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Fall 2006 Arts & Culture Grants

Organization Name Grant Amount
Accessible Arts, Inc. $15,000
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art $20,000
Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City $50,000
Coterie Theatre $25,000
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival $10,000
Heartland Men's Chorus $7,500
Kansas City Actors Theatre Inc $10,000
Kansas City Art Institute $40,000
Kansas City Ballet $25,000
Kansas City Repertory Theatre $25,000
Kansas City Young Audiences, Inc. $25,000
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art $30,000
Lawrence Arts Center $10,000
Paul Mesner Puppets $10,000
Theatre for Young America $5,000
Youth Symphony of Kansas City, Inc. $10,000
Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College
Carlsen Center Arts Education Programs
$25,000
Friends of Chamber Music
Concert by Chanticleer:  'The Divine Tapestry: A Mass for All Time'
$15,000
Harry S. Truman Library Institute
Partnerships & Scholarships in Education: Promoting Educational Excellence
$10,000
Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey
KCFAA's AileyCamp 2007 and AileyCamp/The Group
$20,000
Kansas City Symphony
Kansas City Symphony Youth Education and Community Outreach Programs
$20,000
Mattie Rhodes Counseling & Art Center
Mattie Rhodes Center’s Latino Cultural Arts Division
$20,000
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
'Imperial Mughal Albums' Exhibition
$40,000
Unicorn Theatre
Unicorn Student Internship Program
$10,000
Union Station Kansas City, Inc.
Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition
$30,000
University of Missouri-Kansas City
The Musical Bridges Program at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
$7,500
William Jewell College/Harriman Arts Program
Harriman-Jewell 2006-2007 Education Series
$15,000
Allegro Community Children's Choir
Can You Hear Me?
$5,000
Art In The Loop Foundation
Public Art Commission for Oppenstein Park
$8,000
Arts Council of Johnson County
Audience Development Initiative
$5,000
Arts Incubator of Kansas City
2007 Operating Expenses
$7,500
The Barn Players
Lights, Sound, Tools and Equipment Initiative
$2,000
Beyond The Book
Educational Content Development for Beyond the Book’s exhibits/environments
$2,000
Camp Fire USA Heartland Council
Heartland Council's Arts Program
$3,000
The Charlotte Street Foundation
Urban Culture Project
$7,500
City In Motion Dance Theater Inc
Capacity Building:  Better Financial Management for City In Motion Dance Theater, Inc.
$3,066
Civic Opera Theater of Kansas City
2006-2007 Opera Season
$3,000
Community Childrens Theatre of Kansas City Mo Inc
Chameleon’s Arts and Residency Program
$2,000
DeLaSalle Education Center
DeLaSalle Theater Experiences for Urban Youth
$10,000
Fine Arts Chorale
Fine Arts Chorale 2006-2007 Season:  'Passages'
$4,000
Genesis School, Inc.
Jali Kunda Drummers & Dancers Troupe
$7,500
Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City
The Jewish Community Center's 2006-2007 CenterSeason
$7,500
Jireh Dance Ministry
Jireh Dance Clinics
$2,000
Kacico Dance
The Song and Dance Project
$2,000
Kansas City Artists Coalition
Open Studios 2007
$10,000
Kansas City Chamber Orchestra
Kansas City Chamber Orchestra/Education Outreach Program
$8,000
Kansas City Chorale
2006-2007 Concert Series
$8,154
Kansas City Jazz Orchestra
The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra 2006-2007 concert season
$5,000
Kansas City String Quartet Program
Kansas City String Quartet Program’s Public Concerts
$3,000
Kansas City Symphony Chorus
General Operating Support
$2,000
Kansas City Youth Jazz Bands
Kansas City Youth Jazz (KCYJ)
$5,000
Leawood Foundation
Life size bronze honoring one-room school house teachers
$2,000
Merriam Parks and Recreation Department
Metro High School Visual Art Exhibition
$1,000
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
Lighthouse Education and Community Engagement Initiative
$5,000
MO Kan 20/20 Vision Inc
Bringing Art Alive in a Teenager's World'
$2,000
Musical Theater Heritage Inc
Live Musical Theater Productions
$2,000
The Northland Symphony Orchestra Association
Classical Concert
$3,780
Padre Pio Academy, Inc
Education in the Arts
$2,500
Park University
Access to the Arts
$10,000
Phoenix Family Housing Corporation
On Site Dance Instruction for Children residing in a Low-Income Housing Community
$2,000
Red Echo Group Inc
Let’s Make a Movie Film Centers
$2,000
Reel Images Film & Video Group
A Conversation In Dance
$3,000
Review Inc.
Development and Marketing
$8,000
Rockhurst University
Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra
$8,000
Society for Contemporary Photography
Capacity Building/Assistant Director Position
$2,000
St Joseph Institute For The Deaf
Imagination Builds Self-Esteem! Art Education for children with hearing-impairments
$5,000
St. James Academy
St. James Academy Fine Arts Program
$2,000
The Storytellers Inc
Capacity Building for Organizational Effectiveness
$5,000
Wylliams/Henry Danse Theatre
Capacity Building Project
$7,500
Youth Movement (Ballet North)
Three Faces of Dance, School Tour and Cinderella
$5,000