Columbus Foundation Awards $1.4 Million in Arts-Related Grants

Columbus Foundation Awards $1.4 Million in Arts-Related Grants

The Columbus Foundation has announced grants totaling $1.4 million to fifty-one small or midsize arts organizations serving central Ohio.

The foundation awarded over $1.2 million to fifteen arts organizations with annual budgets of $350,000 in recognition of their work and achievement in the areas of artistic quality, attendance, inclusion, financial stability, board leadership, and/or overall management. Grant recipients include Ballet Metropolitan ($87,284); the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts ($145,008); King Arts Complex ($50,203); and Ohio Designer Craftsmen ($50,120).

Another thirty-three "community arts" organizations, which offer education and performance opportunities for the community but have limited access to private dollars, were awarded a total of $150,000. Grant recipients include the Available Light Theatre ($4,375); the Columbus Folk Music Society ($2,828); the Jeanne B. McCoy Center for the Arts ($9,387); Wild Goose Creative ($4,135); and the Women's Music Club ($2,576).

For a complete list of grant recipients, see the Columbus Foundation website.

(Photo credit: King Arts Complex)