For a marketing and audience development initiative focusing on the growth and long-term viability of the Lexington Children's Theatre
To share local history through the arts by creating the Liberty City Renaissance, a year-round series featuring local African-American artists and culture.
To provide a lecture series with notable internationally renowned artists and thereby offer the Charlotte region an in-depth look at the creative process and the power of moving and still images
To organize Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project, a three-month, community-wide project that addresses the lessons of the Holocaust and how they relate to such issues as bullying, hate crimes and racial profiling
To give a voice to more Miami stories by coaching underrepresented members of the community to present a spoken-word performance about their experiences.
To continue support for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's digital media activity in 2012-13, including Live from Orchestra Hall webcasts, digital audio and related projects
To support downtown arts summer programming, including Lock 3 (concerts and festivals) and Lock 3 Summer Arts (professional and apprentice student public art), for this, the 10th-anniversary season of Downtown Akron's premier event and entertainment venue
To offer a total of 45 young artists enrolled in local high schools the space, time, budget and institutional support to create a professional-level visual art exhibition in the Locust Arts Builders Exhibition (The LAB)
To promote experimental art by commissioning site-specific, public projects to be exhibited on billboards
To support a Locust Talks lecture series, hosting public lectures at the gallery space by innovative curators from institutions across the world, followed by individual studio visits
For the education project and public performance of "Dos Visiones"
To strengthen an arts program that enables disadvantaged youth to demonstrate their feelings through creative writing and lyrical expression