Saturday, August 30, 2008

Elders Learning Through the Arts / Grants

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 7:00 PM

The Elders Learning Through the Arts (ELTA) Program offers funds to individuals and organizations serving District residents, ages 60 and older, in arts programs. The Commission recognizes that senior art programs are a growing field and one that has shown great benefit to older adults.

Grants will fund projects in the following areas: crafts, dance, literature, media, music, interdisciplinary/performance art, theater and visual arts. Funded projects will support innovative arts programming that provides access and positive enrichment alternatives for seniors.

District residents and District based organizations may apply. Grant amounts range from $500 to $5000.

Assistance in preparing applications is available through workshops held on:

Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 12:00 – 1:30 PM

1901 Mississippi Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20020

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Thursday, September 18, 2008, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

1371 Harvard St., NW, Washington, DC 20009

Contact Charles Barzon
Visit to download an application.

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