Thursday, August 19, 2010

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Announces FY 2010 Grants to PennPAT Roster Artists

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Announces
FY 2010 Grants to PennPAT Roster Artists

Full Press Release PDF here.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) announced today that it awarded 69 grants totaling
$113,708 to performing artists on the Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour (PennPAT) roster
during fiscal year 2010 (July 2009-June 2010). Thirty-three (33) grants were for Technical
Assistance projects; one grant was a Strategic Opportunity Grant; ten grants supported artist
travel to conferences; and 25 grants supported artist travel to the Roster Artist Retreat. A
detailed list of grant awards is available by clicking here.

About Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation fosters and supports arts programming for the benefit of arts organizations, artists and audiences and encourages exchanges that link the arts resources of the mid-Atlantic region to the rest of the nation and the world. The Foundation was created in 1979 and is a private non-profit organization that is closely allied with the region's state arts councils and the National Endowment for the Arts. It combines funding from state and federal resources with private support from corporations, foundations, and individuals to address needs in the arts from a regional perspective. The region includes nine states and jurisdictions: The District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia and West Virginia.


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