In the latest round of grant funding announced today from the National Endowment of the arts, Texas arts groups received 47 grants totaling $2,343,500.
The Texas Commission on the Arts received $976,500 to support its state-wide programs charged with carrying out the NEA’s strategic plan.
Among those receiving the largest grants in the Austin area are Forklift Danceworks, which was awarded $115,000 in two separate grants, with $90,000 to support to support a large-scale production with the Astros Foundation.
Texas Folklife Resources netted two grants totaling $65,000. Austin Classical Guitar Society also received $65,000 for its youth education program.
Austin Opera — $20,000
Austin Symphony Orchestera — $25,000
Conspirare — $35,000
Imagine Art — $50,000
Mindpop — $25,000
Rude Mechs — $10,000
Texas State University — $10,000