From my email today:
Halstead Bead Sponsors $6,000 Bridge Jewelry Business Grant
Halstead Bead, Inc. is pleased to announce its Second Annual Business Development Grant for new designers entering the bridge jewelry trade. The grant will be awarded to a winning candidate in August. The winner of the 2007 Grant will receive $6,000 in cash and merchandise as well as other benefits. Applications must be received between April 15 and June 30, 2007. Complete application details can be found on the Halstead Bead web site.