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Applications accepted for legacy arts grant

A new Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC) grant round will award more than $100,000 in art funding. The application deadline is January 8.

The Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant may fund public art projects, school artist residencies, artistic perform- ances, art and cultural festivals, arts educational experiences and workshops.

The applicant must be located and the project must occur in the nine-county LRAC region of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin.

Funding decisions will be made on February 19. Applicants will be notified of the funding decisions within one week after the review date.

Grant funds to be distributed are:

--Arts Access, $86,848,

--Arts Education, $18,056

--Arts and Cultural Heritage, $7,926

Potential applicants may view grant guidelines after creating a user profile at

For information, contact the LRAC at 1-800-262-2787 or