To create 'Quarter Pop on Grand River,' an arts incubator meant to strengthen local projects by providing access to new skills and storefront spaces
To weave the arts into people’s everyday lives by curating a formalized performing arts series at Reading Terminal Market
To bring the stories of Detroit's ethnic communities to life by partnering with artists and galleries to create pop-up installations featuring photography, listening stations and ambient sound - as well as a segment on WDET
To increase local arts coverage through a partnership between Drexel University and The (Philadelphia) Daily News to "embed" nonprofit arts journalists who will write regularly for a high-circulation city newspaper.
To create the Charlotte Arts Journalism Alliance, a collection of trained arts journalists who will publish under the CAA banner on TV, radio, print, online and a newly developed app
To allow audiences at various cultural events throughout the city to share their opinions on Web-based platforms by recording video reviews to post on the iCritic Detroit website and other outlets
To develop and pilot Concierto, a nationally syndicated Spanish-language classical music service expected to launch 2011
To support Miami City Ballet's search for an Executive Director, a search necessary in ensuring the overall vitality of the institution
To explore race and racism through community workshops that are paired with a museum exhibition, led by Penumbra Theatre Company, and grounded in theater techniques.
To support the replacement of the Steinway grand piano donated to the Akron-Summit County Main Library in 1969 by Mr. and Mrs. John S. Knight
To increase audience participation in Miami's cultural scene by offering 100 scholarships to the National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference
To support the expansion of The Big O Singer/Songwriter Music Camp and provide camp scholarships to 20 aspiring young Macon musicians.