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Jerome Foundation arts grants total $794,000

Posted by: Claude Peck under Music, Awards, Funding and grants, Minnesota artists, People Updated: March 14, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Dancer Vanessa Voskuil was among Minnesotans who won grants this week from Jerome Foundation. Star Tribune photo by Tom Wallace.

The St. Paul-based American Composers Forum was the single biggest recipient in a recent round of grantmaking by the Jerome Foundation. It received $100,000 in support of the Jerome Fund for New Music and the Minnesota Emerging Composers Award program.

The Jerome made 32 grants totaling $794,000 to New York and Minnesota arts groups.

Other Minnesota arts groups winning Jerome grants are:

Pangea World Theater, $36,000

Pillsbury United Communities/Pillsbury House Theatre, two grants totalling $46,500

Rochester Art Center, $18,000

The Soap Factory, $24,000

Springboard for the Arts, $64,000

Vanessa Voskuil (via Springboard for the Arts), $20,000

Kathy McTavish (via Springboard for the Arts), $9,000

American Composers Forum, $100,000

Coffee House Press, $26,000

Red Eye theater, $31,500

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