Community Arts Support Grants awarded to area arts organizations

Community Arts Support Awardees

The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB), at their March 10, 2022 meeting, awarded fourteen (14) Community Arts Support Grants totaling $118,001.

The CMAB Community Arts Support Program provides biennial grants for administration, operations, equipment purchases and to improve access and outreach to underserved groups. These unrestricted grants are awarded to nonprofit arts organizations that demonstrate efficient management and high-quality artistic programming.

Award recipients:
1. 510 Art Lab, $7013 – Stearns County
2. Avon Hills Folk School, $7,907 – Stearns County
3. Buffalo Community Orchestra, $8,460 – Wright County
4. Buffalo Community Theater, $10,000 – Wright County
5. Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra, $6,982 – Stearns County
6. Chamber Music Society of St. Cloud, $10,000 – Stearns County
7. Granite City Folk Society, $4,925 – Stearns County
8. Great Northern Theatre Company, $10,000 – Stearns County
9. Great River Chorale, $10,000 – Benton County
10. Minnesota Dance Ensemble, $4,070 – Stearns County
11. SOAR Regional Arts, $10,000 – Wright County
12. St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra, $10,000 – Stearns County
13. Sinclair Lewis Foundation, $8,644 – Stearns County
14. Youth Chorale of Central MN, $10,000 – Stearns County

The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) strives to enhance appreciation of the essential economic and social roles the arts play in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright counties by providing grants and professional development services to arts and community organizations, schools, government units and individuals.