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