2017 Arts Grants

Grant Amount Grantee City State Grant Purpose
$315,000 Appalshop Inc Whitesburg KY Culture Hub/Strategic Planning/Letcher County Culture Hub Partnership Fund
$100,000 ArtsRevive Community Development Corporation Selma AL Selma Redevelopment Authority
$50,000 Behold New Lebanon Inc New Lebanon NY Behold! New Lebanon
$315,000 Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Birmingham AL African American Civil Rights Heritage Sites Project/Nomination to World Monuments Watch
$35,000 Black Belt Community Foundation Inc Selma AL $35,000 for General Operating Support and $35,000 for Board and Leadership Training and Strategic Planning
$50,000 Building Bridges Across The River Washington DC 11th Street Bridge Park
$120,000 City of Asylum Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA City of Asylum
$45,000 City of Little Rock Little Rock AR City of Little Rock Creative Corridor
$175,000 Cleveland Festival Of Art And Technology Inc Cleveland OH Re-Making Ingenuity: Community, Capacity, and Strategy
$300,000 Coalfield Development Corporation Wayne WV Rediscover Appalachia/Coalfield FutuRE:build
$100,000 Community Partnership For Arts And Culture Cleveland OH General Operating Support
$150,000 Foundation For Appalachian Kentucky Inc Hazard KY Downtown Revitalization in the Promise Zone
$100,000 Glass House Collective Chattanooga TN Creative Placemaking along Glass Street
$100,000 Iquilt Partnership Inc Hartford CT Completing Bushnell Gardens: Phase 2 Design & Implementation
$15,000 Mountain Association For Community Economic Development Inc Berea KY AFN support for 2018 ($10,000) and support for PEP (ArtPlace tour) and AFN 2018 arts and culture learning journey ($5,000)
$10,000 National Arts Strategies Inc Alexandria VA Creative Community Fellows program
$50,000 National Committee For Responsive Philanthropy Washington DC Southern Grantmaking Project
$100,000 Paradise Garden Foundation Inc Summerville GA Paradise Garden Capacity Building and Staff Expansion
$150,000 Selma Center For Non-violence Truth & Reconciliation Selma AL The Local Restaurant & Local Farm Co-ops
$75,000 Shreveport Regional Arts Council Shreveport LA SRAC'S ARTISTS' ECO SYSTEM: CREATING A REPLICABLE MODEL
$75,000 Smart Kinston City Project Foundation Kinston NC Think SmART: Smart Kinston Phase Two
$45,000 Storyville Center For The Spoken Word Inc New York NY The Moth Mainstage in the Black Belt of Alabama and central Appalachia
$500 Tamarack Foundation Inc Charleston WV NAS Professional Development
$30,000 World Monuments Fund Inc New York NY Hadrian Awards
$150,000 Wormfarm Institute Incorporated Reedsburg WI Fermentation Fest- A Live Culture Convergence/General Operating Support
$65,000 Young Adult Development in Action Louisville KY Project H.E.A.L.
Derek Pruitt