The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) has released the guidelines and applications for its 2010-2012 KickstArt Downtown Program online. The competitive funding program provides support for recurring arts and sporting events in downtown El Paso, with a focus on promoting tourism. The program has been developed to nurture the continuing revitalization of downtown El Paso.
Non-profit organizations, for profit entities and individuals are all eligible to apply. Applications for events taking place between September 1, 2011-August, 31, 2012 in eligible areas of downtown will be due on June 21. Applicants should plan on attending a workshop covering guidelines and process at 5:00 p.m. on June 6 in the 3rd Floor Training Room of City Hall. For more information visit www.elpasoartsandculture.org or call (915) 541-4481.