To support the growth of the Macon Film Festival, its increased presence in Macon and the Middle Georgia region and the continued growth in attendance and community workshop participation
To launch Macon365.com, a centralized community arts and events calendar in the Artsopolis Network to serve as a marketing, planning, audience development and fundraising tool for the 60 arts and cultural organizations served by the Macon Arts Alliance
To cultivate a new audience for opera through a free-ticket giveaway for a performance of Madama Butterfly
To bring visual art to a wider audience by placing locally produced art in public advertising spaces in the same neighborhood where the piece was produced
To use the contemporary arts movement Afrofuturism as a vehicle for social change through a series of educational workshops and installations
To build awareness of the significant contributions that arts and culture organizations make to the social capital of the region with a long-term, comprehensive Cultural Census project called "Making the Case"
To demonstrate the broad value of arts and culture by conducting a comprehensive impact study of the arts sector in Manatee County
To preserve and expand the reach of traditional Mexican music by creating a mariachi youth ensemble that would celebrate the popular format while incorporating the music of other Latin American countries
To ignite imaginations around the future of environmental conservation by creating a large and visually stunning art installation along the Delaware River complete with solar panels, gardens and more
To establish an Institute for Arts-Infused Education and to expand the Onstage arts outreach programs
To support a week-long dance residency and performance with Philadelphia-based BalletX at the University of Akron.
To mark the fifth anniversary of the John S. and James L. Knight Masterworks Season with a classical programming series at the Adrienne Arsht Center.