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Arts Council of Greater Lansing Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Posted at 6:23 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 14:25:41-04

LANSING, Mich. — The Arts Council of Greater Lansing proudly announces grant funding totaling more than $15,000 that was distributed to area artists and arts organizations in the Capital region. This funding is provided through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) Minigrant Program and supports the creative growth of our Lansing communities.

The grants support the following: implementation of local art projects, resources for attendance at conferences and classes and promotion of Greater Lansing’s cultural activities to outlying areas through creative marketing efforts. “The Arts Council is so proud to administer these grants to our Greater Lansing awardees each year,” said Meghan Martin, Arts Council executive director. “These funds help to support our artists and arts organizations so they can continue to create and grow their businesses and organizations. This is especially critical right now as we see how important the arts are in a time of crisis."

Grants were awarded through each of the following program initiatives:

MCACA Minigrant (Round 2) funding totaling $15,000 for 2020 was awarded to the following seven recipients:

Nick Adkins; City of DeWitt DDA; Ele’s Place; Holt Community Arts Council; Lansing Children’s Choir; Lansing Concert Band and Lansing Symphony Orchestra.

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