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In support of the creative spirits who live in Queens, the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) have opened applications their annual grants to individual artists and organizations.

QCA, whose mission is to “foster and develop the arts in Queens County,” according to their website, awarded more than $200,000 in grants to 26 indivudlas and 43 different organizations last year.

This year’s applications can be found on QCA’s website (www.queenscouncilarts.org). They are due Thursday, October 10, 2013.

For more information about applications, visit http://queenscouncilarts.org/qaf-orientation-requirements/.