COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) Board of Trustees approved $171,870 in Project Support grants to three individual artists and 18 organizations in September 2022.
Project Support grants provide funding for a broad range of arts and cultural projects, events and programs. The award recipients are listed below:
|Organization/Artist||Project Title||Grant Amount|
|Columbus Civic Theater||Radio Play Series 2022-2023||$7,000|
|Columbus College of Art & Design||Beeler Gallery: Diversity of Art Forms||$9,500|
|Columbus Fashion Initiative||Fashion for the Culture Series: Made To Grow Docuseries & Fashion Is Art Exhibit||$13,000|
|Columbus Jewish Community Center||JCC Jewish Cultural Arts Series||$16,000|
|Converging Arts Columbus||The Journey: Civil Rights||$6,500|
|Global Gallery||2022 Outdoor Concert Series and 2022 Artist Series||$1,200|
|Healing Broken Circles Inc||The Back Wall: Healing Creative and Performing Arts 2023 Series||$6,000|
|Hixon Dance||Hixon Dance 16th Season||$12,170|
|Imagine Productions of Columbus, Inc.||2022-23 Artistic Season||$7,100|
|Julie Whitney-Scott||Columbus Black Theatre Festival||$5,600|
|Leticia Vazquez-Smith||Day of the Dead Columbus 2022||$9,400|
|Loren Bucek||Global Water Dances Columbus||$6,500|
|OhioDance||2023 OhioDance Festival||$18,500|
|Oyo Dance Company||2022-23 Season||$6,800|
|Somali Cultural Festival||Somali Cultural Night||$7,500|
|Spotlight Columbus Inc||South Asian Theatre Festival 2022||$5,100|
|Sunday at Central||2022/23 Season||$6,000|
|The Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab||Frequency Fridays 2022-2023 season||$8,000|
|Vaud-Villities Productions, Inc.||Vaud-Villities 2022-2023 Show Season||$14,500|
|Xclaim||2022-2023 Company Performance Season||$5,500|
For 2022, GCAC awarded $465,570 to 49 Project Support recipients. For more information about Project Support funding and programs, including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, visit www.gcac.org or contact McKenzi Swinehart, Grants & Services Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artists interested in learning about GCAC’s programs are encouraged to sign-up for the Opportunities for Artists (OppArt) newsletter mailing list. This newsletter is shared with artists twice a month and includes information on grant opportunities and art-specific career opportunities in Columbus, as well as support for artists outside of GCAC. To opt-in, please visit gcac.org/workshops-and-resources/opportunities-for-artists.
Mission of the Greater Columbus Arts Council: To support and advance the arts and cultural fabric of Columbus. www.gcac.org
The Greater Columbus Arts Council receives major financial support from the City of Columbus, Franklin County Commissioners and the Ohio Arts Council.
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