WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita City Council voted on Tuesday to approve staff recommendations for FY2023 grant funding totaling $432,708 to 23 different art organizations and individuals in three categories: operating grants, developing arts grants and artist access grants.
Under policy set in the 2012 Cultural Arts Plan Addendum, the Cultural Funding Committee, administered by the Division of Arts and Cultural Services coordinates the application and selection process in order to ensure the most qualified recipients are selected.
FY 2023 Operational Grants
|Arts Partners, Inc.||$25,000|
|Friends of Great Plains Nature Center||$12,000|
|McCormick School Museum, Inc||$600|
|Music Theatre of Wichita||$42,000|
|Orpheum Performing Arts Centre, Ltd||$18,000|
|Regina Klenjoski Dance Company||$8,000|
|Tallgrass Film Association||$26,500|
|The Kansas African American Museum||$28,000|
|Wichita Children’s Theatre||$20,000|
|Wichita Grand Opera||$7,125|
|Wichita Public Library Foundation||$29,000|
|Wichita Symphony Society||$41,000|
FY 2023 Developing Arts Grants
|Music on Site||$5,000|
FY 2023 Artist Access Grants
City staff and community partners are currently reviewing the Cultural Arts Plan and anticipate updates will be forthcoming to reflect the growth and cultural shifts that Wichita’s arts community has experienced over the past 10 years.