99 California Organizations Receive Recovery Act Funds from NEA

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that 99 California arts organizations will receive American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to support the preservation of jobs, for a total of $4.45 million in this round of funding. Most grants were either for $25,000 or $50,000, depending on the arts organizations' needs.

ART WORKS! New feature story on the Sierra Nevada Arts Alliance

This month's ArtWorks! feature is on the Sierra Nevada Arts Alliance is the new paradigm for supporting the arts and culture of a region. Their collaborative efforts are raising the visibility of the Sierra Nevada as a cultural destination -- one spread out over a great amount of territory of the rural Golden State. 

The counties in the Sierra Nevada Arts Alliance are divided into six groups: North Sierra (Lassen, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou); North Central Sierra (Butte, Plumas, Sierra); Central Sierra (El Dorado, Placer, Yuba/Sutter); South Central Sierra (Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Tuolumne); East Sierra (Inyo, Mono); and South Sierra (Fresno, Kern, Madera, Tuolumne). 

Take a look at an overview of this new organization, including links to such resources as the Sierra Nevada Arts Alliance "Arts and Culture Map" and the arts calendar accessible on the website of Sierra Heritage Magazine, a partner with the Alliance. READ FULL STORY.

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