Rural Grants Available
The Laura Jane Musser Fund wants to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas including, but not limited to, economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education. Their Rural Initiative Program has funds available to communities in Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wyoming. Deadline to apply is November 7, 2012, and funding decisions will be announced in February, 2013. To learn more, please visit their website: http://bit.ly/pviUTm.