FY19 ANNAUL GRANTS TO ORGANIZATIONS AWARDED

FY19 ANNAUL GRANTS TO ORGANIZATIONS AWARDED

PROJECT GRANT:
Project Grants support arts and cultural activities of non-arts organizations and public institutions that are: (a) integral to the applicant’s overall mission and goals, and (b) achieved through community partnerships.

The Grant Review Panel charged with reviewing FY19 Project Grants convened in a public meeting at the Nevada Legislative Building, Carson City, Nevada on May 22, 2018.  This year’s panelists were:

  • Shelly Gilbride, Programs Officer, California Arts Council – Sacramento, CA
  • Charlie Seemann, Executive Director Emeritus, Western Folklife Center – Elko, NV
  • Michael Sweney, Art in Public Places Program Manager, Washington State Arts Commission – Olympia, WA

At the board meeting on June 11, 2018, the NAC board unanimously approved funding for applicants as listed below (in order of application number):

Kizuna Japanese Society Henderson  $3,156
Opportunity Village Las Vegas  $2,823
Henderson District Public Libraries Henderson  $1,430
Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada Carson City  $3,079
Sierra Nevada College Incline Village  $3,156
UNR – Board of Regents NSHE (School of The Arts) Reno  $3,259
UNLV – Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Las Vegas  $2,990
Nevada Indian Commission Carson City  $2,913
Renown Health Foundation Reno  $2,746
UNLV – Board Of Regents NSHE (School of Music) Las Vegas  $2,977
Nevada Humanities Reno  $3,310
Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch Minden  $2,425
Las Vegas Celtic Society Las Vegas  $2,630
Town of Tonopah Tonopah  $1,721
Channel 5 Public Broadcasting Reno  $2,759

 

ARTS LEARNING PROJECT GRANT:
The Arts Learning Project Grant is a project-based grant designed to support imaginative arts education/learning activities and long-term artist residencies that establish, expand and/or enhance lifelong arts learning and increase cultural awareness. A demonstrated planning process and an ongoing evaluation process by teachers, administrators, staff, artists and the community are considered integral parts of a successful arts education/learning project.

The Grant Review Panel charged with reviewing FY19 Arts Learning Project Grants convened in a public meeting at the Nevada Legislative Building, Carson City, Nevada on May 24, 2018. This year’s panelists were:

  • Barbara J. Good, Ed.S, Retired Coordinator of Elementary Fine Arts for the Clark County School District – Bozeman, MT
  • Kathleen Griffin, Retired Grant Coordinator for Lyon County School District – Yerington, NV
  • Karen McKenney, Artistic Director of the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre – Las Vegas, NV

At the board meeting on June 11, 2018, the NAC board unanimously approved funding for 10 applicants as listed below (in order of application number):

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts Reno $3,866
Henderson Libraries: Green Valley Library Henderson $3,826
Sierra Nevada Chapter of the American Orff Schulwerk Association Sparks $3,830
Sierra Watercolor Society Reno $4,207
Clark County Children’s Choir Las Vegas $3,920
Friends of Parkinsons Las Vegas $3,653
Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association – Intermountain Region N. Las Vegas $3,542
Notes With A Purpose Las Vegas $4,315
Clark County Public Education Foundation Las Vegas $4,009
Girls Rock Vegas Las Vegas $3,075

 

PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE GRANT (TIER 1):
Partners in Excellence Grants (PIE) strengthen Nevada’s arts infrastructure by supporting general operations of cultural organizations and institutions throughout the state. Together, NAC and the arts organizations it supports have increased access to and participation in the arts across the state – through quality arts programming, arts education initiatives and cultural leadership. PIE Grants reflect and enhance this important partnership.

The Grant Review Panel charged with reviewing FY19 TIER 1 Partners in Excellence Grants convened in a public meeting at the Nevada Legislative Building, Carson City, Nevada on May 22 and May 23, 2018. This year’s panelists were:

  • Joshua Heim, Arts Program Manager, City of Bellevue – Bellevue, WA
  • Katie McCleary, Writer/Founder of 916 Ink – Sacramento, CA
  • Nolan Preece, Artist/Emeritus Photography Professor and Gallery Director, Truckee Meadows Community College – Reno, NV
  • Kim Russell, Program Manager in the Education and Outreach Department, The Smith Center – Las Vegas, NV

ARTS LEARNING COMPONENT OF PIE GRANT:
To support and expand arts education/learning programming offered by Nevada’s nonprofit arts organizations, the PIE grant category includes an Arts Learning Component (ALC). This add-on funding opportunity is designed to support arts organizations with existing arts education/learning programs and to encourage other arts organizations to establish an arts education/learning program as part of their portfolio of services.

The Grant Review Panel charged with reviewing FY19 TIER 1 Arts Learning Component Grants convened in a public meeting at the Nevada Legislative Building, Carson City, Nevada on May 24, 2018. This year’s panelists were:

  • Barbara J. Good, Ed.S, Retired Coordinator of Elementary Fine Arts for the Clark County School District – Bozeman, MT
  • Kathleen Griffin, Retired Grant Coordinator for Lyon County School District – Yerington, NV
  • Karen McKenney, Artistic Director of the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre – Las Vegas, NV

At the board meeting on June 28, 2018, the NAC board unanimously approved funding for applicants as listed below (in order of PIE Level and application number):

PIE – TIER 1 / LEVEL 1

Red Mountain Music Company Boulder City  PIE $1,849 / ALC $705
Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists Las Vegas  PIE $2,104
The Nevada Woodchucks, Inc. Reno  PIE $2,247
Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Society Las Vegas  PIE $2,104
Lake Tahoe Classic Guitar Society Dba Classical Gala West Incline Village  PIE $1,743 / ALC $1,615
New Dance Foundation for the Arts Las Vegas  PIE $2,067

 

PIE – TIER 1 / LEVEL 2

Tahoe Chamber Music Society Incline Village  PIE $1,127 / ALC $2,695
Northern Nevada Bluegrass Association Washoe Valley  PIE $3,475 / ALC $1,507
Chinese New Year (CNY) in the Desert Las Vegas  PIE $3,938 / ALC $2,997
Sierra Women’s Ensemble Dba Bella Voce Reno  PIE $3,420
Las Vegas Pipe Band Las Vegas  PIE $2,965

 

PIE – TIER 1 / LEVEL 3

Carson Valley Arts Council Minden PIE $3,664
Wild Horse Productions Carson City PIE $3,924
Carson Valley Community Theatre Minden PIE $3,349
The Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra Henderson PIE $3,867
Sierra Nevada Ballet Reno PIE $4,048 / ALC $5,061
Virgin Valley Artists Association Mesquite PIE $2,199 / ALC $1,542
Henderson Symphony Orchestra Henderson PIE $3,698
Henderson Writers’ Group Henderson PIE $3,845
Sierra School of Performing Arts Reno PIE $3,845
The Generator Sparks PIE $3,676
Capital City Arts Initiative Carson City PIE $3,834 / ALC $4,754
A Public Fit Corporation Las Vegas PIE $3,236 /ALC $3,900
Get In The Act! Arts In Action Dayton PIE $3,901
Foundation To Assist Young Musicians Las Vegas PIE $2,840
Tahoe Arts Project South Lake Tahoe PIE $3,507
Left Of Center Art Gallery North Las Vegas PIE $3,845
Nevada Ballet Theatre Las Vegas PIE $4,119 / ALC $4,557
Orgonym Dba Artech Reno PIE $2,266
Reno Pops Orchestra Reno PIE $3,822
Sin City Opera Las Vegas PIE $2,702 / ALC $3,619
ADA Component $500
Reno Jazz Orchestra Reno PIE $3,991 / ALC $5,061
Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society Las Vegas PIE $3,518
Carson City Symphony Association Carson City PIE $3,867 / ALC $4,645
Yerington Theatre for the Arts Yerington PIE $3,845 / ALC $3,659
The Desert Chorale Las Vegas PIE $3,202
Dam Short Film Society Boulder City PIE $3,450 / ALC $783
Shooting The West Winnemucca PIE $3,834
Good Luck Macbeth Reno PIE $3,834
Mile High Jazz Band Association, Inc. Carson City PIE $4,104 / ALC $3,505

 

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