The purpose of this financial grant program is to recognize the importance of the arts to the cultural, educational and economic well-being of its diverse population and location. The city’s goal is to encourage artistic quality and program innovation by providing funding for arts and cultural programs.
This year alone over $100,000.00 will be awarded!
For over 5 years now this grant program has awarded over $400,000.00 in grant money to both non-profit organizations and to individual artists
Here is just a partial listing of some of the organizations that have received grant money:
- Black History Society received $2,500
- Symphony Orchestra received $5,000
- A Dance Company received $4,000
- Pipes and Drums Corp. received $500
- Individual artists received a maximum of $2,000.
For more information about this grant program (and to find out whether or not you meet the eligibility requirement) you can visit their website.