For many arts and cultural organizations, May is "grants month." The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs' annual grant deadline is June 1st, and many are scrambling to gain access to available funding. Scott Rosencrans makes a living winning access to that grant money. He is owner of Grants Resource and joins WEMU's David Fair and Deb Polich of The Arts Alliance for a look at the process and importance of grant writing in this week's installment of 'creative:impact.'
The arts community around southeast Michigan is excited about new leadership in Lansing. Omari Rush has been named chair of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Rush also serves as executive director of CultureSource after years as Vice President at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Rush discusses his plans for the council with WEMU's David Fair and Deb Polich, president and CEO of The Arts Alliance, in this week's edition of 'creative:impact'.