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in Press Releases April 30, 2012 1 min read

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council Board of Trustees has approved 10 grants totaling $11,525 in BOOST (formerly Technical Assistance) and “Artists in the Community” grants.

BOOST: BOOST (Broadening Organization’s Overall Skills and Technology) is a capacity-building program supporting the governance, leadership, technology and professional development needs of not-for-profit arts organizations. Applicants are encouraged to make a long-term commitment to continuous improvement and to develop skills that result in benefits not only to the organization, but to the larger arts community. Applications are accepted monthly and are funded on a first come, first served basis.

Applicant Name / Application Title / Amount Awarded
CityMusic / Website Overhaul and Rebranding /$6,800
TOTAL: $6,800

ARTIST IN THE COMMUNITY: Support for artists is provided through Professional Development Assistance and Supply Grants. These support programs give artists in the community the opportunity to enhance their skills and create work that helps drive the vibrancy of the arts in Columbus and Franklin County. Applications are accepted monthly and are funded on a first come, first served basis.

Ginnie Baer – $150
Donald Guess, Jr. – $475
Jeffrey C. Owen – $300
Alexandra Stoia Pierce – $500
Brooke Zamudio – $350

Nicole Gibbs – $650 – Anderson Center Residency
Leigh Lotocki – $950 – Gaga Intensive Dance Workshop
Jeffrey C. Owen – $800 – Hands-on Workshop with Clay Foster
Jane Tuss – $950 – Puppetmongers Spring Intensive Workshop

For more information on GCAC community funding, including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, go

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.

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CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492