Quilter's guild grant applications available

NORTH COAST – The Redwood Empire Quilter’s Guild announces that applications for Spring 2008 grants/fellowships are now available from the Humboldt Area Foundation.

Textile artists from Sonoma County to southwestern Oregon are invited to apply. Grants will be awarded in the range of $100 to $1,000.

The Quilter’s Guild created this fund to provide grants and fellowships to encourage interest, education and activities in the broad field of textile arts.

Examples of textile arts include wearable art, sewing, quilting, knitting, weaving, embroidery, fabric manipulation and dyeing.

Grant applications and information are available at the Humboldt Area Foundation or on their Web site at www.hafoundation.org.

Deadline for submission of grant applications is April 10, 2008. For more information, contact the Humboldt Area Foundation at (707) 442-2993.