Council Veterans Program Makes the News
The Oklahoma Arts Council's pilot program at the Norman Veterans Center made the news in April when The Oklahoman covered the story of program instructor Jason Poudrier. A Purple Heart recipient, Poudrier credits creative writing with helping him heal from physical and emotional wounds received in combat.
Economic Impact Survey Out June 1
Beginning June 1, nonprofit arts and cultural organizations throughout Oklahoma will receive surveys that will measure the economic impact of the nonprofit arts industry in our state. The study is being led by Oklahomans for the Arts.
Apply for an NEA Art Works Grant
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) currently has funding opportunities available through its Art Works grant program. Grants in this category provide between $10,000 and $100,000 for projects in a wide variety of artistic disciplines.
Artful Aging Grant Opportunity Announced
A new initiative and national grant opportunity, "Seeding Artful Aging," is available from Aroha Philanthropies. Awards will range from $15,000 to $50,000 for programming beginning January 1, 2017.