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Arts Internship

The Macon Arts Alliance (MAA), in collaboration with Mercer’s Center of Collaborative Journalism, will embed paid journalism interns in local arts organizations to provide review and comment and hold community symposiums. This is a matching grant for the NEA-awarded grant in Spring, 2013.

Macon Film Festival

To enhance the ability of Macon Film Festival, Inc. to fulfill its mission of celebrating the art and craft of the moving image by presenting a four day film festival in February of 2013

Hayiya Dance Theatre

To support the business development of Hayiya, Inc. through the development of a three-year plan

The 567 Center

To support the development of an arts education program at The 567 Center in downtown Macon

Random Acts of Culture Macon

To break down barriers of access to the performing arts and touch the lives of residents with Random Acts of Culture (RAC), a series of unexpected, spontaneous cultural performances in nontraditional settings

To launch, a centralized community arts and events calendar in the Artsopolis Network to serve as a marketing, planning, audience development and fundraising tool for the 60 arts and cultural organizations served by the Macon Arts Alliance

Our Stories, Our Lives

To support the production of "Our Stories, Our Lives: The African American Experience", a performance that will provide much needed opportunities for local African American actors and bring a more diverse audience to Theatre Macon's community

Springboard for the Arts

To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements

Virtuosi Tour to Miami, Charlotte, Macon

To engage local diverse and underserved audiences and to showcase talented young musicians of color with performances by the Sphinx Virtuosi in Miami, Charlotte and Macon

Big Night Fund

To create the Big Night Fund, which will provide reduced facility rental fees for area non-profit organizations

Hayiya Dance Outreach

To support growth in programming and community outreach as well as application for tax exempt status

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