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Dingell Announces $112,000 in Federal Arts Funding for the 6th District

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced $112,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for six creative economy organizations in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. 

“Arts and culture bind our communities together, inspire people of all ages, bring joy to families, and power our local economies,” said Congresswoman Dingell. “With this important federal funding, we will help local organizations from Ann Arbor to Northville strengthen arts programs and open doors of opportunities for so many of our neighbors.”

Grant recipients:

  • Akroplis Quintet, Inc. received a $15,000 music grant to support a contemporary classical music festival produced by the Akropolis Reed Quintet;
  • Ann Arbor Film Festival, Inc. received a $20,000 media arts grant to support the annual Ann Arbor Film Festival and related public programming;
  • Kerrytown Concert House, Inc. received a $15,000 music arts grant to support the Edgefest experimental music festival;
  • Neutral Zone received a $35,000 visual arts grant to support Ann Arbor Teen Center’s artist in residency project;
  • University Musical Society received a $15,000 presenting and multidisciplinary works grant to support artist residencies, performances, and engagement activities;
  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor received a $12,000 literary arts grant to support the publication and promotion of a themed issue of the “Michigan Quarterly Review.”

To learn more about the National Endowment for the Arts grant program, please click here.

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