April 09, 2014 - 11:48 AM
KELOWNA – The Cool Arts Society has received a $7,500 B.C. Creative Spaces grant from the provincial government to help with the development of a Cool Arts Digital Club.
“B.C. Creative Spaces grants support arts and culture in our communities,” Kelowna - Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick said. “Cool Arts can use this $7,500 grant to set up a digital club - providing new ways for people to express themselves through art.”
The Cool Arts Society provides arts opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities in the Central Okanagan.
B.C Creative Spaces grants support the creative and innovative capacity of B.C. artists and cultural organizations, with 41 organizations sharing $804,000 in funding. These one-time only grants are available to assist non-profit community and arts organizations, First Nations councils, and friendship centres in developing new spaces, improving existing facilities, and attaining specialized equipment.
Media contact: Kevin Langlands, B.C. Government Caucus Communications, 250-387-8589
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