CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
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
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.