The organizations have been awarded a complete of $251,500 by the Ohio Arts Council.
COLUMBUS — Seven Mahoning Valley organizations have been awarded a complete of $251,500 in grants Thursday from the Ohio Arts Council.
The OAC introduced 296 grant awards totaling $20 million in financial aid from the Coronavirus Support, Aid and Financial Safety Act for Ohio’s arts and tradition sector.
CARES Act funds have been made available to the OAC via the initiative of Gov. Mike DeWine and state legislative leaders and thru the approval of the state’s Controlling Board.
Awards have been decided via a tiered, need-based components that thought of every eligible group’s funds and reported bills qualifying below the CARES Act.
The Valley organizations and grand awards are:
- Ballet Western Reserve: $42,300;
- Butler Institute of American Artwork: $148,400;
- Etruscan Press: $13,300;
- Lit Youngstown: $4,500;
- Opera Western Reserve: $12,000;
- Stambaugh Refrain: $24,500;
- Stage Left Gamers: $6,500.
“This funding will go a great distance in supporting the restoration and resilience of Ohio’s inventive economic system, which is among the many pandemic’s hardest-hit sectors,” Donna S. Collins, OAC government director, stated in a information launch. “On this season of thankfulness, I be part of with the OAC board to specific my gratitude to Gov. Mike DeWine and leaders of the Ohio Common Meeting for investing in Ohio’s performing and cultural arts organizations.”