Arts organizations, municipalities and educational institutions in Kentucky have been awarded $204,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the federal agency’s first round of grant funding for fiscal year 2014.

The NEA awarded 12 grants in the Commonwealth through its various funding opportunities, including the Challenge America Fast-Track and Art Works grants. The agency awarded more than 1,000 grants across the country totaling $25.8 million in support of arts and cultural projects.

The NEA grant recipients are:

For more information about each project, visit the NEA’s website.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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