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(Press Release provided by LCCC)

LELAND: The Leelanau Community Cultural Center (LCCC) is pleased to announce a grant opportunity for local women artists in honor of Dorothy Olsen. This award supports the creative work of women in the arts living in Leelanau County.

We invite interested artists to apply for this funding opportunity to foster the advancement of their work. The deadline for application is April 1, 2015. The recipient will be contacted by April 20, 2015. Awards are expected to range up to $2000 and as an example, may be applied toward marketing, materials, art fair booth rentals, professional development, travel and lodging for workshops. Applications will be available online or may be picked up at the office.

In keeping with the mission and values of the LCCC to promote creativity in our county, we look forward to offering the Women in the Arts award in order to expand art opportunities and strengthen the professional growth of women artists.

For more information contact the office at 231-256-2131 or go to

Photo(s) by Old Art Building in Leland