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FY2015 Grants

Artist Development Grants

Artists in Schools Grants

Arts Partnership Grants

Creation Grants

Cultural Facilities Grants

Cultural Routes Grants Project Grants

Technical Assistance Grants

Artist Development Grants

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Graham McDowell, Burlington
$500 to support attendance at the Banff Wilderness Photography Workshops (story)

Stacy Raphael, Vergennes
$379 to support attendance at a two-day workshop on Liz Lerman's Critical Response Process at Marlboro College

Sean Clute, Stowe
$850 to support a presentation at the International Symposium on Electronic Art in Dubai, UAE

Carol Potter
$638 to support attendance at the 2015 Associated Writing Programs Conference in Minneapolis

Brendan Taaffe, Brattleboro
$500 to support the work of a videographer to document and promote new musical works

Artists in Schools Grants

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Academy School, Brattleboro
$2,500 to support a ten-day artistic cartography residency with Mollie Burke

Albany Community School, Albany
$2,500 to support a two-week circus arts residency with Rick Davis from Circus Smirkus

Barre City Elementary and Middle School, Barre
$2,500 to support a ten-day artist residency with Kimberly Desjardins in the preschool classrooms

Barre Town Elementary and Middle School, Barre
$2,500 to support a ten-day residency with Kimberly Desjardins at Barre Town Middle and Elementary School

Capstone Community Action, Barre
$2,500 to support a visual arts residency with Joanna Elliot

Chamberlin Elementary School, South Burlington
$2,500 to support a circus-arts-themed residency with Troy Wunderle

Chester-Andover Elementary School, Chester
$750 to support a three-day visual arts residency with Mollie Burke

Dothan Brook School, White River Junction
$1,000 to support a four-day puppet theater residency with Linda Whelihan

Ferrisburgh Central School, Ferrisburgh
$2,500 to support a ten-day sculpture residency and culminating lantern parade with Gowri Savoor

J.J. Flynn Elementary School, Burlington
$2,500 to support a ten-day dance residency with Karen Amirault

Lamoille Union Middle School, Hyde Park
$2,500 to support a twelve-day playwriting residency with Vermont Young Playwrights

Montpelier High School, Montpelier
$2,500 to support a ten-day music composition residency with Erik Nielsen

Montpelier Public Schools, Montpelier
$2,500 to support a ten-day lantern-making residency with Gowri Savoor at Union Elementary School

Mount Holly School, Mount Holly
$1,500 to support a five-day dance residency and culminating event with Karen Amirault

Richmond Elementary School, Richmond
$750 to support a three-day drumming residency with Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater

Ripton Elementary School, Ripton
$1,250 to support the five-day residency of Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater at Ripton Elementary

Robinson School, Starksboro
$1,250 to support a five-day songwriting residency with The Swing Peepers at Robinson School

The Village School of North Bennington, North Bennington
$2,500 to support a ten-day circus arts residency with Troy Wunderle at The Village School

Twin Valley Elementary, Wilmington
$2,500 to support a ten-day visual arts residency with Linda Whelihan that will result in a collaboratively created mosaic at the school

Union 32 High School, Montpelier
$2,500 to support a ten-day theater residency with Kim Bent of Lost Nation Theater

Washington Village School, Washington
$1,250 to support a five-day creative writing and theater residency with Marv Klassen-Landis and Amadea Cesari

Arts Partnership Grants

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The Barre Opera House, Barre
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Burlington City Arts, Burlington
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Catamount Film and Arts Center, Saint Johnsbury
$7,000 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Circus Barn, Greensboro
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington
$7,000 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Friends of the Brattleboro Music Center, Brattleboro
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Grass Roots Art & Community Effort, Hardwick
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Helen Day Art Center, Stowe
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

The In-Sight Photography Project, Brattleboro
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

New England Center for Circus Arts, Brattleboro
$7,000 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

New England Youth Theatre, Brattleboro
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Opera North, Lebanon, NH
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Paramount Center, Rutland
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

River Arts of Morrisville, Morrisville
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Rockingham Arts and Museum Project (RAMP), Bellows Falls
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Town Hall Theater, Middlebury
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Vermont Arts Exchange, North Bennington
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Vermont International Film Foundation, Burlington
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

The Vermont Jazz Center, Brattleboro
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Vermont Performance Lab, Brattleboro
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Vermont Stage Company, Burlington
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson
$7,000 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Burlington
$5,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Vermont Youth Orchestra Association, Colchester
$7,000 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

VSA Vermont, Winooski
$7,000 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Weston
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Yellow Barn, Putney
$6,250 to support activities that strengthen communities through the arts

Creation Grants

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Emily Bernard, South Burlington
$3,000 to support the creation of a book of personal essays tentatively titled, "Black is the Body: Essays"

Heather Bryce, Montpelier
$3,000 to support the creation of "Breathing Under Water," an interdisciplinary site-specific work that will be created in collaboration with community members from Montpelier and Middlesex

Hannah Dennison, Chelsea
$3,000 to support the creation, exploration, and development of elements in Dennison's choreography to be incorporated into future large-scale dances

Lauren Feldman, Brattleboro
$3,000 to support the creation of a new full-length play script about the training, passions, questions, and experiences of a group of student circus artists

Brian McCarthy, Colchester
$3,000 to support the creation of original, full-length chamber jazz compositions

Rodrigo Nava, Putney
$3,000 to support the creation of three large scale steel sculptures

Cathy Osman, Marlboro
$3,000 to support the creation of a body of large-scale collaged artwork which  addresses ideas concerning the multifaceted relationship between Cambodia and the U.S.

Bill Ramage, Rutland
$3,000 to support the creation of a centripetal drawing installation on panels featuring downtown Rutland

Dan Snow, Dummerston
$3,000 to support the creation of a site-specific sculpture titled Stone Clouds--an environmental art piece to be featured outside the Pizzagalli Center at Shelburne Museum as part of the exhibit "Eyes OnThe Land."

Sumru Tekin, Charlotte
$3,000 to support the creation of a new multimedia work exploring the notion of a portrait as an invented aggregate

Abigail Waring, Wolcott
$3,000 to support the concept, creation, and performance of four dance-based duets with established collaborators

Cultural Facilities Grants

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The Barre Opera House, Barre
$12,909 to support an upgrade of lighting and sound equipment

Burlington City Arts, Burlington
$13,655 to support the upgrades to multi-media equipment and blackout shades for the Contois Auditorium

Dorset Players, Dorset
$13,975 to support new HVAC units

Friends of the Brandon Town Hall, Brandon
$4,202 to support electrical wiring upgrades as well as the purchase and installation of theater lighting and sound equipment

Friends of the Capital City Grange Hall, Montpelier
$25,265 to support renovations to the lower level including an accessible restroom and fire egress

Friends of the Enosburg Opera House, Enosburg Falls
$8,580 to support the upgrade of stage lighting and rigging for historic painted curtains

Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury
$3,336 to support the installation of a push button accessible door opener and accompanying signage

Isle La Motte Historical Society, Isle La Motte
$2,500 to support the construct and installation of a permanent storage system for collection

LPCTV, Ludlow
$13,750 to support the acoustic and lighting improvements

New England Youth Theatre, Brattleboro
$7,500 to support the installation of a push button accessible door opener and lighting improvements for the entrance

Norwich Historical Society, Norwich
$4,967 to support improvements to the exterior walkway

Orleans County Historical Society, Brownington
$3,600 to support accessible pathways between buildings at the Old Stone House Museum

One of  five painted curtains restored at the Wardsboro Town Hall

Town of Fairlee, Fairlee
$30,000 to support the installation of an elevator

Town of Wardsboro, Wardsboro
$5,664 to support new drapery and painted curtain restoration

Town of Waterbury, Waterbury
$30,000 to support the installation of a new HVAC system

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson
$9,250 to support the rebuild of stairs, window shades and multimedia projector for the Lowes Lecture Hall

Cultural Routes Grants

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Bishop John A. Marshall School, Morrisville
$200 to support a trip for pre-kindergarten through fourth-grade students to attend "Charlotte's Web" at the Stowe Performing Arts Center

Guilford Central School, Guilford
$200 to support a field trip for sixth-grade students to attend the musical "Wicked" in Hartford, CT

Integrated Arts Academy at H.O. Wheeler, Burlington  
$200 to support a field trip for fifth-grade students at the Integrated Arts Academy to attend "The Adventures of Robin Hood" at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Lamoille Union Middle School, Hyde Park
$200 to support students' attendance of theater performances at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts and/or Spruce Peak Permorming Arts Center

Laraway Youth & Family Services, Williston
$200 to support a school field trip for Laraway's 3rd to 12th-graders to see "Hip Hop Poetry" with Raphael Xavier and Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Robinson Elementary School, Starksboro
$200 to support  attendance for Robinson Elementary k-4th grade students at a performance of "Charlotte's Web" at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Winooski High School, Winooski
$200 to support Winooski High School students' attendance at the play "Jabber" at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Woodstock Union Middle School, Woodstock
$200 to support  a trip for first and second-grade students to the Hall Art Foundation in Reading

Project Grants

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BEAMS at Brattleboro Area Middle School, Brattleboro
$1,950 to provide vibrant arts programming for at-risk middle-school students

The Burlington Book Festival, Williston
$2,100 to support the 10th annual festival

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, Burlington
$3,000 to support free events at the annual festival

Cobleigh Public Library, Lyndonville
$350 to support a community read program of the book "Wonder" by Palacio

Community Engagement Lab, Montpelier
$2,100 to support the Creative Schools Initiative planning intensive

First Night St. Johnsbury Community Partnership, St. Johnsbury
$3,000 to support annual event performer fees

Windham Orchestra, Windham
$2,250 to commission and perform works by four composers with local ties

Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild, Burlington
$2,100 to support moving a biennial rug hooking and fiber arts show to a new venue

Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, Winooski
$2,400 to support artist fees for the 2015 festival

Lakes Region Youth Orchestra, Weston
$1,800 to support the production of 25th Anniversary programming

Middlebury Actors Workshop, Weybridge
$2,100 to support a fall production of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

Middlebury Studio School, Leicester
$1,500 to support tuition subsidies for clients of local nonprofits

Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, Burlington
$3,000 to assist with the conservation of the "Lost Shul Mural"

Opera Theatre of Weston, Weston
$2,250 to support the presentation of the East Coast premiere of "The Secret Garden" and related school programs

Revitalizing Waterbury, Waterbury
$1,750 to support the 14th annual Waterbury Arts Fest in July, 2015

Sandglass Center for Puppetry and Theater Research, Putney
$2,250 to support the Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival in 2015

Sustainable Woodstock, Woodstock
$1,400 to help produce the 2015 Bookstock Literary Festival

Vermont Independent School of the Arts, Sharon
$767 to support the fall Chalk Fest

Vermont Shakespeare Company, North Hero
$2,400 to support the 8th summer season of Shakespeare in the Park

Waterbury Duxbury School District, Waterbury
$3,000 to support the 2014 River of Light Lantern Parade

Technical Assistance Grants

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River Arts, Morrisville
$1,469 to support a staff member's attendance at the National Guild Conference for Community Arts Education in Los Angeles