Monday, June 18, 2018
Jerome Foundation Announces Inaugural Organization Grant Recipients
The Jerome Foundation today announced $4,159,500 in grants to 84 arts organizations in Minnesota and New York City. These grants to nonprofit arts organizations comprise inaugural offering of the foundation’s new Organization Grants Program.
The two-stage application process attracted 254 organizations applying for 1-2 years of support. Jerome Foundation President Ben Cameron said in a statement, “This is a wonderful cohort of arts organizations offering important programs and services for early career artists.” The recipients include cornerstone Minnesota organizations such as the American Composers Forum, the Cedar Cultural Center, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, theLoft Literary Center, Mixed Blood, Nautilus Music-Theater, Northern Lights.mn, Penumbra Theatre, Pillsbury House Theatre, the Playwrights’ Center, Theater Mu, VocalEssence, and VSA Minnesota...