2009 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ March 10, 2008 deadline ]
Folk & Traditional Arts |
Local Arts Agencies
Media Arts |
Musical Theater |
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Local Arts Agencies
Alliance for Audience (aka ShowUp.com)
To support ShowUp.com, an audience development and arts marketing program for the greater Phoenix region. ShowUp.com has been conceived as the region's definitive resource for information about arts and cultural activities taking place in Maricopa County.
Alliance of New York State Arts Councils, Inc. (aka Alliance of New York State Arts Organizations)
To support Leaders Online, a series of leadership training webinars for arts leaders in New York state. Leaders Online is designed to enhance leadership skills, communication, networking, and collaboration among generations of arts leaders.
Americans for the Arts, Inc. (Consortium)
To support training and professional development for members of the State Arts Action Network (SAAN). In partnership with the Kentucky Assembly of Local Arts Agencies, the project will provide technical assistance and training designed to help strengthen SAAN members' organizational capacity, as well as enhance their ability to deliver services and manage leadership transitions.
Arts Council of Indianapolis, Inc.
To support Developing the Next Arts Audiences Summit 2: A National Audience Development Initiative. The project will be a national meeting focused on engaging younger (ages 20-40) patrons in the arts.
Arts Council of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
To support the Arts Marketing Boot Camp, a marketing and audience development training program for selected New Orleans arts organizations. Project activities will include specialized training programs to address short- and long-term marketing and audience development needs of the arts organizations.
Arts Wisconsin, Inc.
To support Wisconsin's Rural Arts Initiative II. The project will provide training, technical assistance, and information resources for artists and arts organizations in rural and small-town Wisconsin.
Bronx Council on the Arts, Inc.
To support the Cultural Venture Fund. Selected Bronx artists and arts organizations will be provided consultants and grants to facilitate the development of arts-related entrepreneurial ventures.
City of Eugene, Oregon
To support the creation of a public art master plan. The City of Eugene, Oregon, will conduct a cultural planning process to define vision, direction, and strategy for its public art program.
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
To support PhillyFunGuide.com, an online entertainment events calendar, and FunSavers, a weekly e-mail program offering ticket discounts. Funds will be used to upgrade the electronic marketing initiative that serves cultural institutions in the 10-county greater Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Illinois Arts Alliance Foundation
To support the Peer Coaching Circles and Mentor Connection Service. The project will provide professional development for emerging, mid-career, and established arts leaders throughout Illinois.
Ink People, Inc. (aka The Ink People Center for the Arts)
To support the DreamMaker Program: Creating Healthy Communities through Arts and Culture. The arts incubator program provides shared resources, workshops, technical assistance, administrative support, and individualized training for Humboldt County cultural groups.
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Los Angeles, CA
To support the Arts Board Leadership Initiative, a comprehensive board training program. The project will strengthen the infrastructure and capacity of selected Los Angeles County mid-sized arts organizations.
Metropolitan Arts Council of Greater Kansas City (aka Arts Council of Metropolitan KansasCity)
Kansas City, MO
To support the redesign and upgrade of the Council's Web site. The Council's primary purpose is to increase awareness of the arts, increase funding for the arts and cultural initiatives, and develop community leadership for the arts.
Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies (aka MACAA)
To support the Out-State Initiative. The project will include the redesign of the Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies (MACAA) Web site, training, and increased marketing services for MACAA's constituents.
Queens Council on the Arts, Inc.
To support the Artist Empowerment Initiative (AEI), a mentoring and professional development program. The AEI is designed to support and sustain emerging individual artists working in the visual and performing arts disciplines.
South Dakotans for the Arts (aka SoDA) (Consortium)
To support the Prairie Arts Management Institute (PAMI). In partnership with the Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies, PAMI will provide professional development to executive officers and staff of small and mid-sized arts organizations.
Tucson-Pima Arts Council, Inc.
To support the Creative Capital Workshop Retreat and a series of workshops designed to benefit the region's Native American communities. These professional development services will address needs identified in the Pima Cultural Plan.
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the MediateArt Program, a process that pairs artists with mediators to resolve arts-related disputes outside the traditional legal framework. The project will include a new series of negotiation, conflict avoidance, and dispute resolution services and programs for artists and arts organizations.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506