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Chris Clark Fellowship Applications Now Available
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The Arts Council is proud to award funds to our members through our Chris Clark Fellowship Program for Creative Professionals, and we are excited to announce that we are accepting applications from April - July 2015. Due to changes in the granting cycles for this competitive award, the Arts Council will be awarding Chris Clark funds on alternating years. As a result, there is $13,000 available for 2015, meaning a lot more opportunites to receive awards.  

Supporting Creative Capacity

The program’s goal is to support creative capacity building for individuals such as artists, arts administrators, arts educators and art students in the tri-county area.The Fellowship provides access to professional development opportunities and business resources through a cash grant reimbursement of up to $1,500 per recipient. This is a competitive grant process, and we are expecting a large number of applications.

Free Workshop Available! Register Today!Not sure where to begin? We know that the grant application process is a challenging one, and we are ready to assist you any way we can. The Arts Council is pleased to provide the guidance you need as you prepare your application and materials.We encourage all applicants to attend our free workshop on Thursday, May 14, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., for an overview of the application guidelines followed by a Q&A with Arts Council staff. 

Details and Registration

For complete details on the Chris Clark Fellowship and the application process, please visit our funding page. For those wanting more personal assistance regarding applications, Program Manager Josh Holliday is available for consultations by appointment at josh@lansingarts.org. Make sure to register for the workshop today! Deadline for applications is July 15, 2015 at 11:59pm. Keep in mind that the Chris Clark Fellowship will not be available again until 2017, so make sure you apply today!