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City of Conroe Public Information
Monday September 13th, 2010 :: 12:37 p.m. CDT

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City of Conroe 2010-2011 Arts Community Enrichment Grants & Special Event Grant Cycle

The City of Conroe is proud to announce the arts organization and Special Event grant cycle These grants are for the Community Enrichment Grants that will disperse $60,000 and the Special Event Grants that are $60,000 from the Hotel Motel Tax Funds that is with the Conroe Convention and Visitors Bureau. All groups applying must be non-profit organizations and have a 501 C3 non-profit status with the State of Texas and must reside within the city limits or ETJ of Conroe, Texas. Below is a timeline to follow for the grant cycle:



· September 15, 2010 – Press Release announcing grant cycle



· October 1, 2010 Press release announcing grant cycle

· October 5, 2010 – No Grant review workshop –Janna Patrick or Harold Hutcheson will meet individually with those who are new applicants and those who request a meeting to review the application.



· October 5-15, 2010 (Tuesday to Friday)

Distribute at the Arts & Communication’s office. Each applicant can pick them up at City Hall at the Arts & Culture office 3rd Floor. Hours are 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Thurs. & Friday 8am to 5pm. City Hall, 300 W. Davis 936 522-3025

Go to www.cityofconroe.org and click on Arts & Communications to print out a grant application. This application is for Community Enrichment.

Special Event Grant Applications are through the CVB at 936 522-3501



Application pickup with Director of Conroe Convention Visitors Bureau

NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Monday – Thursday – 8am to 5pm Friday 8am to 4:30pm

Chamber of Commerce, 505 W. Davis St. Conroe, Texas

936 538-7109 - Director of Conroe Visitor Convention Bureau



· December 2 & 3, 2010 (Thursday & Friday)

Deadline to turn in grant application to Janna Patrick, Arts & Communications Coord. for the Conroe Commission On Arts & Culture



· Community Enrichment grant review subcommittee will pick up their packets to review week of December 6, 2010. City of Conroe – Janna Patrick



· December 15, 2010, Wednesday– 936 522-3501

9:30am – Applicants will make a 5 minute presentation to the Tourist Council at CVB





· January 12, 2011- Monday

First grant reviewer meeting in January – Review the grants and make decisions



· January 26, Wednesday, Workshop & City Council

January 27, 2011 Thursday, City Council Grant recommendations presented to workshop – Finance Committee and workshop



· January 26-27, 2011– Workshop & Council Meeting

City Council approval of grant recommendations. Checks will be mailed to the grant recipients.



The City of Conroe wishes the best of luck to the grant applicants and is here to serve and protect the citizens of Conroe.

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City of Conroe Public Information
300 W Davis St
Conroe, TX 77301

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Non-emergencies: 936-522-3025

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