2015-16 Noteboom Governance Center Grants

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 grant recipients!

Nine orchestras have been selected by the League of American Orchestras to receive
2015-16 Noteboom Governance Center Grants for Board Development. The grants provide financial support to orchestra boards to strengthen their governance practice.

The 2015-16 grant recipients are:

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra      

Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra

Idaho State-Civic Symphony

New West Symphony

Plano Symphony Orchestra

South Bend Symphony Orchestra

Texarkana Symphony Orchestra

Tucson Symphony Orchestra



The Noteboom Governance Center was created in recognition of former League Board Chair Lowell Noteboom, honoring his longstanding commitment to improving governance practice in American orchestras. The Center is supported by leadership gifts from Richard and Kay Fredericks Cisek, The Clinton Family Fund, Marcia and John Goldman, and the Sargent Family Foundation.

Additional support is provided by generous grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Hearst Foundation, Inc., and the National Endowment for the Arts, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.