Grant Awards

2016

Large Operational Grants – Awarded annually for three years
Awarded February 17, 2016, Approved by City Council April 5, 2016

The Dairy Arts Center, $50,000
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, $50,000
eTown, $50,000
Parlando School for the Arts, $50,000
KGNU, $20,000
Colorado Film Society, $20,000
Frequent Flyers Productions, $20,000
Open Arts, $20,000

Small /Mid-sized Operational Grants – Awarded annually for three years
Awarded March 16, 2016

Boulder Chorale, $10,000
Boulder International Fringe Festival, $10,000
Motus Theater, $10,000
Boulder Opera, $10,000
Colorado Hip Hop Collective, $10,000
NoBo Art District, $10,000
LOCAL Theater Company, $10,000
The Boulder Chamber Orchestra, $10,000
The Catamounts, NFP, $10,000
Band of Toughs, $10,000

Community Project Grants
Awarded April 20, 2016

JLF Boulder, Jaipur Literature Festival @ Boulder, $10,000
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Music for Everyone: from the Outdoors to Macky, $10,000
Boulder Samba School, 2016 Colorado Brazil Fest: Brazil Comes to Boulder, $5,000
Bridge House, 2016 Community art Show, $5,000

Arts Education
Awarded April 20, 2016

BMoCA, ARTlab, $3,000
Jan Osburn, Classroom Curriculum Through a Drama Lens, $3,000
Parlando Inc., BVSD On-Site Music Lessons, $3,000
Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare and Violence Prevention, $3,000

Innovation Fund Grants
Awarded June 15, 2016

Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, Tech Tuesdays Event Series, $5,000
square product theatre, Season on a Theme: Power & Privilege, $7,000
Additional funding (awarded July 20, 2016) to square product theatre, Season on a Theme: Power & Privilege, $2,000

Professional Development Scholarships

Cindy Sepucha,  Americans for the Arts Conference, $1,000 (Awarded 3/16/16)
Emily K Harrison,  Statera Conference, $455 (Awarded 3/16/16)
Alexa Allen, School of Shoemaking and Design, $1,000 (Awarded 4/20/16)
Amy Buckler, Statera Conference, $450 (Awarded 4/20/16)
Christopher Seelie, Nonprofit Stotytelling Conference, $1,000 (Awarded 4/20/16)
Cynthia Sliker, League of American Orchestras 2016 Conference, $1,000  (Awarded 4/20/16)
Ethan Hecht, Chorus America Conference, $1,000 (Awarded 4/20/16)
Emily Norman, Alliance Theatre’s Toddler Takeover: An Arts Festival for the Very Young, $1,000 (Awarded 4/20/16)
Brenda Alderete,  Moog Festival, Durham NC,  $1,000 (Awarded 6/15/16)
Forrest Lotterhos,  Alliance of Artist Communities, Portland, OR, $1,000 (Awarded 7/20/16)
Sue Boorman, Movie Maker Academy- 9 week online course, $500 (Awarded 7/20/16)
Marda Kirn, COP22 Climate Conference in Morocco and American Geophysical Union Conference in San Francisco, $1,000 (Awarded 9/28/16)
Leah Brenner Clack, To engage Madeleine Pollak of Pollak Productions for speech coaching, executive presence consulting and public speaking skills, $500 (Awarded 9/28/16)

Rental Assistance – Macky Auditorium Free Rental & Supplementary Funds

Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra, GBYO Winter Concert (1 free rental), $1,000
Colorado Mahlerfest,  Colorado Mahlerfest XXIX (1 free rental), $1,000
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, 2015/2016 Season Finale & 2016/2017 Opening Night (2 free rentals)
Boulder Ballet, Sensory Friendly Nutcracker 11/19/16 & 11/20/16 (2 free rentals), $1,000
Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra, GBYO Season Opener (1 free rental)