IAC Press Release

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2010

Contact: Jeff Morgan
Public Relations
515.281.3858
Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov


IAC announces grant workshops, Office on the Road hours

Events scheduled in Ames, Decorah, Des Moines, Iowa City

(DES MOINES, Iowa) — The Iowa Arts Council will present five grant workshops and hold two Office on the Road sessions this fall and winter for Iowa artists and arts organizations.

Grant workshops offer information about the grant application process, a review of guidelines, tips, examples and an interactive mock-panel review of actual Project Grant applications.

Office on the Road offers artists and arts organizations opportunities to meet one-on-one with IAC staff about technical assistance, project planning advice and other areas of interest. Appointments are scheduled at 20-minute intervals.

Following is IAC’s grant workshop and Office on the Road schedule:

Sept. 8, 2010
Mini Grant Workshop
1-4 p.m.
State Historical Building
600 E. Locust Street
Des Moines

Oct. 6, 2010
Office on the Road
8:30-11:30 a.m.
T Spoons Coffee
Old Capitol Mall
201 South Clinton Street, Suite 117
Iowa City

Oct. 6, 2010
Grant Workshop covering Major and Mini Grants
1-4 p.m.
W401 Pappajohn Business Building
21 East Market Street
Iowa City

Nov. 3, 2010
Mini Grant Workshop
1-4 pm
Amdal-Odland Heritage Center
523 West Water Street
Decorah

Dec. 9, 2010
Mini Grant Workshop
1-4 p.m.
State Historical Building
600 E. Locust Street
Des Moines

Jan. 28, 2011
Grant Workshop covering Major and Mini Grants
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
College of Design, Room 130
Iowa State University
Ames

Jan. 28, 2011
Office on the Road
2:30-5:30 p.m.
College of Design, Room 152
Iowa State University
Ames

Artists and others interested in participating may register by visiting www.iowaartscouncil.org and clicking on the “Register for a Grant Writing Workshop” in the “Quick Clicks” column. Contact IAC’s Sarah Ekstrand at sarah.ekstrand@iowa.gov or 515-281-4657 for more information.

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 The Iowa Arts Council is a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and works to enrich the quality of life for Iowans through support of the arts. Funding for the Iowa Arts Council and its programs is provided by the state of Iowa and the National Endowment for the Arts. More information at www.iowaartscouncil.org.