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Fort Fund Grant Application Deadlines Announced for 2020; Informational Public Meeting Nov. 18

Released on Thursday, November 7, 2019
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Fort Collins, Colorado – The City of Fort Collins Cultural Services Department announces the 2020 application deadlines for the three Fort Fund grant programs.

  • Project Support II - deadline Jan. 7, 2020. The grant application will open Nov. 5, 2019.
  • Project Support - deadline March 10, 2020. The grant application will open Jan. 14, 2020.
  • Organizational Support - deadline April 7, 2020. The grant application will open Feb. 4, 2020.

A public meeting will be held to update the community on the Fort Fund application process on Monday, Nov. 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Canyon West Ballroom at The Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins.

The Fort Fund grant program supports arts and cultural events that enrich the creative vitality of the Fort Collins community, promote local heritage and diversity, provide opportunities for arts and cultural participation, help promote Fort Collins as a cultural center and tourist destination, and promote the health and well-being of all residents and visitors.

Established in 1989, the Fort Fund grant program is funded through a portion of the City of Fort Collins lodging tax. Grant applications are reviewed by the Cultural Resources Board with funding recommendations submitted to the Fort Collins City Council for final approval.

For more information about Fort Fund, please visit fcgov.com/fortfund. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Liz Irvine at (970) 416-4225 or PGFjbGFzcz0=">bGlydmluZUBmY2dvdi5jb20=.