Latvian Foundation sets deadline for proposals

A total of USD 50,000 is being made available in this year’s Latvian Foundation competition for projects supporting Latvian culture and arts, the foundation has announced.

The deadline for proposals is March 1.

Proposals may be submitted in one of two categories: Small projects with funding up to USD 2,000 and large projects with funding from USD 2,001 to USD 10,000.

Proposals must be submitted by e-mail to and by air mail to Latvian Foundation, P.O. Box 59, Merrifield, VA 22116, United States.

Further information about and forms for applying for funding are available on the foundation’s Web site,

Funding proposals are first evaluated by the foundation’s board of directors and those that pass muster are then put to a vote of the membership. Results are announced in October or November.

The Latvian Foundation was formed in 1970.

Andris Straumanis is a special correspondent for and a co-founder of Latvians Online. From 2000–2012 he was editor of the website.

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