Applications are due February 6, 2017
Applicant information session will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6pm at the MCAC.

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All applicants must either represent a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, or be programmatic partners with one for the proposed program. Funding emphasis is given to new efforts, with a high degree of artistic excellence, that addresses under-served audiences, and features Illinois artists. 


2015 Community Arts Access Awards

Proposals were made for $16,425 in Arts Programs, with a total of $7,440 being awarded.  Of the fourteen applicant groups, nine were awarded grants.  No group received more than half of the requested amount.

New Route Theatre         

Blm.     IL         61701           

Award: $1,250


illinois State University   

Nml     IL         61761           

Award: $800


illinois State University

Nml     IL         61790           

Award: $850

Bloomington Public Library Foundation   

Blm     IL         61701           

Award: $450

Holiday Spectacular, Inc.             

Blm     IL         61701           

Award: $1000

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People    

Blm     IL         61704           

Award: $790

Illinois Symphony Orchestra              

Blm     IL         61704           

Award: $1,250

Cultural Festival, Inc.              

Blm     IL         61704           

Award: $750

Heartland Theatre Company                

Blm     IL         61702           

Award: $300


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