2013 Annual Grants Report

Arts Grants

Cinema St. Louis$30,000
To support the 2012 St. Louis International Film Festival.
Circus Arts Foundation aka Circus Flora$15,000
To support the 2013 Circus Flora.
Contemporary Art Museum$70,000
Final payment of a three year grant totaling $210,000 for exhibitions.
Craft Alliance$30,000
Final payment in $150,000 grant supporting new location in Grand Center.
Dance St. Louis$40,000
To support Spring to Dance.
Jazz St. Louis$10,000
Support to explore funding for new computer project.
Jewish Community Relations Council$6,000
To support 9/11 concert at the Sheldon Concert Hall.
Metro Theater Company$50,000
Support for the 2012-13 season. This is the second and final payment of two grants totaling $100,000.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis$80,000
To support new works and $20,000 for commission of “Champion.”
Prison Performing Arts$50,000
Second and final payment of a 2 year grant totaling $100,000 for support of executive directtr transition.
Saint Louis Classical Guitar Society$10,000
To support Paco Pena concert.
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra$100,000
To support guest artists, second of three payments totaling $300,000.
St. Louis Public Library Foundation$50,000
This is the third payment of a 5 year grant totaling $250,000 for renovations.
Stray Dog Theatre$12,000
To support transition of directors.
University of Missouri–St. Louis$15,000
To support 2013 Humanities Festival.

Parks Grants

Tower Grove Park$29,700
This is the second and final payment of a grant totaling $60,000 for park maintenance projects due to funding cuts.
Ivory Perry Park Concert Series$10,000
To support the 2013 summer concert series.
Lafayette Park Conservancy$50,000
To support repair and maintenance in Lafayette Park. This is the second and final payment of a grant totaling $75,000.
Laumeier Sculpture Park$50,000
This is the fourth of five payments totaling $250,000.
Missouri Botanical Garden$141,086
This is the second and final payment of two grants, one for the music festival and the other for sound upgrades for the festival.
Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis$100,000
To support the annual festival in Forest Park. This is the first of three payments totaling $225,000. This includes an extra $25,000 for the 2013 production of Shakespeare in the Streets.