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2015 Urbana Arts Grants Program now accepting applications

From the press release:

City of Urbana Announces the 2015 Urbana Arts Grants Program

The City of Urbana Public Arts Commission announces the opening of the 2015 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. Recipients of Urbana Arts Grants from subsequent previous cycles are also eligible. 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

Applicants may apply online for Urbana Arts Grants or by hard copy. Applications and guidelines may be found at All application materials are due by 5 p.m. on January 16, 2015.

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.

For more information, contact Brandon Boys at 217.328.8270, or by email at 

Contact: Brandon Boys
Economic Development Manager
City of Urbana
400 South Vine Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217.328.8270 Fax: 217.384.0200

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