To support robust programming through the Akron Summer Arts Experience including: Lock 3 summer concerts, festivals, and community events; Lock 4 free concerts; Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival; Sunday Symphonies; and Lock 3 Summer Arts Experience
To promote understanding and respect among youths and adults of all ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds with an Arab Music Concert Series
To support the development of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) and Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) strategic alliance
To support a residency of American Ballet Theatre at the Carnival Center for Performing Arts
To increase audience participation in Miami's cultural scene by offering 100 scholarships to the National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference
To foster the local film scene and build community among filmmakers by creating a monthly gathering where producers screen their films in a variety of locations.
To support an innovative form of 3D storytelling by creating a series of outdoor video art events screened on local buildings
To engage Philadelphia in a dialogue about young people being shuttled from school into the criminal justice system by supporting a two-year residency of actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith.
To expand Apollo's Fire's Akron-area presence by supporting the presentation of its five subscription programs at Akron-area venues as well as a series of Baroque Bistro concerts at a popular Akron marketplace throughout the season
To portray fluorescent corals as living art forms in a new, pop-cultural iconography of Miami that reflects its unique subtropical location and growing intellectual, artistic identity
To support cross-cultural understanding through a forum that focuses on the role of arts in building and engaging communities.
To explore innovative architecture, DawnTown will sponsor an annual architectural contest resulting in the creation of a temporary structure.