National Creative Placemaking Fund
Wednesday, December 7, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hosted by The Des Moines Social Club
900 Mulberry St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Breakfast will be provided.
Generously co-hosted by The Des Moines Social Club, Fort Dodge Fine Arts Association, Iowa City Parks & Recreation, We Lead Economic Area Development, West Liberty League of United Latin American Citizens -- Council 310, Rural Policy Research Institute, Next Generation, and Art of The Rural, ArtPlace has been invited to Iowa to share details about their National Creative Placemaking Fund to encourage applications in 2017. Please join us for a short presentation and lively discussion.
- What is creative placemaking?
- An overview of the open call application process.
- What makes a strong application?
- A discussion of how the arts have been used to address relevant and challenging community issues.
Who should attend?
Anyone and everyone interested in learning about how you can be supported to creatively make change in your community! Artists, arts organizations, designers, community developers, planners, city and town administrators, community residents, business owners, faith and religious groups, philanthropists, and more are invited to learn more about arts-based strategies to community development. The National Creative Placemaking Fund will fund anyone regardless of tax-exempt status.
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ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) is a ten-year collaboration among a number of foundations, federal agencies, and financial institutions that works to position arts and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development in order to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities.