Mrs. Leann Binford

May 18, 2016

Bravo to our May Networking presenter Mrs. LeAnn Binford.   Federal grants are a stretch – but well worth it if we are successful.  Her encouragement, facts and strategies made us think about pushing forward to broaden our base of funding for the arts! It would be great if we all moved quickly just to…

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Workshop Wonders

Apr 25, 2016

and thanks…   To all those arts organizations that attended The Alliance’s first grants workshop on April 25!   Tons of questions, lots of information and just a little bit of anxiety about getting the new grants application done by the May 23 deadline. If you haven’t signed up to attend one of the next two…

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Mr. Jim Bob McMillan

Apr 20, 2016

Wichita Falls and The Alliance would like to thank Mr. Jim Bob McMillan for sharing his range of experience and knowledge at our April 14 Arts Networking session. Mr. McMillan is the Deputy Director at Texas Commission on the Arts. His lecture over the TCA grant programs and the grant application process was truly educational…

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Mrs. Erin Offord

Apr 1, 2016

A big Wichita Falls thank you to Mrs. Erin Offord for facilitating a great conversation at our March 10th Arts Networking session. Partnerships seem tough and are not always easy to manage, so we appreciate the tips, strategies and ideas! Ms. Offord of Senior Director of Programs at Big Thought, a Learning Partnership based in…

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City Council partners with the new Alliance for Arts and Culture

Mar 8, 2016

At its March 1, 2016 Council meeting, the Wichita Falls City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) and the City of Wichita Falls to transfer the responsibility for managing the city’s budget allocation for funding the arts. This landmark agreement is a new…

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