Grant Recipients

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Each year the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission grants funds to various art organizations. Eligible organizations must be 501(c)(3) non-profits. Two different grant categories were offered for the fiscal year 2018-2019. $170,158 has been awarded. Recipient organizations are listed below in each category.


A&C Event Grants

$63,848 Awarded to 20 Organizations

Art Paws Inc. - Awarded $660

  • $660 to produce Art Paws

Artech - Awarded $3,000

  • $3,000 to produce Reno Art Fest

Arts for All Nevada - Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Summer Family Art Festival and Jingles Family Art Festival 

Classical Gala West – Awarded $3,000

  • $3,000 to produce Artown Classical Guitar Concert & Festival

David J. Drakulich Foundation for Freedom of Expression - Awarded $1,744

  • $1,744 to produce Rucksack Revelation and Sea Bag Stores Veterans Writing Project

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company - Awarded $3,000

  • $3,000 to produce Paint by Words

The Holland ProjectAwarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce Dystopic

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare FestivalAwarded $1,440

  • $1,440 to produce their Young Shakespeare Program

Merry War Theatre Group – Awarded $2,054

  • $2,054 to produce their Annual Summer Shakespeare Show

Nevada Humanities – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl

Nevada Museum of Art – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Hands ON! Second Saturdays

Note-Able Music Therapy Services – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Generation Z

Reno Jazz Orchestra – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce New Orleans: A Night in the Big Easy

Reno Little Theater – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" Community Days

Reno Philharmonic Association – Awarded $4,000

  •  $4,000 to produce the July 4th Concert in Wingfield Park during Artown

Reno Sparks Indian Colony – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Reawakening the Great Basin

Sierra Nevada Ballet – Awarded $3,750

  • $3,750 to produce Dancing By The River

University of Nevada Reno GalleriesAwarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce the Dyani White Hawk Exhibition

University of Nevada Reno – Awarded $3,250

  • $3,250 to produce the Reno Jazz Festival

Word of Life Ministries – Awarded $3,200

  • $3,200 to produce Gospel Fest

 


Project Grants

$106,310 Awarded to 26 Organizations   

Arts for All Nevada – Awarded $6,500

  • $6,500 to support the 2017/18 educational outreach for special education Washoe County School District classrooms.

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre – Awarded $4,500

  • $4,500 to support the company’s 2018/19 Season

Bruka Theatre of the Sierra Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support the 2018/19 Season

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to support the 2018/19 Season

Holland Project – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to produce a series of art workshops during FY18/19

KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting - Awarded $3,500

  • $3,500 to produce segments on the local art scene for the show ARTEFFECTS 18/19

KWNK Community Radio - Awarded $1,750

  • $1,750 to produce KWNK Community Programming

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare FestivalAwarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to provide an educational program for schools in Reno, InterACT 2018/19

Laughing Owl Productions – Awarded $1,311

  • $1,311 to produce Theater for Children Tours in Washoe County Elementary Schools

Nevada Humanities – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to produce the Great Basin Young Chautauqua Program

Nevada Museum of Art – Awarded $3,500

  • $3,500 to produce the 2018 Scholastic Art Awards competition

Nevada Public Radio – Awarded $875

  • $875 to produce NV89 Local 891 series on local musicians

Note-Able Music Therapy Services - Awarded $4,500

  • $4,500 to support their music therapy services 

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support their youth programs including live performing arts programming in elementary schools throughout Reno

Reno Chamber Orchestra – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support the 2018/19 Season of live chamber music concerts

Reno Jazz Orchestra – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to support the 2018/19 Season of live jazz concerts and education program

Reno Little Theater – Awarded $6,500

  • $6,500 to support the 2018/19 84th Season

Reno Philharmonic Association – Awarded $6,500

  • $6,500 to support Young People’s Concerts performed at the Pioneer Center during the FY18/19 school year

Reno Pops Orchestra – Awarded $2,250

  • $2,250 to support their Halloween Concert: Superheroes!

Reno Rodeo Foundation - Awarded $3,500

  • $3,500 to produce the Reno Rodeo 100 Storytelling

Sierra Arts Foundation – Awarded $4,500 

  • $4,500 to support the Elder Care Concert Series of free monthly concerts for senior citizens who reside in assisted living facilities, long term care facilities, memory care units and community based senior day care facilities.

Sierra Nevada Ballet – Awarded $4,000

  • $4,000 to present the full length ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream in summer 2018

School of the Arts, University of Nevada, Reno – Awarded $6,000

  • $6,000 to University of Nevada Reno Galleries to produce Piranesi and the Eternal City

TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada – Awarded $875

  • $875 to support the 2018 Season

University of Nevada Reno – Awarded $2,000

  • $2,000 to University of Nevada Reno to produce the Performing Arts Series