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2021 GIG Fund Grantees

In Round 1 of the 2021-2022 Grow, Invest, Gather (GIG) Fund, 80 arts and culture organizations across the Midwest received money to grow their capacity, fund creative engagements, and build community.

Funded projects will take place before December 31, 2021. Read more about these projects and the GIG Fund here.

Organization City State Grant Amount
George Daily Auditorium Oskaloosa IA $2,500.00
Levitt AMP Earlham Music Series Earlham IA $2,500.00
Fairfield Arts & Convention Center Fairfield IA $2,500.00
Golden Hills Resource Conservation and Development Area Oakland IA $2,500.00
Legacy Learning Boone River Valley Webster City IA $2,500.00
About Face Theatre Chicago IL $2,500.00
Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods Riverwoods IL $2,500.00
Red Clay Dance Company Chicago IL $2,500.00
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater Ensemble Chicago IL $2,500.00
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago IL $2,500.00
Facility Theatre Chicago IL $2,500.00
Theatre Y Chicago IL $2,500.00
Garvey Tubman Cultural Arts and Research Center Springfield IL $2,500.00
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Mt. Vernon IL $2,500.00
The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University University Park IL $2,500.00
Egyptian Theatre DeKalb IL $2,500.00
Magura Cultural Center NFP Arlington Heights IL $2,500.00
Woodlawn Arts Academy Sterling IL $2,500.00
South Asia Institute Chicago IL $2,500.00
Indiana Fashion Foundation Corporation Indianapolis IN $2,500.00
DePauw University School of Music Greencastle IN $2,500.00
Big Car Collaborative Indianapolis IN $2,500.00
Bridging Worlds, Inc. Ft. Wayne IN $2,500.00
Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette Lafayette IN $2,500.00
The Performing Arts Conservatory, Inc Indianapolis IN $2,500.00
Towle Performing Arts Company Hammond IN $2,500.00
Richmond Shakespeare Festival Richmond IN $2,500.00
Friends of Historic Vernon Vernon IN $2,500.00
Michigan Festival of Sacred Music Kalamazoo MI $2,500.00
Real People Media, Inc. Calumet MI $2,500.00
Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization Manchester MI $2,500.00
Mackinac Arts Council Mackinac Island MI $2,500.00
South Haven Arts Association South Haven MI $2,500.00
Artists Creating Together Grand Rapids MI $2,500.00
The HAI Foundation Hamtramck MI $2,500.00
TeMaTe Institute for Black Dance and Culture Detroit MI $2,500.00
The Benton Harbor Public Library Benton Harbor MI $2,500.00
Accent Pontiac, Inc. Bloomfield Hills MI $2,500.00
Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association Beaver Island MI $2,500.00
Aepex Contemporary Performance Ypsilanti MI $2,500.00
Oscoda County Library Mio MI $2,500.00
Flint Institute of Music FLINT MI $2,500.00
Crystal Theatre Crystal Falls MI $2,500.00
Exposed Brick Theatre St. Paul MN $2,500.00
Department of Public Transformation Granite Falls MN $2,500.00
CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio) St. Paul MN $2,500.00
Mask and Rose Women’s Theater Puposky MN $2,500.00
Partnership Resources, Inc. Minneapolis MN $2,500.00
Pillsbury House and Theatre Minneapolis MN $2,500.00
Fosston Community Library and Arts Association Fosston MN $2,500.00
Plains Art Museum Fargo ND $2,500.00
Arts for Vets Grand Forks ND $2,500.00
Sleepy Hollow Theatre & Arts Park Bismarck ND $2,500.00
Bridges Arts Council Valley City ND $2,500.00
Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas New Philadelphia OH $2,500.00
Greater Cleveland Urban Film Foundation Cleveland OH $2,500.00
Akron Art Museum Akron OH $2,500.00
Kent State University Kent OH $2,500.00
All People Arts Columbus OH $2,500.00
DANCECleveland Cleveland OH $2,500.00
Wave Pool Corp. Cincinnati OH $2,500.00
FRONT Exhibition Company Cleveland OH $2,500.00
Paper Circle Nelsonville OH $2,500.00
ArtSpace-Lima Lima OH $2,500.00
Springfield Museum of Art Springfield OH $2,500.00
Black Swamp Arts Council Archbold OH $2,500.00
In Education Akron OH $2,500.00
Kingdom Image Arts Columbus OH $2,500.00
Historic Homestake Opera House Lead SD $2,500.00
Gregory Horizons Community Development Corporation Dallas SD $2,500.00
Cave Collective Foundation Rapid City SD $2,500.00
Grand River Arts Council Lemmon SD $2,500.00
Friends of Rapids Music Wisconsin Rapids WI $2,500.00
Philadelphia Community Farm Osceola WI $2,500.00
Big Top Chautauqua Washburn WI $2,500.00
River Arts Prairie du Sac WI $2,500.00
Thrasher Opera House Green Lake WI $2,500.00
Hello Happiness Creativity Center Inc. Sheboygan WI $2,500.00
Young Auditorium at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater WI $2,500.00
Friends of McIntosh Memorial Library Viroqua WI $2,500.00