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Schuster Re-Grant Initiative opens applications for community arts programs

Published: 09/12/2022

The Schuster Re-Grant Initiative funds regional community art projects in and near Erie, PA. Interested parties are encouraged to apply before the Oct. 20, 2022 deadline.

The Schuster Re-Grant Initiative funds regional community art projects in and near Erie, PA. Interested parties are encouraged to apply before the Oct. 20, 2022 deadline.

The Gannon University Schuster Program for the Arts is proud to present the Schuster Re-Grant Initiative. The grant supports regional organizations through-youth based arts projects.  

The awards are selected by a democratic committee composed of a university dean, an Erie arts community member and approximately three Schuster Patron of the Arts Scholarship recipients. This opportunity is facilitated by Lori Steadman, Schuster Gallery Director and Director for the Schuster Program for the Arts. 

Steadman appreciates the program for its dimensionality, offering students the opportunity to “work in the community and with Gannon Administration to see how a grant is presented and awarded. Programs like ours open doors for the Schuster Patron of the Arts Scholars to witness projects grow from concept to reality through community arts funding.” 

Previous Schuster Re-Grant funded projects include the Inner-City Neighborhood Art House’s Fiber Arts and Wearable Arts Project, which used ice-dying, relief printing and weaving. 

This year’s application cycle begins Sept. 15 and will close on Oct. 20. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to email Lori Steadman at steadman005@gannon.edu

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