IAC Press Release

For Immediate Release: August 7, 2008

Contact: Jeff Morgan
Public Relations
515.281.3858
Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov


Iowa Arts Council to visit Council Bluffs Sept. 23-24

Grant-writing workshop and “Office on the Road” scheduled

(DES MOINES, Iowa)—The Iowa Arts Council will visit Council Bluffs next month to host a grant writing workshop and hold an “Office on the Road.”

The grant writing workshop will be 1-4 p.m. Sept. 23, 2008, at the Council Bluffs Public Library, 400 Willow Ave. in Council Bluffs.

IAC staff will present information about grant programs offered by the Iowa Arts Council. Artists, educators, organizations and community leaders can learn about the application process, receive guidance about funding priorities and guidelines, and hear tips for writing grants.

IAC’s “Office on the Road” will be 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 2008, at the Council Bluffs Public Library, 400 Willow Ave. in Council Bluffs.

IAC staff will be available to offer assistance and guidance with arts-related project planning and grant programs. People interested in meeting with IAC staff should contact Sarah Ekstrand at sarah.ekstrand@iowa.gov or 515-281-4657 to schedule 20-minute appointments. 

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The Iowa Arts Council is a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and works to enrich the quality of life for Iowans through support of the arts. Funding for the Iowa Arts Council and its programs is provided by the state of Iowa and the National Endowment for the Arts.