Five not-for-profit organizations in Kentucky will be receiving grant money from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in 2012. Grants are awarded to organizations that are creating works of art through commissions and artists residencies; engaging the public with works of art through exhibitions, tours and festivals; furthering lifelong learning in the arts in schools, communities and at arts organizations; or increasing community livability through the arts.
Grant recipients are:
Actors Theatre Of Louisville Inc. (aka Actors Theatre), Louisville, $80,000
Appalshop Inc., Whitesburg, $20,000
Appalshop Inc. (on behalf of WMMT-FM), Whitesburg, $30,000
Kentucky Dance Council Inc. (aka Louisville Ballet), Louisville, $20,000
Sarabande Books Inc., Louisville, $21,000
Yeiser Art Center Inc., Paducah, $10,000