Wednesday, 10 June 2015, The Arts Partnership gathered for its annual meeting and party at Studio 222. With over 80 people in attendance, it was a great night of food, information, conversation and dollars!
A grand total of $81,300 was awarded to 30 organizations and nine individual artists.
The Arts Partnership awarded $70,600 to 30 organizations producing art from the City Arts Partnership grant. This money is a combination of dollars from the Cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo.
Celebration of Women and Their Music $1,000
Churches United for the Homeless $2,000
Fargo Parks Classical Musical Festival $1,800
Fargo Theatre $4,500
FM Area Youth Symphonies $3,500
FM Chamber Chorale $1,000
FM Community Theatre $2,000
FM Opera $3,000
FM Symphony Orchestra $5,500
FM Visual Artists $2,000
FM Youth Choir $1,000
Gooseberry Park Players $3,500
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County $1,000
Kid Core $1,000
Lake Agassiz Concert Band $1,500
Learning Bank $4,000
Moorhead Parks and Rec Celtic Festival $1,800
MSUM Cheryl Nelson Lossett Performing Arts Series $1,500
NDSU Department of Theatre Arts $500
NDSU Memorial Union Gallery $1,000
Plains Art Museum $4,500
Prairie Public Broadcasting $2,000
Red River Watercolor Society $500
Rourke Art Gallery and Museum $4,500
Spirit Room $2,000
Theatre B $5,000
Tin Roof Theatre $1,000
Trollwood Performing Arts School $3,500
West Fargo Public Library $2,000
West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive $2,500
In addition, we also awarded $6,250 in Sanford Arts Partnership grants to four organizations. This money is a direct contribution from Sanford Health.
FM Area Youth Symphonies $2,500
FM Community Theatre $500
FM Opera $1,750
FM Youth Choir $1,500
Finally, we awarded nine individual artists a total of $4,450 in grants from a variety of sources, including *Art Party, **the Moorhead P.E.O. scholarship, ***the Erin Koffler Memorial grant and privately raised dollars from The Arts Partnership.
McCal Joy Johnson $500*
Anne Kaese $500
Warren Kessler $500***
Tim Lamey $500
Amber Parsons $500*
Margaret Rozella Schneider $450
Elizabeth Schwankl $500
Scott Seiler $500*
Emily Williams-Wheeler $500**
In addition to awarding these dollars, the Partnership also voted in new TAP board member Jill Steinhaus from Microsoft and approved the changes to our 2015 By-Laws.
Congratulations to all the grant recipients and thanks for joining us!
photo credit: MeLissa Kossick