Second NEA FY11 Grants to Orchestras Announced - (May 24, 2011)
Washington, D.C. - Orchestras will implement 38 projects that will provide educational and community activities, music lessons and workshops, residency programs, professional development for teachers and school administrators, tours, concerts, festivals, recording projects, and premieres of new works with the support of $1,265,500 in grants recently awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The second round of FY11 NEA grant awards was announced on May 17 in the major funding categories of Access to Artistic Excellence Part Two and Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth.
In addition to these larger grant categories, Arts on Radio and Television grants will support radio broadcasts by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, and the San Francisco Symphony.
The League has compiled the project descriptions for grants to orchestras and grants related to the orchestra field in the major grant categories. Complete lists of grants to all organizations in all funding areas may be found on the NEA web site.
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