IAC Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 31, 2007

Contact: Jeff Morgan
Public Relations

Arts grant writing workshop August 7 in Des Moines

(DES MOINES, Iowa)—The Iowa Arts Council will present grant writing information for artists, educators, organizations and community leaders at a workshop hosted by the East Village Arts Coalition.

The workshop will be 5-9 p.m. August 7th at the State Historical Building, Classroom A, 600 E. Locust Street in Des Moines’ Historic East Village. Grant program managers will present information about grant programs offered by the Iowa Arts Council. Participants will learn about the application process, receive guidance about funding priorities and guidelines, and hear tips for writing grants.

Participants can also sign up for a one-on-one meeting with IAC staff after the presentation to discuss projects in detail. Register at www.iowaartscouncil.org or contact Sarah Ekstrand at sarah.ekstrand@iowa.gov for more information.

The Iowa Arts Council is a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and works to enrich the quality of life and learning in Iowa communities by encouraging excellence in the arts through leadership, grants and technical assistance. Funding for the Iowa Arts Council and its programs is provided by the State of Iowa and the National Endowment for the Arts. More information about IAC is available at www.iowaartscouncil.org.