Winners of the fall cartooning grants have been announced:

The creators receiving grants are as follows:
Colleen Frakes – Tragic Relief
Geoff Grogan – Look Out! Monsters
Corinne Mucha – My Alaskan Summer
Lars Martinson – Tonoharu: Part One
Jaime Portillo – Gabriel

The Xeric Foundation has announced its most recent grant recipients. A total of $26,548 was awarded for five comic book projects. The Foundation has awarded in excess of $1,885,000 to comic book creators and nonprofit organizations since its first grant cycle in September 1992.

Established by Peter Laird, co-creator of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Northampton, MA based foundation offers financial assistance to self-publishing comic book creators in the US and Canada and to qualified charitable and nonprofit organizations in western Massachusetts.

DATES HAVE CHANGED! The next deadline and review dates for comic book grants are March 31, 2008 and May 1, 2008, respectively. The charitable organization grants are decided annually in March and announced separately.