Mississauga Arts Council Announces New Dance & Visual Arts Categories to their 2020 Micro Grants Program

The Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) announces additional dance and visual arts categories to its 2020 Micro Grants Program for local creatives.
 
The Micro Grants program is available to individual artists and unregistered groups/collectives living in Mississauga.
 
“MAC’s terrific Bingo volunteers working at Rama Gaming Centre earned nearly $20,000 for MAC’s micro grants this year,” says MAC’s ED, Mike Douglas, “today, we are announcing additional visual arts and dance categories to our Micro Grants program to enable more talented creatives to connect with Mississauga residents and advance their careers.”
 
Categories for funding include; an online dance video production for dancers, dance groups, and choreographers and an opportunity to participate in the Mississauga Invitational Fine Arts Show and Sale for professional painters or visual artists based in Mississauga.
 
This is the second of several grant announcements as MAC brings in fresh programs this summer, aimed at enabling the digital transition of the arts online. Stay tuned for news about digital education programs informing live streaming, video production, digital marketing and social media distribution. This will be one of the busiest years for new initiatives in the 39-year history of the Mississauga Arts Council.
 
The deadline to apply for the Dance & Visual Arts Micro Grants is Friday, September 4, 2020, at 11:59 PM. Guidelines, criteria, and details on how to submit applications can be found online at www.mississaugaartscouncil.com/microgrants/ 

The Mississauga Arts Council is dedicated to enabling the growth of the arts by creating opportunities and connections between artists and residents in Mississauga and beyond. The Mississauga Arts Council’s programming offers no-cost or low-cost opportunities to perform, learn, and engage.

Since its inception in 1981, the Mississauga Arts Council works to facilitate partnerships, encourage collaboration and provide awards for healthy competition between artists and performers, to strengthen our community and contribute to a more vibrant city.
 
For more information on Micro Grants, visit: www.mississaugaartscouncil.com/microgrants/

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