Mayor Angel Taveras has announced that the City of Providence is accepting proposals for Celebrate Providence! 2012 Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative, as the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism gets ready for another fun summer of theater, dance, music and other live performances in Providence’s neighborhoods.
The Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative awards funds to nonprofit community and arts organizations to create high-quality programs designed to respond to the unique characteristics of neighborhoods and foster a sense of community pride.
Organizations interested in participating must be located in Providence to be eligible for the grants and the programming must take place in the neighborhoods and public spaces of Providence between July 1 and September 1, 2012.Â The deadline to submit proposals is February 13th at 4pm.
Funding will range from $500 to $4,000 per project, and only one proposal will be accepted from an organization. For full project guidelines and application materials please visit providenceri.com/ArtCultureTourism.
Anyone interested in participating in the Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative is welcome to attend a free informational session at 444 Westminster St. on January 25 at 10 a.m. To register for the workshop, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-registration is required.