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Cultural mini grants available; applications due Sept. 30

Aug 25, 2017

Fairfield Cultural Alliance is offering Cultural Trust Fund mini grants to nonprofit organizations to cover expenses of creating events or projects that benefit the art and/or culture of Fairfield.

Those interested in the grants should apply to Fairfield Cultural Alliance before Sept. 30.

Further information and application forms are available for download at www.fairfieldculturaldistrict.org/trustfund.htm. Paper forms are available by contacting Fairfield Cultural Alliance, c/o Shanaz Kreider; PO Box 1584; Fairfield, 52556.

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 one’s organization;

• Grants from the Cultural Trust Fund will be used for programming and operations;

• Preference may be given to events/programs within the state-designated Cultural District.

Funds will be disbursed in November after applications are reviewed for acceptance.

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 help qualified organizations provide cultural, civic and educational programs, to encourage individual and corporate involvement through gifts and bequests, and to administer and invest funds for the creation of perpetual opportunities and services.

For more information, contact Kreider at 233-8112, or at shanazr@earthlink.net.

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