Artists as Natural Resource for Community Development


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Laura Zabel, a Kansas University graduate and executive director of a Minnesota-based economic development organization called Springboard for the Arts, led a talk at the Lawrence Arts Center about creative placemaking and how communities can connect its artists to increase activity and vitality to the community.

Zabel regards artists as an untapped resource for community development. Discovering how to tap into that is what Zabel expertly focuses in.

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Federal Programs Related to - Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other

Programs that sponsor any of a wide variety of activities in the arts and humanities. Arts Programs; Cultural Programs; Costume Design; Design Arts Programs; Fashion Design; Industrial Design; Multimedia Programs General Arts Education Programs that offer general arts educational programming and/or instruction.

Federal Programs Related to - Artists' Services

Programs that provide technical services, subsistence funding, studios or living facilities, and/or other services for individual artists. Artist Registries; Legal Services for Artists; Slide Registries; Travel Grants for Artists; Equipment Access and Services for Artists; Artisans Services

    Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

    Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones




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