Longview Arts Groups Get $128K In State Grants


credit:

The Texas Commission on the Arts recently approved more than 900 grants totaling $11.6 million to communities with state-designated cultural districts.

The grants are available only to communities with such districts, and in Longview, Texas, that means more than $1.2 million in artistic improvements and programming will have been funded in the city since 2019, says Arts!Longview Executive Director Christina Cavazos.

The district includes the city's historic train depot as well as the Longview Museum of Fine Arts, which was awarded a $50,000 grant for renovations to its planned new home in the former bank building downtown.

Arts!Longview also received a $16,500 grant for enhancements to its Cultural District, and the Longview Symphony was awarded a $20,000 Cultural District grant to help pay for its "Star Wars Through the Years" concert in April.

The Texas Downtown Association also recently announced that Arts!Longview is a finalist in the President's Awards for Best Downtown Partner. Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Golfers Support Swings Fore Strings to Raise Money for Student Music Program

If you're looking for a good time while raising money for a good cause, try golf. The Salvation Army in Virginia Beach held its annual " Swings Fore Strings" fundraiser on Saturday, hoping to...more

How This Big Arts Show Across 18 U.S. Locations Can Help Health
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Tow Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

"There's no real reason why the arts, health, and science shouldn't be much more highly integrated," says Lear deBessonet, a Tony-nominated theater director and co-director of the One Nation One...more

Portsmouth Abbey School Junior to Travel to Washington, D.C., to Compete in the Poetry Out ...

A 16-year-old from Rhode Island is headed to Washington, DC, in April to compete in the Poetry Out Loud national finals. Jennifer Shon, a junior at Portsmouth Abbey School, won the state...more

Sowela to Offer Evidence-Based Culinary Medicine Program -

A Louisiana community college is adding a new concentration to its culinary arts degreeand it's all about health. Sowela Technical Community College's new Culinary Medicine Concentration blends...more

Arts mentorship program receives $700K boost

Hudson's Bay is putting its money where its mouth is. The Canadian department store is donating $1 million to support Indigenous communities across the country, the CBC reports. The donation...more

Real-World Experiences Can Help Your Creative Arts Students Create Real-World Change

"When I met with Gibson and a fellow trustee, Ronnie Greenwood, we quickly established a working relationship to consider how music students at [the University of the West of Scotland's] Ayr Campus...more

Sculpturecenter'S Annual Gala Celebrates Creative Community

"People often ask me why I chose wood. The answer is, that was the material that was available to me," said Thaddeus Mosley at SculptureCenter's annual gala in New York City last night. The...more

Putting the Empathy in Innovation: Grants Recipients Build Student Confidence, Connection ...

"When your peers are staring at you, waiting for instruction, it makes it hard to want to experiment, or create the sense of dynamism or play that brings music to life." So says James Spinazzola,...more

Santa Rosa High School'S Artquest Marks Anniversary, Hosts Arts Showcase

For 30 years, students in Santa Rosa, Calif., have had the option of studying either the visual or performing arts, the Press Democrat reports. Now they've got a chance to see their work up close...more

Two California Schools Tapped for National Arts Education Grants

The American Theatre Wing, the force behind the Tony Awards, is putting its money where its mouth is. The group has awarded more than 250 students in 34 states with grants to help them continue...more





Meticulon, a project of Autism Calgary Association in partnership with the federal government and the Sinneave Family Foundation, operates as a social enterprise that renders high-tech services provided by people with autism, leveraging their natural abilities at requiring attention to detail, repetition, and sequencing.



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs


Snagging and Clearing for Flood Control | Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health | National Guard Military Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Projects | Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Demonstrations, and Training Grants and Cooperative Agreements Sec | Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities_National Programs | Pacific Fisheries Data Program | Improving Teacher Quality State Grants | Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Oil Spill Impact Program | | Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2024 Copyright Michael Saunders