The Arts and Culture

We believe that the cultural arts enrich lives and are an integral part of a dynamic and vibrant community.

Arts Revive, Selma, Alabama

Arts Revive, Selma, Alabama

A Grant of $100,000 over 2 years to support this exhibition and performance space, gallery and working space for artists. The Carneal Cultural Arts Center and its neighboring space, Gallery 905 and CREATE Space, are providing an anchor for redevelopment along the Water Avenue area of downtown Selma.

For more information, visit artsrevive.com.

CREATE Birmingham

CREATE Birmingham

A grant of $75,000 to support its Co-Starters business development program and to reopen a local office to promote Birmingham as a destination for film production. Co-Starters, a collaborative effort with REV Birmingham, provides an intense 10 week course to help entrepreneurs and business owners develop well-thought-out business plans and test products. This grant will provide a small pool of startup money to support these new businesses.

For more information, visit www.createbirmingham.org.

Alabama Symphony Orchestra

Alabama Symphony Orchestra

A grant of $50,000 to support the Alabama Youth Orchestra and to sponsor symphony performances at schools. The goal of this grant is to increase school participation, develop a stronger evaluation system, and reach more children.

To learn more, go to www.alabamasymphony.org/edasyo.htm.