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Interlochen, Glen Lake Library Lead Arts Grant Recipients

Sept. 13, 2018

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announced grants to 506 organizations across the state totaling $10.7 million, including several grants to northern Michigan nonprofits. They include fine-and-performing arts institutions, community theater groups, musical festivals, historical societies, art centers and educational centers. The funds provide vital support for a range of community-based organizations with the purpose of preserving local history and cultivating an appreciation and participation in the arts, said MCACA Executive Director John Bracey. 
 
Grants cover costs associated with operations, projects, capital improvements, arts-in-education residences, services to the field, and regional re-granting initiatives. Local recipients include the following:
 
GRAND TRAVERSE
Interlochen Center for the Arts   $120,900
Old Town Playhouse   $19,500
Northwestern Michigan College/Dennos Museum   $22,500
National Writers Series   $19,500
City Opera House   $26,000
The Music House   $12,500
Traverse Symphony Orchestra   $15,000
Great Lakes Children’s Museum   $15,000
Parallel 45, Inc.   $67,500
Northwest Michigan Ballet Theatre   $8,300
Rotary Charities   $51,000
 
LEELANAU
Glen Lake Library   $90,000
Glen Arbor Art Association   $20,000
Leelanau Community Cultural Center   $15,000

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