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Community heART Highland Park

An Original Program of ArtOps

What do the arts mean to you?
Do you have a great idea for the arts in Highland Park?
Do you have a project that promotes the artistry and creativity of Highland Park?

Apply for a grant through Community heART Highland Park (CAHP)!

YOU have the potential to help enrich your community through the power of art. We want to hear from YOU!

HOW IT WORKS—THE BASICS

ArtOps is giving away $50,000 to arts-based projects that directly impact Highland Park.

ALL ideas are welcome and ANYONE can apply—from non-profits, to schools, to businesses, to individual artists. Must be at least 18 years old.

Eligible projects must:

·         Request at least $250.
·         Take place in or directly benefit Highland Park.
·         Involve the arts and engage the community in arts and culture. That includes the creation of a specific arts product or program.
·         Secure at least a 25% cash OR in-kind match.
·         Occur between February 1 and August 31, 2018.

DEADLINES AND KEY DATES

Applications open on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
Applications are DUE by Monday, March 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Awards will be announced in mid-April!

 

IDEATHONS

Join us throughout the months of February and March in Highland Park venues at our IDEATHON workshops, where you can share your ideas, explore collaborations for your project, get advice from grant professionals on how to put your application together, and meet your friends and neighbors to collaborate!

We want to help equip you with the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to apply. Anyone who plans on applying can come to these FREE sessions. Members of ArtOps staff, as well as our Action Team, will be there to assist you!

Specific dates, times, and locations for the Ideathons are coming soon! Check back for more details or contact ruffley@art-ops.org.

 

SIGN UP FOR INFO AND UPDATES

HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

Contact Jainelle Robinson at 248-559-2095 or robinson@art-ops.org or Anne Ruffley at 248-559-2095 or ruffley@art-ops.org. We’re here to help!

Download application materials, guidelines, and FAQs below:

Re-granting FAQ

Application – Organizations

Grant Application – Individuals

Checklist – Organizations

Checklist – Individuals

Budget Template

Grant Application Timeline

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WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW YOU CAN BECOME INVOVLED IN CAHP?

 Call Jainelle Robinson at 248-559-2095 or robinson@art-ops.org. We’d love to work with you!

 

ABOUT CAHP

Community heART Highland Park (CAHP) is an original program of ArtOps. CAHP is a two-year pilot project focusing on building community through the arts in Highland Park. The creativity of artists and residents is apparent in every corner of the community. Over the last year, ArtOps researched, conducted interviews, and started building relationships with stakeholders, artists, and business owners about the arts’ role in the city. This has led to a process where we will re-grant $50,000, fueling new art created by the community, for the community. The $50,000 is committed funds provided by a generous grant from the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation.

ABOUT ARTOPS

ArtOps is a wholly-owned LLC of Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings (DCWS), a 501 (c) (3) non-profit. ArtOps is the administrative arm of DCWS and provides a customized suite of managerial services for non-profit arts organizations in southeast Michigan. We help foster organizational development and capacity so that arts organizations may reach their full potential, offering expertise and staff services in strategic planning, board building, development, marketing, accounting, operations, and special events.

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Erb Foundation

 Funding for Community heART Highland Park was made possible by the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation.