The Arts Alliance announced that 16 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, plus one individual artist, have been awarded Arts & Cultural Projects and Professional & Organizational Development minigrants for Region 9: Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw counties.
“We applaud the State of Michigan’s investment in arts and culture through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs,” said Deb Polich, The Arts Alliance president/CEO. “The grants received by The Arts Alliance and our colleagues have a phenomenal ripple effect as they directly impact quality of life, education, economy and tourism throughout the state. We see that impact every day here in Washtenaw County and our Region 9 minigrant recipients report the same.”
In addition to its annual operational support, The Arts Alliance was awarded $41,300 to redistribute as the MCACA administrator for the Region 9 Regranting program.
The Arts Alliance announces the reallocations of these grants, also known as minigrants, in two categories: Arts & Cultural Projects and Professional & Organizational Development for Region 9: Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw counties.
The minigrant applications are reviewed by review panels comprised of artists, residents and organizational leaders from Region 9. The panels carefully considered each application based on criteria set by MCACA.