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Va. Arts Commission to Offer Application Help at Workshops

The Virginia Commission for the Arts will present a series of statewide application assistance workshops to be this month and next.

A workshop is scheduled locally for Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. – noon, at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean.

VCA Program Coordinator Cathy Welborn and Arts in Education Coordinator Tiffany Glass Ferreira will provide an overview of grant programs, updates to the Guidelines for Funding, application and review procedures, as well as general tips on preparing competitive proposals in preparation for the March 1, 2013, and April 1, 2013, application deadlines.

Workshops are free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to download the 2013-2014 Online Guidelines for Funding as well as appropriate applications to bring to the workshop at

For more information, visit or call 804-225-3132.