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Posted on: November 29, 2017

City Provides Funding for Community Events

Festival Funding

The City of Aurora invites community organizations and neighborhood groups to apply for Neighborhood Festival Funding Grants to assist with public community events in 2018.

Grants are available for groups that are hosting public events that acquaint Aurora residents with each other while educating participants about the community. Funds must be used for support services at the events, which can include rental of equipment, rental of tables or chairs, general liability insurance, security or emergency personnel, etc.

Grants are available for up to $1,500. Available funding will be distributed among all eligible applicants.

Events that have received funding in the past include Roots Aurora, the LaSalle Street Car Show, Juneteenth, and Dia De Los Muertos.

Application documents can be obtained at www.aurora-il.org/festivalfunding or at the Aurora Community Services Department, 51 E. Galena Blvd in downtown Aurora.

Applications can be submitted in person to the same location or via email to [email protected]

The deadline to submit applications is Dec. 15, 2017 for events planned for Jan. 1 through June 30, 2018; and March 1, 2018 for events running from July 1 through Dec. 31, 2018.

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