Detroit Youth Arts Program Bolstered by $75K Grant from the Nea


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Detroit's young artists are getting a boost from a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Detroit Excellence in Youth Arts program, a partnership between Connect Detroit and 28 youth arts providers in the city, will use the funds to expand its data project and pursue collaborative opportunities, the Detroit Free Press reports.

"With this funding, Detroit Excellence in Youth Arts will be able to expand its work, specifically expanding its data project with Data Driven Detroit, supporting the newly formed Detroit Youth Arts Provider Network, and pursuing other collaborative opportunities," says Connect Detroit CEO Dierk Hall.

"This grant not only recognizes the incredible talent of Detroit's youth but also underscores the importance of investing in the arts as a means to foster creativity, connection, and growth within our city."

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