2012 Annual Grants Report

Arts Grants

Cinema St. Louis$20,000
To support the 2011 St. Louis International Film Festival.
Circus Arts Foundation aka Circus Flora$10,000
To support the 2011 Circus Flora.
Contemporary Art Museum$70,000
Support exhibition schedule, second of three for a total of $210,000.
Craft Alliance$30,000
To support fifth year in Grand Center.
Dance St. Louis$50,000
To support the 2012 production of Spring to Dance and general operating support.
Foundry Art Centre$10,000
To support quilt show exhibition.
Metro Theater Company$50,000
Support for the 2012-13 season. This is the first of two grants totaling $100,000.
Missouri Chamber Music Festival$4,000
To support 2011 inaugural festival.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis$100,000
For commission of new opera and staging of new works.
Prison Performing Arts$50,000
To support hire of an executive director. This is the first payment of grant totaling $100,000.
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis$25,000
To support new play development.
Saint Louis Classical Guitar Society$10,000
To present the Romero Family in concert.
St. Louis Public Library Foundation$50,000
This is the second of five payments totaling $250,000 to be paid over five years.
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra$100,000
To support audience development. This is the first of three grants totaling $300,000.
Sheldon Arts Foundation$50,000
To support 100th anniversary with a commission to Peter Martin for an original work.
Upstream Theater$3,000
To support 2011-12 season.
Washington University in St. Louis$12,000
To support middle and high school students in architecture camp, Alberti Program.

Parks Grants

Grace Hill Settlement House$74,575
To support the 2011 Whitaker Urban Evenings Concert Series. This is the second and final payment of a two year grant totaling $149,150.
Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park$25,000
To support installation of an entry gate.
Lafayette Park Conservancy$25,000
To support repair and maintenance in Lafayette Park. This is the first payment of a grant totaling $75,000.
Missouri Botanical Garden$114,158
To support the Whitaker Music Festival this is the first of a two year grant totaling $241,344.
Missouri Botanical Garden$12,510
This is the first payment of a two year grant totaling $26,410 to upgrade the sound system for the Whitaker Music Festival.
Tower Grove Park$30,300
This is the first payment of a grant totaling $60,000 for park maintenance projects due to funding cuts.
Ivory Perry Park Concerts$10,000
To support the 2012 summer concert series.