COLUMBUS, Ohio – Twenty-one grants totaling $204,221 were approved by the Greater Columbus Arts Council Board of Trustees for 2019 Project Support: Cycle 2 grants. Additionally, the Board approved 10 BOOST grants totaling $59,030 in May.
Project Support: Project Support grants provide funding for a broad range of arts and cultural projects, events and programs.
Through the Project Support program, support is provided to a variety of diverse art experiences for our community, including free events such as Columbus Soul Festival, Goodale Park Music Series and VIVO Music Festival. Several grantees offer free and low-cost arts programming year-round, including Maroon Arts Group and Wild Goose Creative. New applicant 3060 ARTWORKS is a new gallery offering monthly openings with featured and resident artists as part of a recently created Hilltop Art Hop.
The Arts Council awarded $204,221 in Project Support grants to the following organizations and projects:
|Abigail Hartung/934 Gallery*||934 Gallery Programming & Festival||$6,680|
|Bobby Ferguson/Columbus Soul*||Columbus Soul||$4,500|
|Capriccio Vocal Ensemble||Capriccio Columbus 2019-20 Season||$15,348|
|Central Ohio Hot Jazz Society||Central Ohio Hot Jazz Music Series||$2,500|
|Columbus Jewish Arts Center||Columbus Jewish Arts & Music Festival Concert Series||$1,685|
|Columbus Jewish Community Center||Gallery Players 71st Season||$12,000|
|Friends of Early Music||Early Music 40th Anniversary Season||$17,500|
|Harmony Project||Harmony Project 10th Anniversary Concert Series||$23,750|
|Hixon Dance||Hixon Dance 12th Season||$4,000|
|John Stulz/VIVO Music Festival*||VIVO Music Festival||$11,600|
|Josh Miller/2×2 Hip-Hop Festival*||2019 2×2 Hip-Hop Festival||$4,250|
|Kyle Dineen/What? Music and Arts*||What? Music and Arts Festival||$7,664|
|Maroon Arts Group||Maroon Arts Group Suite||$20,279|
|Opera Project Columbus||2019-2020 Season||$20,000|
|Patricia Von Niessen/3060 ARTWORKS*||3060 Gallery Programming||$4,000|
|Short North Foundation||Goodale Park Music Series||$2,027|
|Six String Concert||2019-2020 Season||$7,650|
|Spotlight Columbus||South Asian Theatre Festival 2019||$7,000|
|The Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab||Frequency Fridays 2019-2020 Season||$4,000|
|VSA Ohio||ReelAbilities Film Festival Columbus: Based on a True Story||$4,038|
|Wild Goose Creative||Wild Goose Creative 2019-2020 Programming||$23,750|
*Applied via Fiscal Sponsor
There is one remaining deadline for Project Support in 2019: August 15.
BOOST: BOOST is a capacity-building program supporting the governance, leadership, technology and professional development needs of non-profit arts and culture organizations. The Arts Council awarded $59,030 in BOOST grants to the following organizations and projects:
|Camille Catherine, Inc.||$6,800|
|Columbus Children’s Choir||$6,715|
|Ohioana Library Association||$5,500|
|Short North Stage||$7,000|
|The Columbus Women’s Chorus||$2,137|
|The Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab||$4,898|
|Urban Strings Columbus||$7,000|
The BOOST program is closed for 2019.
About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: The mission of the Arts Council is to support and advance the arts and cultural fabric of Columbus. www.gcac.org
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CONTACT: Jami Goldstein