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Fall 2005 Arts & Culture Grants

Small Arts Grant Program Awards
Accessible Arts, Inc.
99 Drums Music & Cultural Camp
$5,000
Arts Council of Johnson County
Suburban Arts Initiative: Arts Business Plan
$10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
Fine Arts Program
$10,000
Chameleon Theatre
Chameleon Arts Residency and Resource Program
$5,000
DeLaSalle Education Center
DeLaSalle Arts Club Program
$10,000
Friends of the Carter Art Center
Student Art Exhibit and Sale
$5,000
Gardner Institute
Partners in Art
$7,500
Girl Scouts of Mid-Continent Council, Inc.
Camp Timberlake Art and Cultural Center--Capital Campaign
$10,000
Gordon Parks Elementary School
Let's Dance
$3,200
Independence Symphony Orchestra
An Evening of American Music — May 6, 2006
$3,100
Jellybean Conspiracy
metro-wide and national Outreach Kit - Year 2
$10,000
Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City
2006 CenterStage Playhouse Series: 'A Chorus Line,' 'Angels in America,' and 'Honk!'
$10,000
Kansas City Artists Coalition
hiring and training of new Assistant Director
$10,000
Kansas City Chorale
2005-2006 concert series
$5,000
Kansas City Design Center Inc.
Annual Lecture Series — Fall 2005 - Spring 2006
$7,500
Kansas City Jazz Orchestra
2005-2006 concert season
$5,000
Kansas City String Quartet Program
Public Concerts
$2,500
Kansas City Youth Jazz Bands
Kansas City Youth Jazz Bands
$10,000
Operation Breakthrough
Betsy'Kids
$10,000
Ozanam
Creative Arts Program
$5,000
Park University
Access to the Arts
$10,000
Paul Mesner Puppets
2005-2006 season productions and operating expenses
$10,000
Reel Images Film & Video Group
'A Conversation In Dance'
$4,000
Rockhurst University
Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra
$10,000
Summerfest Concerts and/or Recordings Inc
Summerfest Concerts and Educational Outreach Programs
$3,500
The Charlotte Street Foundation
Urban Culture Project
$10,000
The Northland Symphony Orchestra Association
Classical Concert
$3,200
Ballet North
Peter Pan School Tour, Nutcracker Children's Party and The Three Faces of Dance
$5,500
General Operating Support Awards
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art $15,000
Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City $20,000
Children's Museum of Kansas City $16,600
Coterie Theatre $25,000
Folly Theater $12,000
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival $10,000
Heartland Men's Chorus $5,000
Kansas City Art Institute $40,000
Kansas City Repertory Theatre $25,000
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art $20,000
Youth Symphony of Kansas City, Inc. $10,000
Program or Initiative Awards
American Jazz Museum
Young People's Initiative
$20,000
Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College
Cultural Programs/Arts Education
$25,000
Friends of Chamber Music
Concert by the Tallis Scholars: 'Mozart's Roots: a cappella music in Germany'
$15,000
Kansas City Symphony
KCS Education and Outreach Programs 
$15,000
Lawrence Arts Center
Summer Youth Theatre: Summer School in the Arts 2006
$10,000
Mattie Rhodes Counseling & Art Center
Latino Cultural Arts Program
$20,000
Review Fund, Inc.
Development and Marketing
$10,000
Unicorn Theatre
Park University-Unicorn Theatre Partnership
$15,000
William Jewell College -- Harriman Arts Program
Kansas City Educational Residency of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
$15,000
Capital Campaign Awards
Kansas State Historical Society, Inc.
Capital Campaign: Shawnee Indian Mission Development Project
$10,000
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
Capital Campaign: Endowment Campaign
$500,000
UMKC - The Conservatory of Music of Kansas City
Capital Campaign: UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance: 'Campaign for Scholarships and Excellence'
$250,000
Total Amount: $1,303,600
Total Number: 51