2017 Professional Development Grants

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Description

PURPOSE: Encouraging leadership and the sharing of good practices through professional development will advance our creative economy, support professionals and businesses, and enhance cultural dialog.

Details

Total funds: $10,000

Cycle: Annually. Opportunities must take place in the calendar year the application is submitted.

Maximum Amounts for Scholarships:  The costs of registration, travel and expenses up to $500 for programs which take place in Colorado, or up to $1,000 for programs that take place out-of-state, or $500 for on-line opportunities.

Details: Individuals may apply for any professional development opportunity they wish.  In addition, we encourage participation in two specific programs:

Eligibility Criteria

Review Process

Deliberation. Applications are approved at the next meeting of the Boulder Arts Commission following the deadline.

Evaluation criteria

  • Contribution to Boulder culture
  • Professional experience (resume)

Deadlines

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION: The first of each month beginning January 1, 2017, year round or until all funds run out.

Awards Announced: Next meeting of the Boulder Arts Commission following the deadline.

Apply

The application for Professional Development Grants is now closed. Awarded proposals can be found on this page. Check back in winter 2017 for the new deadlines.

Reporting

The report form for Professional Development Scholarship Grants can be found through this link. After you you submit the report you’ll receive  email confirmation and copy of the report via the email that you have included in the report. Contact Lauren Click at clickl@boulderlibrary.org or 720-564-2355 if you do not receive email confirmation.

More Information

Professional Development Grant Guidelines  / Process
General Eligibility Requirements
2017 Grant Application Schedule, General Guidelines & Process
Grant FAQs