Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Art Proposals Sought for Grant

The Town of Herndon is accepting grant proposals of up to $5,000 through the Virginia Commission for the Arts Local Government Challenge Grant Program for projects to be implemented in FY2014.

Non-profit arts organizations incorporated in the Town of Herndon must meet general policy guidelines as published by the Virginia Commission for the Arts. See www.arts.virginia.gov. The commission’s 2013-2014 guidelines for funding and other resources are available on the website. Applicants should provide full documentation of projected budget, program planning and a detailed description of implementation of project.

Organizations that intend to apply for grant funding may submit their proposals by 5 p.m. on Feb. 1 to the performing arts supervisor at the Herndon Department of Parks and Recreation. They may be delivered to the Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon. Proposals may also be mailed to the Town of Herndon, PO Box 427, Herndon, VA 20172-0427, Attn: Performing Arts Supervisor.

The Herndon Parks and Recreation Department manages and operates the Herndon Community Center. The facility is open to the public, and daily to yearly admission passes are available. All year long, multiple recreation and fitness programs and special events are offered. To learn more about the Herndon Community Center and the department, please visit us at www.herndon-va.gov, or call 703-787-7300.