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Each year the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission grants funds to various art organizations. Eligible organizations must be 501(c)(3) non-profits. Two different grant categories were offered for the fiscal year 2018-2019. $170,158 has been awarded. Recipient organizations are listed below in each category.


A&C Event Grants

$63,848 Awarded to 20 Organizations

 - Awarded $660

  • $660 to produce Art Paws

 - Awarded $3,000

  • $3,000 to produce Reno Art Fest

- Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Summer Family Art Festival and Jingles Family Art Festival 

 – Awarded $3,000

  • $3,000 to produce Artown Classical Guitar Concert & Festival

 - Awarded $1,744

  • $1,744 to produce Rucksack Revelation and Sea Bag Stores Veterans Writing Project

- Awarded $3,000

  • $3,000 to produce Paint by Words

Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce Dystopic

Awarded $1,440

  • $1,440 to produce their Young Shakespeare Program

 – Awarded $2,054

  • $2,054 to produce their Annual Summer Shakespeare Show

 – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl

 – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Hands ON! Second Saturdays

 – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Generation Z

 – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce New Orleans: A Night in the Big Easy

 – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" Community Days

 – Awarded $4,000

  •  $4,000 to produce the July 4th Concert in Wingfield Park during Artown

 – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Reawakening the Great Basin

 – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Dancing By The River

Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce the Dyani White Hawk Exhibition

 – Awarded $3,250

  • $3,250 to produce the Reno Jazz Festival

Word of Life Ministries – Awarded $3,200

  • $3,200 to produce Gospel Fest

 


Project Grants

$106,310 Awarded to 26 Organizations   

 – Awarded $6,500

  • $6,500 to support the 2017/18 educational outreach for special education Washoe County School District classrooms.

 – Awarded $4,500

  • $4,500 to support the company’s 2018/19 Season

 Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support the 2018/19 Season

 – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to support the 2018/19 Season

 – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to produce a series of art workshops during FY18/19

- Awarded $3,500

  • $3,500 to produce segments on the local art scene for the show ARTEFFECTS 18/19

 - Awarded $1,750

  • $1,750 to produce KWNK Community Programming

Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to provide an educational program for schools in Reno, InterACT 2018/19

 – Awarded $1,311

  • $1,311 to produce Theater for Children Tours in Washoe County Elementary Schools

 – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce the Great Basin Young Chautauqua Program

Nevada Museum of Art – Awarded $3,500

  • $3,500 to produce the 2018 Scholastic Art Awards competition

 – Awarded $875

  • $875 to produce NV89 Local 891 series on local musicians

- Awarded $4,500

  • $4,500 to support their music therapy services 

 – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support their youth programs including live performing arts programming in elementary schools throughout Reno

 – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support the 2018/19 Season of live chamber music concerts

 – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support the 2018/19 Season of live jazz concerts and education program

 – Awarded $6,500

  • $6,500 to support the 2018/19 84th Season

 – Awarded $6,500

  • $6,500 to support Young People’s Concerts performed at the Pioneer Center during the FY18/19 school year

 – Awarded $2,250

  • $2,250 to support their Halloween Concert: Superheroes!

 - Awarded $3,500

  • $3,500 to produce the Reno Rodeo 100 Storytelling

 – Awarded $4,500 

  • $4,500 to support the Elder Care Concert Series of free monthly concerts for senior citizens who reside in assisted living facilities, long term care facilities, memory care units and community based senior day care facilities.

 – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to present the full length ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream in summer 2018

 – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to University of Nevada Reno Galleries to produce Piranesi and the Eternal City

 – Awarded $875

  • $875 to support the 2018 Season

 – Awarded $2,000

  • $2,000 to University of Nevada Reno to produce the Performing Arts Series