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Renton Municipal Arts Commission extends “Art Matters!” Grant Deadline to February 17

February 9, 2012

For more information contact:

Jennifer Davis Hayes
, Community Development Project Manager 425-430-6589
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director 425-430-6569

The Renton Municipal Arts Commission (RMAC) has extended the deadline for the “Art Matters!” arts and culture funding opportunity. The Commission will accept proposals for the 2012 Arts Grant Program until Friday, February 17, 2012. Funding is for arts and culture community projects that help forward the Arts Commission’s goal to facilitate the implementation of Renton’s Arts & Culture Master Plan. The Arts & Culture Master Plan was adopted by the Renton City Council in August 2010 and can be viewed on the Arts & Culture Master Plan webpage at ArtsCommission.rentonwa.gov.

The Arts Commission anticipates awarding grants ranging from $500 to $6,000 for the 2012 Art Grant Program. Artists and organizations promoting art for the greater Renton community can apply for funding. Grant awards will be announced by March 12 and projects must be completed by November 30, 2012. For more information and an application, visit ArtsCommission.rentonwa.gov or contact 425-430-6589 or arts@rentonwa.gov.

For more information about the Renton Municipal Arts Commission, visit ArtsCommission.rentonwa.gov