ArtsBuild announces the recipients of its annual round of Mission Support grants.
ArtsBuild has awarded a total of $525,000 in Mission Support grants to 21 local arts organizations for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The group includes three first-time Mission Support grant recipients Dynamo Studios, The Pop-up Project and Stove Works. Total awards increased from $500,000 granted last year, and 21 is the highest number of arts organizations ever awarded Mission Support grants in a year.
Recipients for 2020-2021 include: Art120, Association for Visual Arts, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, Chattanooga Ballet, Chattanooga Boys Choir, Chattanooga Symphony & Opera, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, CoPAC, Creative Discovery Museum, Dynamo Studios, East Lake Expression Engine, Hart Gallery, Hunter Museum of American Art, The Pop-up Project, Scenic City Clay Arts, Sculpture Fields at Montague Park, SoundCorps, Southern Lit Alliance, SPLASH, Stove Works and Unity Performing Arts Foundation of Chattanooga.
President James McKissic says, Each of these organizations ArtsBuilds Community Arts Partners enriches Chattanooga and Hamilton County making it a better place to live, work and visit.
The cumulative total of the beneficiaries of all Community Arts Partners as well as ArtsBuilds own programs and arts education initiatives is estimated to be close to 1 million people each year.
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