The application form and guidelines are now available for the second round of the Artists in Residence grants. musicians, writers, photographers and other artists can submit applications for projects that address 1 of 4 priorities: telling the story of neighborhood residents, raising the visibility of neighborhood assets or addressing public safety or youth engagement. We’ll be distributing $45,000 in this round, with awards of up to $7,500 per projectYou must live in North Shore Collinwood or work at least 15 hours a week in the neighborhood.
To apply: Submit an application for the program to the Northeast Shores office (317 East 156th Street) by the deadline – Friday, August 17, at 4:00 p.m. You can access the application online at www.cultureforward.org/Our-Programs/Residence/Grants, or pick up a paper copy from the Northeast Shores office.
Before submitting your application, check out the program guidelines (www.cultureforward.org/Our-Programs/Residence/Grants). They’ll give you additional information about the program, plus tips for making a competitive proposal.
You might also want to come to a workshop where you can see examples of community projects from around the country, learn more about the program and ask any questions you have. We have two coming up next week, both at the Slovenian Workmen’s Home (15335 Waterloo Road) … one Tuesday, July 24th from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3948586328) and one Thursday, July 26 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3949428848). Both events are free, but please RSVP at the links provided so we know how many people are coming.
If you have any questions while you’re working on your application, we’re always happy to chat! You can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or feel free to call 216.481.7660.