COLUMBUS, Ohio — Twenty-eight grants totaling $228,984 were approved by the Greater Columbus Arts Council Board of Trustees for 2018 Project Support: Cycle 2 grants. Additionally, the Board approved 59 Artists in the Community grants totaling $44,929 in May.
Project Support grants provide funding for a broad range of arts and cultural projects, events and programs. The Arts Council awarded $228,984 in Project Support grants to the following organizations and projects:
|Organization/Grantee||Project Title||Grant Amount|
|934 Gallery||Monthly Programming and Festival||$4,000|
|Camille Catherine, Inc.||16th Annual Creative Strings Workshop and Festival||$12,168|
|Capriccio Vocal Ensemble||2018-19 Season||$10,162|
|Columbus Black International Film Festival||2018 Festival||$4,200|
|Columbus College of Art & Design||2018-19 Season of Public Programs||$21,250|
|Columbus Folk Music Society||Americana/Folk Concert Series||$2,178|
|Department of Theatre, The Ohio State University||Carlyle Brown’s Acting Black: Demystifying Racism||$4,000|
|Education Foundation for Freedom||Women & Girls’ Fest||$2,828|
|Hixon Dance||Hixon Dance 11th Season||$3,750|
|2×2 Hip-Hop Festival||2018 Festival||$4,000|
|Kyle Dineen||“Spectrum” Art Show, presented by What?||$2,438|
|Making A Difference||Cultural Wall Music Festival||$3,250|
|Maroon Arts Group||Summer 2018 Suite||$13,560|
|Ohio Historical Society||Black Heritage through Visual Rhythms Juried Art Show||$8,450|
|Opera Project Columbus||2018-19 Season||$21,250|
|Peggy R. McConnell Worthington Center for the Arts Orchestra||McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra kickoff concert at Brass Axis||$1,900|
|Pizzuti Collection||Exhibition and Program Support||$22,500|
|ProMusica Chamber Orchestra||ProMusica and Opera Columbus present: The Flood||$22,500|
|ROY G BIV Gallery for Emerging Artists||ROY’s 2018-19 Exhibition Season||$11,100|
|Sara Abou Rashed||Map Of Myself: My Odyssey to America||$3,750|
|Short North Civic Association||Goodale Park Music Series (GPMS)/Screen On The Green (SOTG)||$2,750|
|Short North Stage||Ohio Artists Gathering (OAG)||$4,500|
|Six String Concert||2018-19 Season||$6,800|
|Spotlight Columbus Inc||South Asian Theatre Festival and Workshop 2018||$4,500|
|State of the Arts Productions||2018-19 Season||$3,750|
|Sunday at Central||Chamber Music Recital Series||$2,700|
|The Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab||Frequency Fridays 2018-19 Season||$3,500|
|Wild Goose Creative||Season Programming 2018-19||$21,250|
This slate of awardees represents nine artistic disciplines and includes nine first-time applicants. Through the Project Support program, support is provided to a variety of diverse art experiences for our community, including festivals such as 2×2 Hip-Hop Festival (July 28), Creative Strings Workshop & Festival (July 4-7) and Columbus Black International Film Festival (August 23-25). ROY G BIV Gallery for Emerging Artists, 934 Gallery and Wild Goose Creative will each present a season of gallery programming and events in 2018-19. Funding also supports the Short North Civic Association’s free Goodale Park Music Series on six Sunday afternoons in the summer (July-August).
There is one remaining deadline for Project Support grants in 2018: September 1.
Artists in the Community
Support for artists is provided through Resource grants and Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Professional Development & Research grants. These grant programs give artists in the community the opportunity to enhance their skills and create new art that helps drive the vibrancy of the arts in Columbus and Franklin County.
Applications are accepted monthly and are funded on a first-come, first-served basis, until program funds are exhausted. All programs are open and accepting applications for the July 2 deadline (some restrictions).
|Artist Name||Award Amount|
Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Professional Development & Research grant:
|Artist Name||Award Amount|
For more information about individual artist funding and programs including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, visit www.gcac.org or contact Alison Barret, Grants & Services Director, email@example.com.
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, the Arts Council funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. The Arts Council is supported by the city of Columbus, the Ohio Arts Council, and individuals and businesses throughout the community. www.gcac.org
CONTACT: Jami Goldstein