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September 15, 2016

Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards Third Quarter Project Support Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Greater Columbus Arts Council board of trustees approved 15 grants totaling $114,550 for third quarter Project Support in 2016.

Various performances and exhibitions will occur throughout Columbus such as the Dare to be Heard poetry workshop and readings at the Columbus Cultural Art Center, South Pacific at Northland Performing Arts Center, Frequency Fridays’ experimental music in Clintonville and the Central Ohio Discovery Ensemble presenting contemporary classical music at Wild Goose Creative. Find out more at www.columbusmakesart.com.

October 15 is the last deadline for Project Support in 2016.

Project Support: Project Support grants provide funding for the numerous short-term cultural activities that give Columbus its vitality. The Arts Council awarded $114,500 in Project Support grants to the following organizations and projects:

Organization / Project / Grant Amount

Available Light Theatre / The Columbus Voices Workshop / $13,325

Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble / Made in Ohio / $1,300

Eastside Arts Initiative / Eastside Arts Festival / $796

Eve Hermann / Confluence / $6,390

First Night Columbus / First Night Columbus 2016 / $22,500

Friends of the Cultural Arts Center / Dare to Be Heard Poetry Workshop / $1,140

Fuse Factory Electronic & Digital Art Lab / Frequency Fridays 2016 – 2107 season / $2,363

Hollie Klem / Another Year, Another Christmas / $4,613

Imagine Productions / 2016 – 2017 season / $6,500

Ohio Art League / Come Along With Me exhibition / $1,947

Ohio Performance Academy / South Pacific / $13,688

Opera Project Columbus / 2016 – 2017 season / $22,500

State of the Art Productions / 2016 – 2017 season / $2,700

Thomas Wells / Mivos Quartet & Columbus Composers Project / $1,724

Xclaim Dance / Fanciful Danciful Season 9 / $13,065

TOTAL: $114,550

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support. www.gcac.org.