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From our friends at the Mississippi Arts Commission:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: December 2, 2011
Contact: Susan Dobbs
Public Relations Director
601-359-6031
sdobbs@arts.state.ms.us
Mississippi Arts Commission to host a Series of Grant Writing Workshops for Mississippi Artists and Arts Organizations

Jackson -The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) will host a series of grant
writing workshops around the state, targeting Mississippi-based artists and arts
organizations. The workshops will begin at 6:00pm, unless otherwise noted. The schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2011 The Depot, Philadelphia, MS (will begin at
  • 5:30pm)
  • Monday, January 9, 2012 The Ellis Theatre, Cleveland, MS
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Hancock Co. Library, Bay St. Louis, MS
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Quisenberry Library, Clinton, MS

At each workshop, MAC staff will present an overview of the agency’s grant
programs and other services. This will be followed by an in-depth discussion on how to prepare an application for the agency’s upcoming annual grant deadline on March 1st. First-time applicants are especially encouraged to attend. The workshop on December 6th in Philadelphia will include an informative session on marketing and festival planning.
All of the workshops are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Larry Morrisey, Director of Grants at MAC at morrisey@arts.state.ms.us.
Registration is not required.

For those who are unable to attend any of the workshops, the week of January
30, 2012, webinar workshops will be held via spiderphone. Check the agency’s
website closer to then to find out details.

The Mississippi Arts Commission is a state agency, funded by the Mississippi
Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Cross Blue Shield of
Mississippi Foundation, the Riley Foundation, the Mississippi Endowment for the Arts at the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson and other private sources.

MAC is the official grants-making and service agency for the arts in Mississippi.
The agency serves as an active supporter and promoter of arts in community life and in arts education.

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