Free Maine grant workshop offered for arts, cultural projects

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BETHEL — The Mahoosuc Arts Council and the Maine Arts Commission are offering a free workshop Feb. 15 on grants and grant programs in Maine.

Arts administrators, board volunteers, directors, artists and anyone wanting to learn more about the grant process for arts and cultural projects in Maine are invited to attend, according to a joint news release Tuesday.

Registration is required and limited to 12 participants working though six 15-minute segments.

The event will be held in Ordway Hall at Gould Academy on Church Street in Bethel. The academy will provide lunch.

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Grant opportunities for Maine artists, arts organizations and school programs, events and other opportunities being offered by the Maine Arts Commission will also be presented.

Ample time will be provided for questions and answers. Please feel welcome to bring examples of previous proposals, awarded and unsuccessful, the release stated.

Kathy Ann Shaw, Senior Grants associate, will stay after the workshop to provide personal consultation on sample grant proposals.

For more information on the “Grant Doctor” Workshop, contact Shaw at 287-2726 or kathy.shaw@maine.gov or Mahoosuc Arts Council Executive Director Aranka Matolcsy at 890-6386 or info@mahoosucarts.org.

tkarkos@sunjournal.com

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