Grant funding available to non-profit organizations

Grant funding available to non-profit organizations
Non-profit organizations across South Dakota are invited to apply for a new initiative from the South Dakota Arts Council, South Dakota Humanities Council and South Dakota Department of Tourism & State Development.

Applicants are invited to develop programming that combines the arts, humanities, and economic development/cultural tourism. This special collaborative grant awards organizations up to $5,000, with proposals being reviewed by members of both the state arts and humanities councils.

This is the second year of the initiative. In 2006, this fund supplemented expenses for the Agri-Cultural Tourism Conference in Chamberlain, the Oz Festival in Aberdeen, the Mountain Culture Festival in Rapid City, a series of gallery talks at Sioux Falls Washington Pavilion and the Oscar Micheaux Film and Book Festival in Gregory.

All application material is to be sent to the South Dakota Humanities Council. Proposals are postmark due Aug. 30. The staff at the Humanities Council does accept draft proposals to critique.

For more information, please visit http://sdhc, or contact the South Dakota Humanities Council at 605-688-6113 or the South Dakota Arts Council at 605-773-3131.

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