2012 Urbana Arts Grants Call for Applications
The City of Urbana Public Arts Commission announces the opening of the 2012 cycle of its Urbana Arts Grants Program to support projects in the arts. The Urbana Arts Grants Program makes funding available to artists, arts organizations, and festivals for projects that enrich the lives of Urbana residents and visitors.
Eligible disciplines include visual arts, music, performing arts, literary arts, design, multidisciplinary arts, and new media. Applicants need not live in Urbana for all grant categories. However, all projects must take place in Urbana. Grants will be available in four categories, listed below:
• Here and Now: grants for artists residing in Urbana
• Envision 365: grants for all emerging and professional artists
• Creative Mix: arts grants for groups, ensembles, and organizations
• Festivals Grant: grants for arts-related festival presenters
Guidelines and applications are available online at the Urbana Arts Grants web page. All application materials are due to the Community Development Department by 5:00 P.M. on January 10, 2012. Project periods will begin April 1, 2012.
Urbana Arts Grants are sponsored by the City of Urbana and the Urbana Business Association, and are part of the Urbana Public Arts Program, providing opportunities for all residents to engage with the arts in its many forms.