Announcing Mini-Grants for October 9 2011 CicLAvia
updated: new deadline September 8th! Do you dance, perform, sing, play, paint, step, rap, drum, mime, or _____ ? You may be interested in applying for a CicLAvia mini-grant. The CicLAvia mini-grant program is intended to foster a more fun and festive atmosphere, and to help CicLAvia participants slow down and enjoy the open streets. CicLAvia will be awarding approximately ten $500 grants to individuals or organizations to produce activities in and along the Sunday October 9th 2011 CicLAvia route (map).
To apply, you’ll need to submit a muy simple one-page application, due 12noon on
Tuesday September 6th 2011. extended! Thursday September 8th 2011. Don’t send more than one page – or else! CicLAvia mini-grant detailed rules here. Grantees will be notified by October September 15th 2011. If you have questions, enter them in the comments below.
Mini-grant activities can take many shapes – use your creativity! Just a few possible examples: capoeira circle, stepping, mariachi, roller-skate parade of masks, dance performance, marching band, bike art, taiko drumming, square dance, jumpstyle, dodge-ball, cumbia, architecture walking tour, Civil War re-enactment, solar DJ, political rally, face-painting or whatever you think! Surprise us.
If you don’t receive a mini-grant and you still want to perform before tens of thousands of Angelenos – go for it!