445.