Horizons Grant applications are accepted; grant writing workshop available

Salina Foundation of Arts and Humanities

The application process is open for projects funded in 2023 in two categories of the Horizons grant program.

The Lana Jordan Developing Artist Grants and Organizational Project Grants are now open for applications, both with a deadline of November 1, 2022. These grants support artistic growth through cultural and nonprofit organizations across the Saline County and practicing artists.

Thanks to generous donors, Horizons Grants help artists and organizations in Saline County develop the artistic, cultural, historical and aesthetic resources of the community.

The Lana Jordan Developing Artist Grants (up to $3,000, requiring a 1:2 match) are available to any visual, performing, literary, and interdisciplinary artist who has taken an art form seriously. Artists who have lived in Saline County for at least one year and are 18 years of age or older are eligible to apply.

The purpose of the Lana Jordan Developing Artist Fellowship is to:

encourage the creation of new works

promote artistic growth

strengthen the capacity of artists to build partnerships

implement a public component to engage the community

Organizational Project Grants (up to $6,000, requiring a 1:1 match) provide support for projects that place the arts at the heart of community development to build community through the arts.

The grant application deadline is November 1, 2022, in either category, for projects that will take place during the 2023 grant cycle (February 1 to November 30, 2023.) All new applicants to the Developing Artist or Organizational Project grants must schedule a meeting with HSA staff no later than September 20, 2022. All returning applicants must notify HSA staff by October 4, 2022 of their intention to apply.

Additionally, Horizons Enrichment Grants (up to $1,000) are available on a rolling basis, with applications submitted four to six weeks prior to the start of the proposed project. Enrichment grants are available until November 15, 2022 for projects taking place in 2022.

Grant writing workshop available

A grant writing workshop led by Sarah Bishop of Coneflower Consulting will guide grant writing applicants through an introductory process to grant writing. Grantmakers of all interests and disciplines are invited to join the workshop to be held August 23, 6-8 p.m., at Salina Arts & Humanities, 211 W. Iron Avenue. Participants can register online, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grant-writing-workshop-with-sarah-bishop-tickets-394705854837or contact us at [email protected] or 785-309-5770 for more information.

Bishop is the founder and CEO of Coneflower Consulting, a nonprofit consulting firm that empowers mission-driven organizations with creative growth strategies. Prior to founding Coneflower Consulting, Sarah was Associate Director of the Hall Center for the Humanities and Co-Director of the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, both at the University of Kansas. Bishop also worked as director of communications and development for the Lawrence Arts Center, where she oversaw marketing, fundraising and grant writing, and served as director of the Free State Festival, a seven-day celebration of film. city-wide. music, art and ideas. Bishop holds a BA in English Literature from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in 20th Century American Literature and Film from the University of Virginia. She is chair of the board of the Paper Plains Literary Festival, vice chair of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance, and a member of the board of directors of City PlayCorps, Inc.

Visit salinaarts.com/horizons-grants.cfm for guidelines and grant applications. Staff are available to help applicants formulate a successful grant proposal. If you or your organization would like to apply, please call Anna Pauscher Morawitz at 785-309-5770 or email [email protected] make an appointment to discuss a proposal.