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Fall 2008 Arts & Culture Grants

GENERAL OPERATING OR PROGRAM GRANT
AMOUNT AWARDED
Accessible Arts, Inc.
General Operating Support
15,000
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
General Operating Support
20,000
American Jazz Museum
Educational Programming 2009 ($5,000)
Business/Finance Plan (up to $5,000)
up to 10,000
Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City
General Operating Support
75,000
Arts Incubator of Kansas City
General Operating Support
10,000
Arts Tech
General Operating Support
15,000
Carlsen Center, JCCC
Arts Education Programs
25,000
Charlotte Street Foundation
General Operating Support
10,000
Coterie Theatre
General Operating Support
25,000
Folly Theater
General Operating Support
10,000
Friends of Chamber Music
Chanticleer/Shanghai Concerts & What Makes It Great
15,000
Harriman-Jewell Series at William Jewell College
General Operating Support
15,000
Harry S Truman Library Institute for National and Internantional Affairs
Partnerships & Scholarships in Education: Promoting Educational Excellence
10,000
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
General Operating Support
10,000
Heartland Men's Chorus
General Operating Support
7,500
Kansas City Actors Theatre Inc
Development/Admin. Position
10,000
Kansas City Ballet
General Operating Support
25,000
Kansas City Chorale
General Operating Support
7,500
Kansas City Symphony
Youth Education & Outreach
20,000
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Operating Support (toward education and outreach expenses)
30,000
Lyric Opera of Kansas City
Education Program
15,000
Mattie Rhodes Counseling & Art Center
Building a Global Community Hand-in-Hand
20,000
Mid-America Arts Alliance
Cultural Programs/Professional Dev. in GKC
15,000
MO Alliance for Arts Education
Advocacy Program (Proactive Request)
30,000
Paul Mesner Puppets
General Operating Support
10,000
Toy and Miniature Museum
Operating Support (toward personnel expenses)
40,000
Unicorn Theatre
General Operating Support
10,000
Union Station Kansas City, Inc.
Dialog in the Dark exhibit
15,000
Union Station on behalf of Kansas City Museum/Corinthian Hall
Education Programs 
12,000
Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City
General Operating Support
25,000
Youth Symphony of Kansas City, Inc.
General Operating Support
10,000
                              TOTAL  31 LARGE ARTS GRANTS
567,000
SMALL ARTS GRANT PROGRAM
AMOUNT AWARDED
Alzheimers Association - Heart of America Chapter
Memories in the Making
6,050
Benilde Hall
Art Expression
3,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
The Arts Core Program
7,500
Chestnut Fine Arts Center Inc
2008-09 Theatre Season
8,000
Children's TLC Easter Seals
Arts and Culture Exploration for Children of All Abilities
7,500
City In Motion Dance Theater, Inc.
Adult Dance Development Scholarship
3,850
Culture Through Ballroom Dancing, Ltd.
Ballroom Dance Instruction in Public Schools
7,500
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on behalf of Central City School Fund
Connecting Schools to the Arts
7,500
Gillis Center for Children and Families
ART-Risk Kids: Gillis Integrated Learning Program
4,918
Heartland Chamber Music, Ltd.
Heartland Chamber Music Academy
5,000
Kacico Dance
2009 Season Support
6,000
Kansas City Boys Choir
Kansas City Boys Choir Performance Program (50 jackets)
5,000
Kansas City Chamber Orchestra
The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra-Education Outreach Program
10,000
Kaw Valley Arts & Humanities
Administration and Capacity Building
7,500
Liberty Symphony Orchestra
Community Children's Concert
3,000
Marillac Center
Expressive Arts Program
5,000
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
Lighthouse Education and Community Initiative
10,000
Northland Symphony Orchestra Association
Free concert
2,500
Owen/Cox Dance Group
Owen/Cox Dance Group 2009 Performances & Educational Programs
8,000
Phoenix Family Housing Corporation
Project Uplift
7,500
Rainbows End Theatre Inc
Rainbow's End Theatre, Inc. 2008-2009 Season
10,000
Review, Inc.
Marketing Plan Implementation (magazine and/or website)
10,000
Stonelion Puppet
Our Spring Won't Be Silent! An Environmental Art Outreach Program.
10,000
Theatre Atchison, Inc.
Theatre Atchison's Youth Programming
6,000
Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation
TMC Behavioral Health Expressive Arts
7,500
United Inner City Services
St. Mark's Arts and Culture Theater Program
7,500
University of Missouri-Kansas City on behalf of UMKC Innovation Center
KC Artist LINC
10,000
                              TOTAL  27 SMALL ARTS GRANTS
186,818
TOTAL 58 ARTS & CULTURE GRANTS APPROVED NOV. 2008
753,818