Recipients announced for the 2009 NEA/Baltimore City Job Retention Grant

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announce the recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts/Baltimore City Job Retention Grant.

Made possible by a $250,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and matched by Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore City Council, the grant program has been created for the cultural community to assist in job retention efforts.

The following organizations received funding through the NEA/Baltimore City Job Retention Grant, which was funded by the Obama Administration’s Stimulus Package through the National Endowment for the Arts and Baltimore City to help strengthen and support Baltimore’s growing cultural community. The grant support allowed BOPA to award 58 grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to be used to support full-time, part-time or contractual positions in the arts.

NEA/Baltimore City Job Retention Grant Recipients
American Visionary Art Museum
Art on Purpose
Art With A Heart
Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance
Arts Every Day
Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre, Inc.
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, Inc.
Baltimore Architecture Foundation
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra
Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Baltimore Public Works Museum
Baltimore Shakespeare Festival
Baltimore Theatre Alliance, Inc.
Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation
Black Cherry Puppet Theater
Child First Authority, Inc.
CityLit Project
Community Concerts at Second, Inc.
Concert Artists of Baltimore
Dance Baltimore, Inc.
Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute
Everyman Theatre, Inc.
Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
Handel Choir of Baltimore
Hippodrome Foundation, Inc.
James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University
Magical Experinces Arts Co.
Maryland Art Place
Maryland Citizens for the Arts Foundation
Maryland Film Festival
Maryland Historical Society
Maryland Humanities Council
Maryland Lawyers for the Arts
Maryland Science Center
Maryland State Boychoir, Inc.
MUSE 360, Inc.
Museum of Ceramic Art
Nana Projects, Inc.
Neighborhood Design Center
Opera Vivente
Parks and People Foundation, Inc.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum
Pumpkin Theatre
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Sail Baltimore
Single Carrot Theatre, Inc.
Stadium School Youth Dreamers, Inc., The
Station North Arts & Entertainment District, Inc.
Transforming East Baltimore
Unchained Talent, Inc.
Walters Art Museum, The
Wide Angle Youth Media
Woman’s Industrial Exchange of Baltimore City, Inc.
Wombwork Productions, Inc.
WYPR – Your Public Radio Station
Young Audiences of Maryland, Inc.

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