The Harmon Arts Grant Program, named to honor former Mayor Paul Harmon, was created in 1993 to help promote the arts in the community. The maximum grant award is $5,000. Grant applications will be reviewed by Harmon Arts Grant Committee members who will make recommendations to the Normal Town Council.
Primary Funding Priorities:
Programs taking place within the Town of Normal
Programs administered by not-for-profit organizations
Programs administered by recognized community organizations
Funding to make a program or event more accessible to the public, particularly seniors, students, and low-income residents.
Operating costs associated with specific projects or performances
Programs serving a large number of patrons
Programs administered by organizations with a stated purpose to promote the arts
Secondary Funding Priorities:
Funding requests for capital items, such as equipment