Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) June 03, 2013
South Arts recently announced the recipients of its 2013-2014 Regional Touring Program Grants. A total of 126 applications were submitted from South Arts’ nine-state region, and 100 projects will be supported by grants totaling $433,193. The following states are in South Arts’ region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Through the Regional Touring program, the National Endowment for the Arts and South Arts partner to offer nonprofit presenting organizations fee support to present artists from outside of their state. Touring support is awarded for theatre, music, opera, musical theatre, and dance projects that contain both a public performance and an educational component.
This year’s recipients represent a diverse group of presenting organizations. Samford University, Birmingham, AL; FUNDarte, Miami Beach, FL; Lake Eden Arts Festival, Black Mountain, NC; and Seven Stages, Atlanta, GA, are just some of this year’s grantees.
For a complete list of the 2013-2014 grant recipients, visit http://www.southarts.org.
About South Arts
South Arts, a nonprofit regional arts organization, was founded in 1975 to build on the South’s unique heritage and enhance the public value of the arts. South Arts’ work responds to the arts environment and cultural trends with a regional perspective. South Arts offers an annual portfolio of activities designed to address the role of the arts in impacting the issues important to our region, and to link the South with the nation and the world through the arts. For more information, visit http://www.southarts.org.