Paint It Up! Program applications are now available

I was thinking of doing some drawing robots with the children of this program. Emily Daniels and I are talking about this. If anybody else is interested, please let us know. I know it will be fun and rewarding.

Paint It Up! Program applications are now available

Local organizations interested in working with youth to create murals in neighbourhoods’ experiencing high rates of graffiti vandalism can apply for funding through the Paint It Up! Program.

A partnership between the City and Crime Prevention Ottawa, the Paint It Up! Program was established as an enhancement to the City’s Graffiti Management Strategy. The Program provides $50,000 annually to fund projects that promote graffiti prevention and neighbourhood beautification through engaging community groups and at-risk youth in the development of murals in areas experiencing a high incidence of graffiti vandalism.

Applications for the 2012 edition of the Paint It Up! Program are available on the Crime Prevention Ottawa website or by calling 613-580-2424, ext. 22454. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4 p.m.

Public Information Sessions will be held for the Paint it Up! Program and interested parties are encouraged to register by calling 613-580-2424 ext. 22454.

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: 110 Laurier Avenue, Colonel By Room, Ottawa City Hall

Date: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean Sportsplex, Hall D