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FairfaxArtsFairfax bestows grants on 40+ organizations

ArtsFairfax bestows grants on 40+ organizations

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ArtsFairfax has announced more than $430,000 in operating-support grants to 44 non-profit arts and culture organizations.

The grants provide “significant investment in the local arts economy, empowering a broad spectrum of Fairfax cultural organizations to become more resilient, stable and poised for growth,” said Linda Sullivan, president and CEO of ArtsFairfax, a non-profit organization that operates in conjunction with the Fairfax County government.

Support grants are awarded annually to arts organizations of all disciplines for up to 15 percent of their general operating expenses with a cap at $50,000. Applications are reviewed and scored by an independent grant panel comprised of local professionals with expertise in various arts disciplines, knowledge of grant practice, or knowledge of the Fairfax community.

Organizations receiving funding include 1st Stage, Acting for Young People, Amadeus Concerts, American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras, ArtLords/Wartists, Arts Herndon, BalletNova Center for Dance, CAPPIES of the National Capital Area, City of Fairfax Band Association, City of Fairfax Theatre Company, Creative Cauldron, Fairfax Choral Society, Fairfax Jubil-Aires, Fall for the Book, Falls Church Arts and Gin Dance Company.

Also, Iranian American Community Center, Jazz4Justice, Mosaic Harmony, Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre, Music for Life, New Dominion Chorale, NextStop Theatre Company, Northern Virginia Players, Providence Players of Fairfax, Public Art Reston, Reston Community Players, Smart House Movie and Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art.

Also, The Choralis Foundation, the Fairfax Ballet Company, the McLean Project for the Arts, the Reston Chorale, the Vienna Jammers Percussion Ensemble, Traveling Players Ensemble, Vienna Arts Society, Vienna Choral Society, Vietnamese Literary and Artistic Club, Virginia Chamber Orchestra, Virginia Winds Academy, VOCE, Washington West Film Festival, We Rock Cancer and Workhouse Arts Center.

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