Spring mini-grant application deadline announced by Cedar City Arts Council

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 Jewelry created by Patricia Hill for her workshops utilizing chemistry for art, facilitated by CCAC grant.
Jewelry created by Patricia Hill and facilitated by a Cedar City Arts Council grant for Hill’s workshops demonstrating utilizing chemistry for art | Photo courtesy of Cedar City Arts Council, St. George News

CEDAR CITY— The Cedar City Arts Council recently announced their spring mini-grant application deadline of Feb. 28. Mini-grants are awarded semi-annually to individuals, groups, or organizations in the visual, performing, and literary arts.

The Cedar City Arts Council grants are intended to support creative endeavors that strengthen communication between artists and the community. The maximum award for each proposal is $500, and a total of up to $3,000 is awarded to applicants annually by the Cedar City Arts Council.

Grant funds may be used to purchase supplies or equipment, rent displays or performance venues, support mileage or registration costs to attend educational or training sessions, purchase promotional advertising, or supplement other individual or organizational needs as demonstrated in the grant application guidelines.

Applicants must be residents of Iron County and are encouraged to become members of the Cedar City Arts Council.

Local band Marty Warburton and Home Girls used a Cedar City Arts Council Grant to produce a music recording | Photo courtesy of Cedar City Arts Council, St. George News
Local band Marty Warburton and Home Girls used a Cedar City Arts Council Grant to produce a music recording | Photo courtesy of Cedar City Arts Council, St. George News

Applications and guidelines are available for download at the Cedar City Arts Council website under the “Support” tab, then “Quick Grants.” Completed applications should be mailed to CCAC, P.O. Box 2655, Cedar City, UT 84721. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 28. Notification of awards will occur within 30 days of the deadline.

Applications postmarked after Feb. 28 will be retained and considered in the following grant cycle. Applicants may receive repetitive funding but not in two consecutive grant cycles. Other rules and restrictions may apply.

The Cedar City Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the arts in Iron County. Their mission is to foster a thriving arts community in Iron County through advocacy, appreciation, education and support. The organization is completely volunteer-run, and all of the funds Cedar City Arts Council receives through donations or memberships are used to help the arts thrive in the community.

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