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Grant Seeker Workshops: Cultural Facilities and Historic Preservation

Grant Seeker Workshops: Cultural Facilities and Historic Preservation

Posted: January 31, 2018

The Vermont Arts Council, the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, and the Preservation Trust of Vermont are partnering to host three workshops in March. Anyone interested in applying for a facilities grant through either the Cultural Facilities or Historic Preservation Grant programs is encouraged to attend one of the sessions. This is also an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Preservation Trust’s programs. Read More
Grant Seeker Workshops: Cultural Facilities and Historic Preservation

Grant Seeker Workshops: Cultural Facilities and Historic Preservation

Posted: February 2, 2017

The Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation are partnering to host three grant seeker workshops in March. Anyone interested in applying for an FY2018 Cultural Facilities or Historic Preservation Grant is encouraged to attend one of the sessions. Participants will learn more about the programs and how to complete a more competitive application. Read More
A Community Takes a Curtain Call

A Community Takes a Curtain Call

Posted: December 10, 2015

An audience packs the Wardsboro Town Hall awaiting a performance by a local folk duo. Red velvet curtains glow. When the curtains part, the crowd  is transported to a shaded country lane lined with leafy trees. Just over a year ago, audiences were greeted by a dingy beige theater curtain with a huge grease spot. “The curtain was so discouraging,” said Karen Davis, project manager for the Wardsboro Curtain Project. “The biggest function for the stage was to store extra folding chairs, broken furniture, and all kinds of odds and ends. It was hard sometimes for the performers to find room to  stand on the stage!” Read More
Cultural Facilities Grant Seeker Workshops

Cultural Facilities Grant Seeker Workshops

Posted: February 19, 2015

Overview The Vermont Arts Council will host free workshops for Vermont nonprofit organizations and municipalities interested in applying for FY2016 Cultural Facilities Grants. Through the Cultural Facilities Grant program, grants up to $30,000 are awarded to Vermont nonprofit organizations and municipalities to enhance, create, or expand the capacity of … Read More