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ARTS COUNCIL OF WINDHAM COUNTY INC
January 31, 2011

Several years ago I approached the Arts Council of Windham County for advice and fiscal sponsorship in starting an art program for economically disadvantaged children in our community.
The board offered me enthusiastic support and also agreed to be my fiscal sponsor. This gave me confidence in my idea and the backing of a professional organization.
In the three years since I started my program, ART iN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, the Arts Council of Windham County has been there with advice and encouragement. My organization would not exist without them.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in so many ways. The board of the Arts Council of Windham County hosted me at one of their meetings to hear about my fledgling idea for an arts program. They then agreed to be my fiscal sponsor. They also provided advice and encouragement. Their backing legitimized my idea and moved the program forward.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

If I had to make changes to this organization I would have a paid director and staff. This volunteer board does so much for the community of Brattleboro. The labor is all volunteer. They have contributed so much to the economic and cultural vitality of the town.

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Client Served & I started an art program for economically disadvantaged children in the town of Brattleboro, Vermont.