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Funding available for 2013 neighborhood and community arts events


Seattle offers an extraordinary array of arts and cultural events throughout its diverse neighborhoods. Community groups planning a neighborhood arts or cultural event in 2013 can now apply for funding through our Neighborhood & Community Arts program. Funded organizations receive $1,200 to support annual public festivals and events. The deadline to apply is 11 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Pick up some pointers on putting together a successful application at an information session, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24 at the 2100 Building. Space is limited. RSVP to Jenny Crooks, (206) 684-7084, by Thursday, Sept. 20.

 In 2012, the funding program provided $1,200 each to 39 organizations to support annual public festivals and events, including The Edible Book Festival, Têt Festival and Fiestas Patrias.

Image: This year’s Pista sa Nayon festival was funded through the neighborhoods and community arts program.