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2022 Grantees

Round 1

120 arts and culture organizations across the Midwest received a total of $300,000 through GIG Fund grants in Round 1. Funded projects will take place before December 31, 2022. Read more about these projects here.

Organization City State Grant Award
16th Street Theater Berwyn IL $2,500
Columbia College Chicago Chicago IL $2,500
Elastic Arts Foundation Chicago IL $2,500
Federacion de Clubes Michoacanos en Illinois Chicago IL $2,500
High Concept Laboratories Chicago IL $2,500
Muntu Dance Theatre Chicago IL $2,500
National Museum of Mexican Art Chicago IL $2,500
Side Street Studio Arts Elgin IL $2,500
Mississippi Valley Blues Society Moline IL $2,500
John R. and Eleanor R. Mitchell Foundation Mt. Vernon IL $2,500
DuPage Children’s Museum Naperville IL $2,500
Princeton Theatre Group Princeton IL $2,500
Southland College Prep HS Richton Park IL $2,500
Quad City Arts Rock Island IL $2,500
The Hub – Arts & Cultural Center Rushville IL $2,500
Sandwich Opera House Sandwich IL $2,500
Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago Skokie IL $2,500
University of IL – Springfield Springfield IL $2,500
Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival Urbana IL $2,500
Lotus Education and Arts Foundation Bloomington IN $2,500
USA International Harp Competition Bloomington IN $2,500
The Starbase Inc Fishers IN $2,500
Bridging Worlds, Inc Fort Wayne IN $2,500
Fort Wayne Cinema Center, Inc Fort Wayne IN $2,500
DePauw University Greencastle IN $2,500
Arthentic Arts, Inc Indianapolis IN $2,500
Indianapolis Museum of Art Indianapolis IN $2,500
Judah Ministries Indianapolis IN $2,500
City of Jasper Jasper IN $2,500
Fischoff National Chamber Music Association Notre Dame IN $2,500
Merrimans Playhouse South Bend IN $2,500
Art Barn School of Art Valparaiso IN $2,500
Quad Cities Chamber Foundation Davenport IA $2,500
City Music Assoc. of Des Moines Des Moines IA $2,500
Community Support Advocates Des Moines IA $2,500
Gateway Dance Theatre Des Moines IA $2,500
Earlham Chicks with Checks Earlham IA $2,500
Public Space One Iowa City IA $2,500
Iowa City Poetry Iowa City IA $2,500
Art Center Assoc. of Sioux City Sioux City IA $2,500
Kerrytown Concert House Ann Arbor MI $2,500
The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor MI $2,500
Tuba Back Chamber Music Festival Big Rapids MI $2,500
Real People Media Calumet MI $2,500
Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association Charlevoix MI $2,500
Cheboygan Area Arts Council Cheboygan MI $2,500
TeMaTe Institute for Black Dance and Culture Detroit MI $2,500
Wharton Center for Performing Arts at Michigan State University East Lansing MI $2,500
Grand Rapids Womens Chorus Grand Rapids MI $2,500
Good Hart Artist Residency Harbor Springs MI $2,500
Interlochen Center for the Arts Interlochen MI $2,500
Theatre North Ironwood MI $2,500
Kalamazoo Nature Center Kalamazoo MI $2,500
Kalkaska Downtown Development Authority Kalkaska MI $2,500
Michigan Jazz Festival Livonia MI $2,500
Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center Marquette MI $2,500
Oscoda County Library Mio MI $2,500
Polynesian Arts Advocacy Council of Michigan Novi MI $2,500
Accent Pontiac Pontiac MI $2,500
TempleArts Saginaw MI $2,500
Saugatuck Center for the Arts Saugatuck MI $2,500
South Haven Arts Association South Haven MI $2,500
Eisenhower Dance Ensemble Southfield MI $2,500
Great Lakes Children’s Museum Traverse City MI $2,500
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Chaska MN $2,500
An Opera Theatre Minneapolis MN $2,500
Open Eye Figure Theatre Minneapolis MN $2,500
Ragamala Music and Dance Theatre Minneapolis MN $2,500
New York Mills Arts Retreat New York Mills MN $2,500
Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Red Wing MN $2,500
Grassroots Culture St. Paul MN $2,500
Interact Center for Visual and Performing Arts St. Paul MN $2,500
Mizna St. Paul MN $2,500
Frozen River Film Festival Winona MN $2,500
Minnesota Marine Art Museum Winona MN $2,500
Plains Art Museum Fargo ND $2,500
The Human Family Fargo ND $2,500
North Dakota Museum of Art Grand Forks ND $2,500
New Rockford Area Betterment Corp New Rockford ND $2,500
Ashtabula Arts Center Ashtabula OH $2,500
Community Food Initiatives Athens OH $2,500
A Mindful Moment Cincinnati OH $2,500
Cincinnati Museum Center Cincinnati OH $2,500
Wave Pool Corp. Cincinnati OH $2,500
Cleveland Modern Dance Assoc. Cleveland OH $2,500
Cuyahoga Community College Foundation Cleveland OH $2,500
FRONT Exhibition Company Cleveland OH $2,500
Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center Cleveland OH $2,500
Les Delices Cleveland OH $2,500
Writers in Residence Cleveland OH $2,500
ARTFUL Ohio, Inc. Cleveland Heights OH $2,500
Mojuba! Dance Collective Cleveland Heights OH $2,500
Columbus Center for Human Services Columbus OH $2,500
Dick and Jane Project Columbus OH $2,500
Jazz Arts Group of Columbus Columbus OH $2,500
Maroon Arts Group Columbus OH $2,500
Hancock County Performing Arts Center Findlay OH $2,500
Darke County Center for the Arts Greenville OH $2,500
ORMACO Homerville OH $2,500
Kent State University Kent OH $2,500
FireFish Arts Inc. Lorain OH $2,500
Majestic Galleries Nelsonville OH $2,500
Abrepaso Flamenco Rocky River OH $2,500
Brookings Arts Council Brookings SD $2,500
Lemmon Public Library Lemmon SD $2,500
Rushmore Music Festival Rapid City SD $2,500
Friends of Levitt Shell Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD $2,500
Meade County Senior Citizens Center Assoc. Sturgis SD $2,500
Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua Bayfield WI $2,500
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Brookfield WI $2,500
Thrasher Opera House Corp Green Lake WI $2,500
Arts & Literature Laboratory Madison WI $2,500
Overture Center Foundation Madison WI $2,500
Arts At Large Milwaukee WI $2,500
Black Arts MKE Milwaukee WI $2,500
Signature Dance Company Milwaukee WI $2,500
Woodland Pattern Book Center Milwaukee WI $2,500
Create Portage County Stevens Point WI $2,500
Performing Arts Foundation Wausau WI $2,500
Museum of Wisconsin Art West Bend WI $2,500

Past Grantees

Explore all 160 of our 2021 GIG Fund grantees here.