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Arts Education Innovation Grants Available For Sonoma County Organizations

SONOMA COUNTY, CA. ~ Creative Sonoma is pleased to announce that grants are avail- able for innovative arts educa- tion programs serving stu- dents

in the

County who may have lim- ited access to arts training. Grants are be- ing provided in

a partner-

ship between Community Foundation Sonoma County and Creative Sonoma, a division of the Eco- nomic Development Board of Sonoma County. “We know that the arts have the power to teach young people skills well beyond the actual creation of art

itself,” said Chair of the Board of Supervisor James

Gore. “Programs that will be funded with these grants can help our young people build their ability to think critically and be creative problem solv- ers which will be essential to their future success.”

available that

Grants are to

nonprofi t or- ganizations


students, aged 2-18, with op-

portunities to participate in high quality arts learning programs. Individuals working with fi scal sponsors may also apply.


gible projects can incorporate any creative discipline, from photography and writing to theater, graphic design, crafts, fi lmmaking and more. Projects


can be produced in schools, or in out-of-school settings. Proj- ects will be evaluated based on their creativity and innovation, and the anticipated impact they will have on their participants. The deadline for application is Thursday, April 12, 2018. “Our Foundation has priori- tized the distribution of our resources through the lens of equity,” said Elizabeth Brown, CEO of Community Founda- tion Sonoma County.

grants are specifi cally directed to provide arts opportunities to students who might not other- wise have access to it across our County.” Grant guidelines outlining eligibility and ap- plication forms are available at grants. Questions on the proj- ect can be sent to Samantha.

For more information, please contact Kristen Madsen at kris- ten.madsen@sonoma-county.


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