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Awarded Grants

The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) provides financial support for both non-profit organizations and individual artists in St. Louis City and County. RAC supports non-profit organizations and individual artists through four core grants programs: Program Support, General Operating Support (GOS), Artist Support, and Artist Fellowships.

In 2019, RAC awarded $4.2 million in financial support for Program Support, Artist Support, Artist Fellowships, and General Operating Support.

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Artist Support

Awardee Discipline Amount Organization URL Year
Peggy EngCrafts & Traditional Arts3,000http://peggyeng.com2017
Robert NorfolkTheatre Arts3,000http://www.bobbynorfolk.com2017
Ryan MarquezMusic3,000http://www.ryanmarquez.com2017
Seema KasthuriMusic2,800http://www.seemakasthuri.com2017
Seth DonnellyMedia Arts3,000https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XojR7cZvmVA&list=PLyWed8Wty8DyeQUkRXCaGU1WdjLo_j_Lh2017
Shanlin YeVisual Artss3,0002017
Shayba MuhammadCrafts & Traditional Arts3,000http://www.mahnaljewelry.com2017
Sherry NorfolkTheatre Arts500http://www.sherrynorfolk.com2017
Basil KincaidVisual Artss3,000www.basilkincaid.com2016
Brian WoodmanMedia Arts3,000pruitt-igoe.com2016
Darcy EdwinVisual Artss1,8702016
Dave MooreVisual Artss1,300www.davemoorephotography.com2016
Dee LevangVisual Artss2,900http://www.deelevang.com2016
Douglas WeaverVisual Artss2,980www.dougweaverart.org2016
Ellie BalkVisual Artss1,500www.elliebalk.com2016
Greg McCraryMedia Arts890http://www.gregmcgraphics.com/2016
Howard A. JonesVisual Artss1,155www.howardjonesartist.com2016
Isaac RichardsonVisual Artss2,400irichardson.myportfolio.com/projects2016
James HegartyMusic3,000www.stlfreejazz.com2016
Jane Birdsall-LanderVisual Artss3,000www.rootlanguage.com2016

Due to the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020/2021 Program Support and General Operating Support grants amounts are not yet determined. Please check back in early 2021 for updated information.

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