Our Journey

In partnership with Rockford Art Deli’s Here For Good campaign, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Rockford Area Arts Council are excited to announce that Rockford-themed face masks and Our Journey Begins at Home T-shirts are available for sale online now at the links below! Proceeds from each sale will seed the Our Journey Micro-Grant Program benefitting local artists and arts organizations to drive excellent project work in Winnebago County.

815 Mask

Rockford-Themed Mask Design

Our Journey Begins at Home shirt

Our Journey Begins at Home T-Shirt Design

Purchase Masks & T-Shirts!

For every $30 purchase of a three-pack of customized Rockford-themed face masks, $15 will be allocated to the grant fund or an individual masks for $11 will generate $5 for charity. For every $25 Our Journey T-shirt purchase, $10 will be given to local arts and arts organizations.

  • To purchase a MASK, CLICK HERE
  • To purchase a T-SHIRT, CLICK HERE!

Micro-Grant Program

The Our Journey Micro-Grant Program is designed to benefit artists and art organizations by awarding funding allocations of up to $500 for creative endeavors throughout the Rockford region. Completed applications will be accepted beginning June 1, 2020 and should be emailed to KPaul@GoRockford.com. Applicants should be creative, demonstrate love for Winnebago County, and celebrate all our community has to offer as we recover from the impact of COVID-19.

For complete details and selection criteria, CLICK HERE to download the Micro-Grant Program Application.