Arts and Humanities Grant Workshop, Tarble Arts Center-EUI, July 18, 2013

bucky-bioPic-smArts and Humanities Grant Workshop is July 18, 2013, at the Tarble Arts Center








Company of Folk and the Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) announce a special workshop on funding opportunities for individuals and organizations in the arts and humanities. The workshop will be presented Bucky Halker, director of Company of Folk, and Matt Meacham, a program officer with IHC will lead the workshop.


The workshop will take place on Thursday, July 18, 2013, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University, in Charleston. Participation is free and everyone is invited to attend.


Halker is a musician and producer of the Folksongs of Illinois CD series. He will discuss the work of Company of Folk in Illinois and the important role of ethnic and folk arts. He will review funding opportunities in the arts, with particular attention to Illinois Arts Council programs and its master-apprentice awards for folk and traditional musicians and artists.


Meacham will review IHC grant opportunities for non-profit organizations, including project grants, media grants, technical assistance grants, and general support grants. He will also provide a brief overview of the Council’s programs, emphasizing those that are available to organizations in downstate Illinois.  Halker and Meacham will also answer questions that participants may have about grants and the application process.


If you are interested in attending the workshop, or have questions, please contact:


Space is limited so reservations to attend the workshop are advised.


The Tarble Arts Center is located at 2010 9th Street on the EIU campus in Charleston. Visitor parking is free. For more information see online at, or contact the Tarble at 217-581-ARTS (-2787) or