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Fall 2007 Arts & Culture Grants

SMALL ARTS GRANT PROGRAM AWARDS PROJECT TITLE AMOUNT
20/20 Leadership "Students Teaching Students" 2,000
Arts Council of Johnson County Johnson County Arts Policy Initiatives 5,000
Arts Incubator of Kansas City ArtBiz 7,5000
The Barn Players 2007/08 Theatrical Season 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City The Arts Core Program 7,500
The Charlotte Street Foundation Urban Culture Project 10,000
City In Motion Dance Theater Inc CIM School of Dance Brochure Project 3,000
City Vision Ministries Youth Arts Education Project 7,000
Civic Opera Theater of Kansas City 2007/2008 Opera Season 3,000
DeLaSalle Education Center Arts and Culture Curriculum 7,500
Diocese Of KC-St Joseph, Central City School Fund Connecting Schools to the Arts 8,162
Genesis School, Inc. Jali Kunda Drummers & Dancers Troupe 7,500
Heartland Chamber Music Ltd HCM Academy 2,500
Japan America Society Ltd 10th Annual Japan Festival 3,000
Jireh Dance Ministry Dance Clinics 4,500
Kansas City Artists Coalition Artists Pages 10,000
Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Education Outreach Program 8,000
Kansas City Chorale 2007/08 Concert Series 7,500
Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee Inc Master Classes and Seminars 2,500
Kansas City Jazz Orchestra 2007/08 Concert Season and Education Programs 5,000
Kansas City String Quartet Program 2008 Summer Public Concerts 3,000
Kansas City Symphony Chorus 2007/08 Season 4,000
Kansas City Youth Jazz Bands Kansas City Youth Jazz 6,000
KC Clay Guild Kiln Project 10,000
Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation Learning Through the Arts 3,338
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre Lighthouse Education and Community Initiative 7,500
Owen/Cox Dance Group 2008 Season 2,500
Park University Access to the Arts 10,000
Phoenix Family Housing Corporation On Site Dance and Performing Arts Instruction for Children in Low-Income Housing Communities 5,000
Red Echo Group Inc The Let's Make a Movie and Film Centers Program 5,000
reStart Inc. Arts for Children, Youth & Adults 8,000
Strawberry Hill Ethnic Cultural Society Inc Expansion of Display Rooms 2,000
Swope Corridor Renaissance Inc ARTS Program 5,000
Wylliams/Henry Danse Theatre Spring/Autumn 2008 Season 7,500
YWCA of Greater Kansas City Second Friday Arts Outreach 5,000
GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT AWARDS
Accessible Arts, Inc. General Operating Support 15,000
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art General Operating Support 20,000
Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City ArtsKC Fund Challenge Grant 100,000
Arts Tech (formerly Pan-Educational Institute) General Operating Support 15,000
Coterie Theatre General Operating Support 25,000
Folly Theater General Operating Support 10,000
Harriman-Jewell Series at William Jewell College General Operating Support 15,000
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival General Operating Support 10,000
Heartland Men's Chorus General Operating Support 7,500
Kansas City Art Institute General Operating Support 75,000/3yrs
(25,000/yr)
Kansas City Ballet General Operating Support and 50th Anniversary 50,000
Kansas City Repertory Theatre General Operating Support 120,000/3yrs (40,000/yr)
Kansas City Young Audiences, Inc. General Operating Support 90,000/3yrs (30,000/yr)
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Operating Support for Education and Outreach Programs 30,000
Mid-America Arts Alliance General Operating Support 15,000
Paul Mesner Puppets General Operating Support 10,000
Unicorn Theatre Unicorn Theatre General Operating Support and Option to Direct Some Funds to Capital Campaign 60,000
Wonderscope Children's Museum General Operating Support 15,000
Youth Symphony of Kansas City, Inc. General Operating Support 10,000
PROGRAM AND INITIATIVE AWARDS
American Jazz Museum Educational Programming 2007/08 20,000
Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College Arts Education Programs 25,000
Children's Museum of Kansas City Off-site Education and Outreach Programs 15,000
Friends of Chamber Music The Tallis Scholars; and "What Makes It Great?" 15,000
Guadalupe Centers, Inc. Cultural Art Programs 15,000
Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey 2008 AileyCamp in Kansas and Missouri 25,000
Kansas City Public Library Initiative of the Public Library and Black Archives of Mid-America 15,000
Kansas City Symphony Youth Education and Outreach Programs 20,000
Lawrence Arts Center Digital Media Program 10,000
Lyric Opera of Kansas City Education Programs 15,000
Mattie Rhodes Counseling & Art Center Art Gallery Education Project 20,000
Review Inc. Phase II Marketing Plan and Market Research 7,775
Union Station Kansas City, Inc/ KC Museum Kansas City Museum At Corinthian Hall Puppet Theater Programs 12,000
University of Missouri-Kansas City Musical Bridges Program at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance 22,500/3yrs
(7,500/yr)
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN AWARDS
Union Station Kansas City, Inc. Remodel of Exhibition Hall C 500,000