Amid Arts Cutbacks, Groups Share $500,000

The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, which is announcing $500,000 in grants to 11 performing and visual arts groups today, doubled its giving to $1 million a year in 2009 in response to funding cuts of the sort that have been in the news in recent weeks.

ASK NEWS:
  • Shelter Music Boston Brings Classical to the Homeless - Boston Magazine
    “There were so many financial cutbacks that musicians were losing ... cafeteria is large, and the residents congregate in groups, chatting like
    08/13/2014 - 1:11 pm | View Link
  • More
YAHOO NEWS:
  • Derbyshire Grassroots
    Members of Holymoorside & Walton Parish Council met for their full meeting on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Holymoorside village hall and in attendance were cllrs Martin Thacker (in the chair), Audrey Broderick, Dean Corbridge, Ann Grinbergs, Pat Maskrey, Jeff Swallow, Donald Walker, Norman Wragg and clerk Kate Brailsford.
    07/25/2014 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • Military bands offer musicians great jobs, similar challenges to orchestras
    Washington’s military bands offer functional music - but have the same challenges as civilian counterparts
    07/19/2014 - 11:02 am | View Link
  • Our schools can take no more: board
    Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows trustees catalogue years of cutbacks and closures
    07/18/2014 - 7:55 am | View Link
  • Businesses find playing pays off in productivity
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Mixing work and play can lead to better productivity.
    07/13/2014 - 3:35 am | View Link
  • Hey, Greensboro News & Record , don’t sell yourself cheap!
    CHARLESTON, SC — Have you heard about the latest innovative funding model that will save journalism? Allow a group that wants more coverage of the fruits of its labor to pay for you to provide it.
    07/2/2014 - 7:05 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Arts groups lobby for continued funding
    The groups will meet with Progressive Conservative and Liberal ... Griffin is concerned that it will be difficult to argue for more funding in a time of government cutbacks and restraint, but she said she is hopeful art education will survive.
    12/4/2011 - 9:05 am | View Link
  • Library closures threaten arts groups
    AMATEUR theatre and music groups have said that they fear for their futures as ... supported by 12 local authorities across Yorkshire ,is facing closure because of cutbacks. Campaigners say the music and drama library is a valuable resource with an ...
    10/27/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Alabama arts groups take 25 percent cut from state arts council
    "There have been cutbacks to try to balance budgets," said ASCA's Executive Director Al Head. "Legislators have had a really hard job trying to do that. I sympathize with the problem, but we have to do as good as job as we can talking about how arts are ...
    09/28/2011 - 2:04 am | View Link
  • Arts groups get funding help
    Three arts groups received checks for $6,327.94 apiece on Friday even as these groups face steep cutbacks from the Illinois Arts Council. The Peoria Symphony Orchestra, the Peoria Ballet and the Peoria Area Civic Chorale received the checks, totaling $ ...
    10/31/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Arts Groups Lose Out in Fight for Funds
    One reason for the struggles: Some people "think of arts as an unnecessary frill," and discount arts groups' economic and educational contributions to society, says Lester Salamon, director of the Center for Civil Society Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
    03/17/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Arts funding | Culture | The Guardian
    News, features, podcasts, audio and video about arts funding on the Culture site of the Guardian
    08/22/2014 - 11:01 am | View Website
  • Culture and the Arts
    The ArtsBeat blog is devoted to culture news and reviews, and to the work and interests of the reporters and critics of The Times’s culture department and the Book ...
    08/21/2014 - 3:06 pm | View Website
  • Cuts in Arts Programs Leave Sour Note in Schools | 2003 ...
    Cuts in Arts Programs Leave Sour Note in Schools "Art is essential for a student's complete education," says Susan Pezanoski-Browne, an art teacher at La ...
    08/21/2014 - 4:07 am | View Website
  • Why public funding for the arts? | Stop BC Arts Cuts ...
    This blog is an extension of the website Stop BC Arts Cuts. We are a loose affiliation of arts supporters, artists, curators and arts workers in British Columbia who ...
    08/21/2014 - 12:04 am | View Website
  • Arts Funding Watch
    In this issue of Arts Funding Watch, the Foundation Center's newsletter devoted to arts-related topics, you'll read about a new report from the Cultural Policy Center ...
    08/20/2014 - 7:58 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Entertainment News