To engage audiences with 'Street Opera' - a series of events bringing culturally diverse opera performances out of the theater and into non-traditional venues throughout Charlotte.
To engage new Charlotte audiences with culturally diverse theatre offerings by supporting six productions by On Q Performing Arts - Charlotte's premier African-American theatre company.
To support a series of free outdoor film screenings throughout Macon.
To support the Macon Arts Alliance's capacity to support individual artists through professional development workshops and programs, and serve as a regional partner to the Knight funded Springboard for the Arts national artist-supporting network.
To support the expansion of The Big O Singer/Songwriter Music Camp and provide camp scholarships to 20 aspiring young Macon musicians.
To promote Macon as a musical destination by providing a stipend for touring acts to perform free concerts for audiences of all-ages at Fresh Produce Records.
To support three free cultural events at the historic Hay House: a jazz quintet performance, film screening and an interactive theater experience
To support the continued growth and success of the Macon Film Festival with two year start up funding for a part-time contract programmer for the festival.
To support PraiseFest - a free gospel music concert series that will pair Macon area gospel groups with national gospel music acts.
To support Camp Drums & Dreams - an eight-week comprehensive music education summer camp that serves Macon area youth between the ages of eight and eighteen.
To support 'Particle Falls' - a public art project in downtown Philadelphia, designed by digital media artist Andrea Polli, that draws a correlation between our urban environment and public health.
To support the presentation of 'When I Knew' - a concert series that will share stories from Philadelphia's LGBT community members with area high school students.