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Organization Giving Out Grants to Durham, Middlefield Residents for Creative Ideas

Durham/Middlefield Youth & Family Services will fund interesting proposals of community idea

Credit: Durham/Middlefield Youth & Family Services
Credit: Durham/Middlefield Youth & Family Services
Below is a press release from Durham/Middlefield Youth & Family Services.

This is your chance! Are you under 21 and have a great idea for an event or project that would be exciting for people in our community?  

Would your band like to hold a coffee house night? Would you like to create a mural in town? Would you like to organize an open mic poetry evening? 

Well you are in luck. Durham/Middlefield Youth & Family Services has money available for Durham, Middlefield or Rockfall resident under 21 interested in developing a project/event based on creative expression. DMYFS has allocated $600 to fund projects based on the ideas of our young people.

After reviewing the results of the most recent Search Institute Profiles of Student Life asset survey, DMYFS will focus on creative expression projects and activities developed by youth. So this is your chance to be a part of it.

Anyone interested
will be required to attend a Mini-Grant Workshop on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at DMYFS and should call 860-349-0258 to register. Completed applications are due by Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and the Review Committee will announce the awards by April 29, 2014. Project/activity needs to be completed by Sept. 1, 2014.

For additional information and to register, contact Durham Middlefield Youth and Family Services at 860-349-0258.

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