The League of American Orchestras has selected 23 orchestras to receive Getty Education and Community Investment Grants for 2013-14. The grants fund new and established innovative community programs such as in-school and afterschool programs, lifelong learning opportunities, and health and wellness initiatives. The orchestras are Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Central Ohio Symphony, Chicago Sinfonietta, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, El Paso Symphony Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, KidzNotes, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Music in the Mountains, New York Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Pacific Symphony, Portland Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras, Stockton Symphony, and Yakima Symphony Orchestra. Each orchestra will receive an individual grant ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 for a variety of community-based programs during the 2013-14 season, for a total of $443,000 dispersed to all orchestras. Details of each grantee program can be found here. This is the second year of the League’s three-year, $1.5 million re-granting program made possible by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.
Posted December 9, 2013