Black Belt Community Foundation Announces 2021 Arts Grant Cycle

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The Black Belt Community Foundation is announcing its 2021
Arts Grant Cycle. Community-based organizations from Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas, Greene,
Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter and Wilcox Counties are
encouraged to apply.
The BBCF seeks to support organizations who engage citizens from the Black Belt region in
the arts. The 2021 Arts Grant Cycle seeks to support efforts in the following categories: in-
school, after-school, community-based groups and summer arts education
programs, present and/or produce arts programming and attend professional
development conferences. The BBCF will offer funding as follows: Grants with funding up to $3,000 will cover in-school, after-school, community-based groups, and summer arts education programs, present and/or produce
arts programming and attend professional development conferences.
While following the CDC recommendations the BBCF will be hosting five Virtual Grant
Seeking Workshops for the organizations who are interested in applying for a 2021 Arts
Grant. Attendance at one of the virtual workshops is mandatory in order to be
considered for a 2021 Arts Grant. The Virtual Grant seeking workshops will be held via
Zoom on the following dates:
 Zoom, Monday, May 24th from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 Zoom, Tuesday, May 25th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
 Zoom, Tuesday, May 25th from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 Zoom, Wednesday, May 26th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
 Zoom, Thursday, May 27th from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Please contact Erica Williams at 334-874-1126 ext. 111 or
ewilliams@blackbeltfound.org for more information about the workshops. The application
link will be available at each virtual workshop and Black Belt Community Foundation’s
Facebook page.
Grant applications are due before 12:00 PM (NOON) Central Time on Monday, June 14,
2021.
This program/project has been made possible by grants from the Alabama State
Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Follow developments in BBCF Arts and more online at www.blackbeltfound.org and via our social media
outlets
at BBCF Facebook, Instagram, Youtube Channel, or Twitter.

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