Two grant announcements:
–The Museum of History & Industry received a $425,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). MOHAI’s award is a challenge grant, intended to help the museum secure long-term improvements. The funds will support capital expenditures and sustaining the operations of the museum. MOHAI is also required to match the NEH funds on a three-to-one basis.
–National Endowment for the Arts awarded $10,000 Fast Track Grants to Theatre Puget Sound (for annual Arts Crush programs); Northwest Symphony Orchestra (support for activities commemorating the organization’s milestone of performing 125 works by Northwest composers over the past 25 years); and Kirkland Performance Center (supporting support the premiere of “ASTITVA: Heroines and Revolutions of India,” a new dance work).