Our Town supports creative placemaking projects that contribute toward the livability of communities with the arts at their core. Our Town will invest in creative and innovative projects in which communities, together with their arts and design organizations and artists, seek to:
* Improve their qual...ity of life. * Encourage creative activity. * Create community identity and a sense of place. * Revitalize local economies.
Grants may range from $25,000 to $150,000. Projects may include planning, design, and arts engagement activities that reflect a systemic approach to civic development and a persuasive vision for enhanced community vibrancy. The application deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 11:59PM EST. Complete guidelines can be found here: http://arts.gov/grants/apply/OurTown/index.html.