Colorado Budget Documents

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Colorado Budget Documents

by Ari Armstrong, September 6, 2005

Included in or linked from this document are several documents pertaining to the Colorado state budget.

In its annual reports, the Economic Development Commission (EDC) lists scores of grants approved for recent years, including 2001 through 2004. On September 6, 2005, Even Metcalf, Senior Division Director with EDC, provided a pdf document that updates the status of those grants.

The Colorado Council on the Arts (CCA) offered annual reports dated 2002 through 2006. Apparently those reports have been removed from the CCA web page. They are available here. The reports for 2002 and 2004 are available in pdf format. The 2003 report is in Word format. Text from the reports for 2005 and 2006 is included below. A spreadsheet from CCA that includes grants from 2001 through 2006 is also available.

The following information was taken from the web pages http://www.coloarts.state.co.us/Grants_gao05.asp and http://www.coloarts.state.co.us/Grants_gao06.asp on July 20, 2005, at around 8:35 pm. HTML coding has been added.

2005 Grants to Artists and Organizations

Arts Education
Organization: Arkansas Valley Community Concert Association
City: La Junta
Amount Awarded: $3,126
Project Summary: Professional poetry, dance and music instruction for over 3,000 children from 14 rural school districts and the Otero Junior College Head Start program.

Organization: Aspen Art Museum
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $7,800
Project Summary: 4th, 5th, and 6th graders in 30 rural schools experience museum-quality art to enhance their visual arts education and connect to the school curriculum.

Organization: Aspen Writers' Foundation
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $3,300
Project Summary: Writers in the Schools program which provides mentorship's for middle school and high school students with professional writers.

Organization: Colorado Alliance for Arts Education (CAAE)
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $9,360
Project Summary: Professional development for teachers and students to invigorate and strengthen arts education programs in the schools and advance arts integration.

Organization: Colorado Bluegrass Music Society
City: Louisville
Amount Awarded: $1,950
Project Summary: Educational outreach to schools, at a girls correctional facility and at a school for at-risk youth.

Organization: Gunnison Watershed School Dis. RE 1J
City: Gunnison
Amount Awarded: $1,573
Project Summary: Artist residencies in acting & modern dance, school-wide assemblies and mini-residencies in African dance and Flamenco/Latin dance and professional development for teachers.

Organization: High Performance Dance Theatre
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $6,993
Project Summary: In-school and after-school programs in Northern Colorado and the Roaring Fork School District.

Organization: Jazz Aspen Snowmass
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $4,800
Project Summary: Local Education Initiative, complementing existing Roaring Fork Valley school music programs and replacing programs where schools suffer losses in music education.

Organization: Music Associates of Aspen
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $9,600
Project Summary: Music Odysseys Reaching Everyone - musical residencies in 21 schools throughout the Roaring Fork Valley, reaching 7,000 children.

Organization: Music in the Mountains
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $7,200
Project Summary: Professional musicians work in the schools with music students.

Organization: San Juan Symphony League
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $2,739
Project Summary: Youth education and young artists performance initiatives, including concerts, school visits, lesson plans, and teacher professional development.

Organization: The Colorado Shakespeare Festival
City: Boulder
Amount Awarded: $24,000
Project Summary: Reduced rates to schools throughout Colorado for classroom performances and workshops by professional Living Shakespeare actor/teachers.

Organization: Trine Bumiller
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $1,875
Project Summary: Professional artists conducting art workshops for the students of Smiley Middle School's Renaissance Academy.

Organization: Vail Jazz Foundation
City: Vail
Amount Awarded: $10,080
Project Summary: Public performances and educational programs designed to perpetuate jazz music, particularly among young musicians and young audiences.

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Community Building
Organization: A Theatre Group
City: Silverton
Amount Awarded:$12,677
Project Summary: 2004 Season including play production, film series, summer theatre and arts camp for children, and training program for youth in the Silverton School.

Organization: Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities
City: Carbondale
Amount Awarded: $3,225
Project Summary: Heart Art Buddies program serving hundreds of economically disadvantaged youth and their parents, plus support for the Community Arts Annex space.

Organization: City of Fort Collins Recreation Division
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $14,400
Project Summary: Five performances at the Winter Wishes-Symphony on Ice.

Organization: Creede Repertory Theatre
City: Creede
Amount Awarded: $14,400
Project Summary: 2004 season support, including the outreach tour for children.

Organization: Dance Express
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $3,225
Project Summary: Community commitment to artistic inclusion for persons with disabilities and enhanced artistic opportunities for dancers and children.

Organization: Daniel Salazar
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $10,446
Project Summary: Production of feature documentary profiling an influential Colorado artist, performer and writer.

Organization: Debut Theatre Company
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $2,550
Project Summary: Theatre instruction for school age actors with concluding performances for the community.

Organization: Delta Montrose Youth Services
City: Montrose
Amount Awarded: $20,160
Project Summary: Artists working with at-risk youth in an extended mentoring apprenticeship.

Organization: Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture
City: Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $5,280
Project Summary: Financial assistance to community arts and cultural organizations for cultural events, projects, and programming, with emphasis on new events and emerging organizations.

Organization: John B. Weller
City: Boulder
Amount Awarded: $3,825
Project Summary: Presentation of original film/photography show through screenings at libraries, schools, museums and other events.

Organization: Kate Lapides Photography
City: Breckenridge
Amount Awarded: $1,894
Project Summary: Photography instruction for young people who will learn the skills to express their visions about their home places in Colorado, plus regional exhibitions of their work.

Organization: Larimer Choral Society
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $5,130
Project Summary: 28th Concert Season

Organization: Loveland Museum/Gallery
City: Loveland
Amount Awarded: $6,900
Project Summary: Free outdoor summer concerts for youth, adults, senior citizens and summer visitors.

Organization: Mercy Housing Southwest
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $1,850
Project Summary: Children's Art Workshop to enhance creativity, self-expression, leadership and decision-making skills of participating young people.

Organization: Michael J. Henry
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $1,860
Project Summary: Annual author reading and discussion series.

Organization: MountainFilm in Telluride
City: Telluride
Amount Awarded: $13,260
Project Summary: Free and discounted access to a variety of Festival programs plus tour of MOUNTAINFILM throughout Colorado.

Organization: Pueblo Symphony Association
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $3,300
Project Summary: Series of three musical outreach concerts titled "Symphony for Kids".

Organization: Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $24,000
Project Summary: Quality arts programming that enriches our community both individually and collectively.

Organization: Steamboat Springs Community Orchestra
City: Steamboat Springs/ Milner
Amount Awarded: $2,300
Project Summary: 2004/2005 Season for the Steamboat Springs Chamber Orchestra and Youth Ensemble plus professional development for the orchestra members.

Organization: Susan Blosten
City: Littleton
Amount Awarded: $1,020
Project Summary: Art program with emphasis on the senses for adults with severe developmental disabilities.

Organization: Telluride Council for the Arts and Humanities
City: Telluride
Amount Awarded: $15,840
Project Summary: Telluride Homegrown Performance Series, locally created art and performances that address community issues.

Organization: Town of Mancos
City: Mancos
Amount Awarded: $920
Project Summary: Sharing the 81328 Perspective, a community photo exhibition.

Organization: Town of Walden
City: Walden
Amount Awarded: $925
Project Summary: Expansion of the role of arts in this rural mountain community via development of an annual art program.

Organization: Trinidad Area Arts Council
City: Trinidad
Amount Awarded: $15,318
Project Summary: Arts in the Community 2005, bringing quality visual, performing, and literary arts to the region.

Organization:UCCS, Gallery of Contemporary Art
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $4,050
Project Summary: Seven visual art exhibitions and related public programming.

Organization: Western State College Foundation
City: Gunnison
Amount Awarded: $1,725
Project Summary: Faculty, speakers and curriculum development support for Writing The West.

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Folk Arts
Organization: City of Delta
City: Delta
Amount Awarded: $9,000
Project Summary: Council Tree Pow Wow & Cultural Festival.

Organization: Colorado Saddle Makers Association
City: Castle Rock
Amount Awarded: $1,224
Project Summary: "Art of the Saddle Maker" at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, featuring handmade western saddles and leather goods.

Organization: Durango Latino Education Coalition
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $8,448
Project Summary: Season support for Mexican folk dance group, Ballet Folklorico of Durango.

Organization: Greeley Rodarte Dancers
City:Greeley
Amount Awarded: $9,000
Project Summary: Youth and adults from disadvantaged, high-risk communities preserve and present Mexican, Indian and Spanish dances.

Organization: Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-Wow Association
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $5,037
Project Summary: Support for the 13th Annual Intertribal Powwow, including planning, promotion, and participant travel and lodging.

Organization: ScSEED
City: Saguache
Amount Awarded: $3,022
Project Summary: Documentary of valley ranching as an occupational culture, incorporating stories, poems and songs.

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Increase Community Participation
Organization: Arts Alive Fort Collins
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $953
Project Summary: La Via dell'Arte, an art festival to showcase visual, musical, theater and performing arts based on the traditional Italian streetchalk-art festivals.

Organization: Aspen Ballet Company & School
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $16,560
Project Summary: Action Pack '05, a year-long program of performances and outreach activities designed to broaden, diversify and educate audiences for dance.

Organization: Blue Sage Center for the Arts
City: Paonia
Amount Awarded: $2,700
Project Summary: Concert series of four concerts featuring Colorado artists.

Organization: Bravo! Colorado at Vail-Beaver Creek
City: Vail
Amount Awarded: $10,800
Project Summary: Vail Valley Music Festival's, "Music Matters" education programs.

Organization: Calliope, Inc.
City: Poncha Springs
Amount Awarded: $11,977
Project Summary: Summer workshop and production for young people ages 7-18 in all aspects of musical theater.

Organization: Center for the Arts
City: Crested Butte
Amount Awarded: $1,554
Project Summary: 2005 Winter Season of theater, dance, classical music, big band and popular music.

Organization: Chamber Music Society of Estes Park
City: Estes Park
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Project Summary: Artist fee support for the 2004 Chamber Music Festival.

Organization: Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $7,920
Project Summary: Artists' participation in planning and building multi-disciplinary environmental education center.

Organization: CMC Center for Excellence in the Arts
City: Glenwood Springs
Amount Awarded: $2,400
Project Summary: 2004-2005 JIM CALAWAY HONORS SERIES, Educational Outreach and Community Concerts.

Organization: Colorado Springs Children's Chorale
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $18,000
Project Summary: Expansion of educational outreach programs including Adopt-a-School, Tuition Assistance, School Blitz, All-City Boy Choir, Artists-in-Residence and Workshop programs.

Organization: Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $13,500
Project Summary: Support for programs that maximize exposure of orchestral music to students in Colorado.

Organization: Colorado State University Dept. of Art
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $3,438
Project Summary: Exhibition, residency and related activities for "Art and Robotics: The Art of Alan Rath".

Organization: Colorado State University-Pueblo
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Project Summary: Colorado Music Fest XI, a six-week summer series of music camps and concerts for more than 150 children, plus community concerts at a variety of venues.

Organization: Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble
City: Monument
Amount Awarded: $6,750
Project Summary: Outreach programs, including Mysterious Musical Machine, Voice Verse Vision project and High School Master classes.

Organization: Colorado West School of Performing Arts
City: Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $5,013
Project Summary: Pianist Daniel Pollack recital and master class, plus concerts in Grand Junction, Montrose, and Paonia.

Organization: Crested Butte Music Festival
City: Crested Butte
Amount Awarded: $9,000
Project Summary: 2004 Summer Series educational programs, including opera school, jazz workshop, master classes, and open rehearsals.

Organization: Crestone Performances, Inc.
City: Crestone
Amount Awarded: $6,192
Project Summary: 6th annual Crestone Music Festival, a two day, multi-genre festival featuring local, regional, national and international performers.

Organization: Durango Arts Center
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $16,560
Project Summary: Support for visual arts and education programming for the community in and surrounding Durango.

Organization: Durango Choral Society
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $2,205
Project Summary: 2004-2005 season of the Durango Children's Chorale.

Organization: Durango Community Access Television
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $2,268
Project Summary: Training of 6-12 students in video production arts and creation and broadcast of original video works based on community performances.

Organization: FolkWest Inc.
City: Pagosa Springs
Amount Awarded: $9,450
Project Summary: Support for musicians' fees for the Four Corners Folk Festival, keeping ticket prices affordable for families.

Organization: Fort Collins Symphony Association
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $6,900
Project Summary: Symphony in the Park, a series of two free outdoor concerts in Fort Collins.

Organization: Independent Films Inc., Aspen Filmfest
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $7,200
Project Summary: 14th annual Aspen Shortsfest, an internationally-acclaimed short film and video festival.

Organization: James L. Jackson
City: Manitou Springs
Amount Awarded: $5,604
Project Summary: 4th annual Manitou Springs Festival of Family Theater with professional performances in theater, music, dance and the variety arts.

Organization: Lake City Arts Council
City: Lake City
Amount Awarded: $1,050
Project Summary: Winter programming including four theatrical productions and a local talent show.

Organization: Mesa State College
City: Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $3,570
Project Summary: Educational seminar for young dancers, concert by the Colorado Ballet and a student repertory concert.

Organization: One West Art Center
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $13,680
Project Summary: Support for season of art exhibitions and related programs including Gallery Talks, educational activities and publications.

Organization: OpenStage Theatre & Company, Inc.
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $13,800
Project Summary: Season support, including Student Program, Rabbit Hole Radio Theatre, and Artist Workshops.

Organization: Pueblo Children's Chorale, Inc.
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $2,700
Project Summary: 2004-2005 Season support to enhance musical and intellectual growth of youth grades 2-8 throughout Pueblo County.

Organization: Rialto Theatre,City of Loveland
City: Loveland
Amount Awarded: $2,304
Project Summary: Creative Arts for Students of Theater (C.A.S.T.) theater education program for Loveland students in grades K-12.

Organization: Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre
City: Grand Lake
Amount Awarded: $8,100
Project Summary: 2004 season support to continue live professional theatre to an undeserved population in a rural mountain area.

Organization: Rocky Ridge Music Center
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $2,700
Project Summary: Public education outreach in conjunction with our Music in the Mountains concert series.

Organization: Sprinkle Art
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $15,120
Project Summary: Colorado Connections Tour - 50 workshop/performance projects using visual art, dance, theater, music, folk art & literature to celebrate creativity in 20 small communities in the southern half of Colorado.

Organization: Steamboat Springs Council of the Art and Humanities
City: Steamboat Springs
Amount Awarded: $8,100
Project Summary: Planning, production and cooperative marketing of the 2004 and 2005 Beaux Arts Festivals.

Organization: Strings in the Mountains
City: Steamboat Springs
Amount Awarded: $15,600
Project Summary: Award winning chamber music series, including outreach concerts and continuing educational activities for all ages.

Organization: Telluride Choral Society
City: Telluride
Amount Awarded: $2,805
Project Summary: Concerts of fine choral music that enrich the cultural life for audiences and participants in the region.

Organization: The Art Center
City: Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $2,903
Project Summary: 2005 May Art Week with demonstrations by professional local artists which educate and inspire children.

Organization: UCCS, Theatreworks
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $15,120
Project Summary: Season support for THEATREWORKS Shakespeare Festival in Colorado Springs, Parker, Trinidad, and Salida.

Organization: University of Colorado at Boulder
City: Boulder
Amount Awarded: $18,000
Project Summary: Variety of activities focusing on the intersection of art and mathematics.

Organization: University of Northern Colorado
City: Greeley
Amount Awarded: $12,150
Project Summary: 35th Annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival

Organization: Wet Mountain Valley Arts Council
City: Westcliffe
Amount Awarded: $3,420
Project Summary: Production of the 21st annual Jazz in the Sangres festival and Jazz Arts Camp for youth.

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Technical Assistance
Organization: Business of Art Center
City: Manitou Springs
Amount Awarded: $24,000
Project Summary: Visual Arts Incubator - an integrated program of exhibitions, studio access, professional development courses and public education forums to advance visual artists professionally and increase public understanding, support & involvement in the arts.

Organization: Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $13,104
Project Summary: Leadership development programs that forge business-arts partnerships and provide substantive board service training for current and prospective board members of arts organizations.

Organization: Grand Junction Musical Arts Association
City: Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $3,040
Project Summary: Professional development to improve the artistic quality and organizational strength of the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra.

Organization: Kim Robards Dance, Inc.
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $10,080
Project Summary: Arts-in-education development workshops for K-12 teachers and training for community artists working in the classroom.

Organization: Young Audiences, Inc., Denver Area Chapter 80
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $16,560
Project Summary: Aesthetic Education Institute in the Eastern Plains and Western Slope regions, instructing teachers on how to incorporate visual arts, drama, music, dance, creative writing into their day-to-day classroom activities.

2006 Grants to Artists and Organizations:

Preserving and Promoting Our Cultural Heritage
Organization: City of Delta - Council Tree Pow Wow
City: Delta
Amount Awarded: $7,000
Project Summary: Marketing of Council Tree Pow Wow and Cultural Festival through all media.

Organization: Fred Ellis
City: Meeker
Amount Awarded: $3,920
Project Summary: A unique and authentic cowboy poetry event with poetry and songs that express the cowboy life.

Organization: Fort Collins Museum Foundation
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $3,950
Project Summary: Educational programming and free events at the 2005 Crossroads at the Council Tree Native American Music Festival (NAMF).

Organization: Greeley Rodarte Dancers
City: Greeley
Amount Awarded: $11,250
Project Summary: Dance instruction and performances to strengthen at-risk Hispanic youth and families by promoting cultural pride in Colorado's Latino and Indian heritages.

Organization: ScSEED
City: Moffat
Amount Awarded: $6,850
Project Summary: Phase Two of a documentary of Valley ranching as an occupational culture.

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Professional Development Services
Organization: Business of Art Center
City: Manitou Springs
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: The professional development of artists and arts organizations by providing fully equipped shared space, equipment, resources and classes necessary for them to grow in a sustainable way.

Organization: Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $18,170
Project Summary: Regional convenings at which arts and business leaders will motivate participants to improve the vitality and prosperity of their communities.

Organization: VSA Colorado
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $3,250
Project Summary: Regional workshops on increasing access for people with disabilities.

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Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth
Organization: Aspen Art Museum
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $4,880
Project Summary: The Art Ambassador Outreach Program, providing educational tours and related art projects for participating schools throughout the Western Slope.

Organization: Aspen Theatre in the Park
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $4,550
Project Summary: Program expansion of summer theatre educational camp for students who reside in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Basalt.

Organization: Carbondale Clay Center
City: Carbondale
Amount Awarded: $3,880
Project Summary: Project CLAY, a unique collaborative project with several schools in the Roaring Fork School District to reinforce topics taught in the classroom through the use of ceramic arts.

Organization: Citizens for Lakewood's Future
City: Lakewood
Amount Awarded: $5,200
Project Summary: A program to provide high risk students in three elementary schools in Lakewood with an opportunity to be exposed to a wide variety of artistic and cultural activities in an after school program.

Organization: Colorado Alliance for Arts Education (CAAE)
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $11,850
Project Summary: Innovative Teaching Through the Arts, providing teachers, schools and districts with arts-based strategies to support arts discipline instruction, enhance academic achievement, and reinforce curricular study in literacy, math, and science.

Organization: Colorado Children's Chorale
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $14,220
Project Summary: A 12-day tour of the Chorale's Regional Tour Choir to central and south-central Colorado that will provide 20 school shows and 8 participatory workshops, serving over 8,000 children.

Organization: Delta Montrose Youth Services
City: Montrose
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: Professional artists who have made a commitment to spend 3 hours per week for 12 weeks with an at risk youth in a supported mentoring apprenticeship.

Organization: Denver Brass
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $3,530
Project Summary: Five concert-workshops at four Colorado K-12 schools and Mesa State College, and two educational concerts designed to enrich early development in children ages 0-5.

Organization: Denver Center for the Performing Arts
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $11,050
Project Summary: The expansion of the Performing Arts Elementary School Tour and Dramatic Learning Workshops to Pueblo/Colorado Springs, Greeley/Ft. Collins, and Summit County for two weeks of performances and workshops.

Organization: Durango Choral Society
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $2,240
Project Summary: The 2005-2006 performance season of the Durango Children's Chorale.

Organization: Grupo Folklorico del Pueblo
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $2,420
Project Summary: Expansion of a scholarship program to create a greater student base.

Organization: Gunnison Watershed School Dis. RE 1J
City: Gunnison
Amount Awarded: $2,180
Project Summary: Two African dance & drum assemblies and one low-flying trapeze assembly for all K-5 students.

Organization: Jazz Aspen Snowmass
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $11,850
Project Summary: JAS Local Education Inititive, complementing existing Roaring Fork Valley school music programs and replacing programs where schools suffer losses in music education.

Organization: City of Loveland - Rialto Theatre
City: Loveland
Amount Awarded: $3,930
Project Summary: The continuation and expansion of the Creative Arts for Students of Theater (C.A.S.T.) program of theater arts classes for Loveland students in grades K-12.

Organization: Music Associates of Aspen
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $18,750
Project Summary: Musical Odysseys Reaching Everyone, with education residencies at 21 Roaring Fork Valley schools featuring workshops, performances, and demonstrations.

Organization: Music in the Mountains
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $7,000
Project Summary: The requested grant will support the continuation and growth of our Music in the Mountains Goes to School program, designed for student enrichment through classical music. We reach children grades k-12 with an emphasis on hands-on experience,workshops,clinics and performances.

Organization: Phillips County Arts Council
City: Holyoke
Amount Awarded: $2,250
Project Summary: Four music education outreach activities for Phillips County School Districts Re 1J, Re 2J and two public performances provided by professional musicians.

Organization: Pueblo Symphony Association
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $3,500
Project Summary: Three musical outreach concerts for children called "Symphony for Kids", plus workshops and masterclasses with visiting guest artists.

Organization: Speaking of Dance
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $8,400
Project Summary: A six-week residency in Manaugh Elementary School and Cortez Middle School in Cortez on the theme of "Kiva: What Do We Hold Sacred."

Organization: Sprinkle Art
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $16,250
Project Summary: A program demonstrating the role of the arts in addressing Colorado education standards while simultaneously reinforcing bullying prevention curriculum for up to 35 schools.

Organization: Su Teatro
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $3,250
Project Summary: Three residencies in Southern Colorado, including the presentation of the play "Papi, Me and Cesar Chavez."

Organization: Telluride Choral Society
City: Telluride
Amount Awarded: $2,470
Project Summary: Season support, including the annual "KidSing!" concert which highlights the abilities of our three children's choruses and promotes an awareness of choral music in Telluride.

Organization: Telluride Repertory Theatre Company
City: Telluride
Amount Awarded: $11,150
Project Summary: 2005 ACTions Tour, which presents performances and workshops to schools and communities throughout Colorado in primarily rural areas.

Organization: University of Colorado at Boulder - Colorado Shakespeare Festival
City: Boulder
Amount Awarded: $16,250
Project Summary: Reduced rates to schools throughout Colorado for classroom performances and workshops, discounted tickets for CSF repertory performances for at risk youth, and scholarships for youth to attend Camp Shakespeare.

Organization: University of Denver - Colorado Seminary
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: Scholarships for economically disadvantaged and under-represented minorities to attend a game development workshop and on-campus residence game development camp.

Organization: Vail Jazz Foundation
City: Vail
Amount Awarded: $16,250
Project Summary: Public performances and educational programs showcasing the artistry and talent of great jazz musicians and developing an interest in playing and listening to jazz with special emphasis on young musicians and young audiences.

Organization: Western Colorado Center for the Arts
City: Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Project Summary: The 28th annual May Art Week where approximately 6,000 school children, grades K-6, participate in a program designed to educate and inspire children in the arts.

Organization: Yampah Mountain High School Educational Foundation
City: Glenwood Springs
Amount Awarded: $5,140
Project Summary: Wellspring Art Therapy Program, which provides at-risk students with hands-on experience in varied art mediums in a safe, non-competitive environment.

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Increasing Cultural Participation in Communities
Organization: A Theatre Group
City: Silverton
Amount Awarded: $13,710
Project Summary: New playwrights seminar, film series, summer theatre and arts camp for children and youth.

Organization: Alamosa Live Music Association - La Puente Enterprises
City: Alamosa
Amount Awarded: $6,500
Project Summary: Free concerts in the park.

Organization: Arkansas Valley Community Concert Association
City: La Junta
Amount Awarded: $5,220
Project Summary: Cultivating a Taste for the Performing Arts through outreach concerts by national touring professional artists.

Organization: Aspen Ballet Company & School
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: Action Pack '06, a year-long program of performances and outreach activities designed to broaden, diversify and educate audiences for dance.

Organization: Bas Bleu Theatre Company
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $11,250
Project Summary: Season support for Bas Bleu's vision to become a nationally recognized center of excellence in the performing arts.

Organization: Judy Bejarano
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $3,640
Project Summary: The creation and outreach activities of Finding Our Place-Life in Ritual, an installation and performance series.

Organization: Bravo! Colorado at Vail-Beaver Creek
City: Vail
Amount Awarded: $12,640
Project Summary: Year-round community outreach programs, which support the Festival's mission to expand and diversify opportunities for youth, adults, and families to experience and to learn about music and the arts.

Organization: Calliope, Inc.
City: Poncha Springs
Amount Awarded: $13,460
Project Summary: A summer workshop and production for young people ages 7-18 in all aspects of musical theater and an original holiday musical by and for children.

Organization: Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $6,000
Project Summary: Artists’ participation in the design development stage of planning of an innovative, multi-disciplinary Rocky Mountain Wilderness exhibit.

Organization: Colorado Springs Children's Chorale
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $18,750
Project Summary: Educational outreach programs, including Adopt-a-School, Tuition Assistance, School Blitz, All-City Boy Choir, Workshops, Artists-in-Residence programs, and our Satellite Choir program.

Organization: Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $5,250
Project Summary: Philharmonic First: a special promotion for those who have never attended a Colorado Springs Philharmonic concert.

Organization: Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $11,700
Project Summary: Season support for programs that are designed to maximize exposure of orchestral music to students across Colorado.

Organization: Colorado State University - Department of Art
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $2,640
Project Summary: The 14th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition.

Organization: Colorado State University at Pueblo
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $15,000
Project Summary: Camps and workshops during the summer months for youth and adults as well as the annual 4th of July fireworks and musical celebration on the Colorado State University – Pueblo campus.

Organization: Creede Repertory Theatre
City: Creede
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: Season support including the outreach tour for children.

Organization: Crested Butte Music Festival
City: Crested Butte
Amount Awarded: $15,000
Project Summary: The 2005 CBMF Summer Series, including free educational events, free community-wide family concerts and new transportation efforts.

Organization: Crested Butte Reel Fest, Inc
City: Crested Butte
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Project Summary: To acquire camera equipment for use in student video production workshops and by collaborating organizations.

Organization: Crestone Performances, Inc.
City: Crestone
Amount Awarded: $7,170
Project Summary: The 7th annual Crestone Music Festival, featuring big band, classical, bluegrass, blues and more.

Organization: Dance Express
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $6,500
Project Summary: Season support for collaborations with artists, children, and community members and for inclusion of persons with disabilities in the arts.

Organization: Durango Arts Center
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $16,800
Project Summary: Season support for visual arts programming including visual arts exhibits and related arts education programs.

Organization: FolkWest Inc.
City: Pagosa Springs
Amount Awarded: $12,090
Project Summary: The 2005 Four Corners Folk Festival.

Organization: Fort Lewis College - Southwest Writers Institute
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $3,710
Project Summary: A writers conference that will provide a forum for regional writers, introduce diverse writers to the community and provide education about the art of writing.

Organization: Independent Films Inc.
City: Aspen
Amount Awarded: $7,900
Project Summary: The 15th annual edition of Aspen Shortsfest, an internationally-acclaimed short film festival.

Organization: Just Media
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $10,400
Project Summary: A film profile and chronical of the artistic process of creating and installing the "Big Blue Bear", a scupture by Colorado artist Lawrence Argent, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

Organization: Kids' Park Lafayette
City: Lafayette
Amount Awarded: $4,200
Project Summary: The purchase of a sculpture created by Alonzo Clemons, a developmentally-disabled Prodigious Savant sculptor.

Organization: Lincoln Center
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: Support for the Lincoln Center's outreach, partnerships, and educational activities designed to grow and diversity its audience.

Organization: Loveland Museum/Gallery
City: Loveland
Amount Awarded: $5,130
Project Summary: The Loveland Museum/Gallery's free outdoor summer concerts for youth, adults, senior citizens and summer visitors.

Organization: One West Art Center
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $16,920
Project Summary: The Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art's diverse series of art exhibits and related educational programs.

Organization: OpenStage Theatre & Company, Inc.
City: Fort Collins
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: Season support including student performances and internships and original radio drama through Rabbit Hole Radio Theatre.

Organization: Opera Theatre of the Rockies
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $5,490
Project Summary: Opera Theatre of the Rockies Goes to School, including study guides, in-school performances, and discounted tickets for students to main-stage performances.

Organization: Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre
City: Grand Lake
Amount Awarded: $9,750
Project Summary: Season support for live, professional theater in an under-developed community of Colorado.

Organization: Rocky Mountain Revels, Inc
City: Boulder
Amount Awarded: $3,250
Project Summary: The annual production of The Christmas Revels.

Organization: Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $5,530
Project Summary: Season support, including ongoing efforts to expand and diversify participation in the Festival by those who might not otherwise attend.

Organization: San Juan Symphony League
City: Durango
Amount Awarded: $11,250
Project Summary: Concert and related educational activities featururing music reflecting the history of the Spanish explorers who settled in southwest Colorado in the 16th century.

Organization: Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center
City: Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $19,750
Project Summary: Season support for arts center that serves people of all ages, abilities and ethnicities throughout southeastern Colorado.

Organization: Steamboat Springs Council of the Art and Humanities
City: Steamboat Springs
Amount Awarded: $13,000
Project Summary: Season support to broaden, deepen and diversify participation in art and cultural experiences in the Yampa Valley of Northwest Colorado for residents and visitors alike.

Organization: Strings in the Mountains
City: Steamboat Springs
Amount Awarded: $18,570
Project Summary: Community Outreach Programs including free concerts in the park, free concerts performed at senior meal sites, and a popular music education series held weekly in the Strings tent.

Organization: Telluride Council for the Arts and Humanities
City: Telluride
Amount Awarded: $17,500
Project Summary: The Homegrown Series: collaborations with 10 other local arts groups to highlight and support locally-produced performance art in a variety of media.

Organization: Telluride Society for Jazz
City: Telluride
Amount Awarded: $3,570
Project Summary: Performances and activities designed to bring the music of world-class jazz performers to the community at large at no charge as part of the 29th Telluride Jazz Celebration.

Organization: Trinidad Area Arts Council
City: Trinidad
Amount Awarded: $14,300
Project Summary: Season support for arts and culture programs in a relatively small and isolated community in South Central Colorado.

Organization: UCCS - Gallery of Contemporary Art
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $3,250
Project Summary: Seven exhibitions and related public programming.

Organization: UCCS - Theatreworks
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $16,250
Project Summary: Shakespeare Festival productions in Colorado Springs, Lone Tree, Trinidad, Salida, and the army base of Fort Carson.

Organization: University of Colorado at Denver
City: Denver
Amount Awarded: $2,600
Project Summary: Two visits by writers of national repute, one in fiction and one in poetry, with public readings, lectures, and a writing workshop for students in a public high school in an underserved community.

Organization: University of Northern Colorado
City: Greeley
Amount Awarded: $11,380
Project Summary: The UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival which provides learning opportunities for 275-300 student music ensembles from Colorado and the Western U.S. plus public performances by world-class musicians.

Organization: Velvet Hills Chorus
City: Colorado Springs
Amount Awarded: $2,600
Project Summary: Young Women in Harmony which encourages young women ages 11 - 17 to participate in choral music, and the Rookie Program, which helps new members get off to a good start.

Organization: Vintage Voices, Inc.
City: Loveland
Amount Awarded: $5,600
Project Summary: Interdisciplinary, interactive arts programs and new programs in rural Colorado facilities.

Organization: Town of Windsor
City: Windsor
Amount Awarded: $4,550
Project Summary: The Windsor Summer Concert Series: a free concert series which attracts residents of all ages and is a source of community pride.

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