City awards cultural grants

Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission has made the call on cultural grants for city groups.

The applications have been made, the interviews complete and Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission has made the call on cultural grants for city groups.

The commission’s cultural committee awarded $30,182 in arts, cultural and festival events grants, and $175,988 in cultural operating grants.

Arts, cultural and festival events grants

u Canada Day 2012 – $1,400.

u Crimson Coast Dance – $2,200.

u Friends of Nanaimo Jazz – $1,600.

u Gallery Row Public Art Committee – $300.

u Harbour City Jazz Fest – $860.

u Bel Canto Singers – $530.

u Francophone- Maple Sugar Festival – $3,000.

u African Heritage Society – $600.

u Arts Council $1,500.

u Ballroom Dance Society – $2,000.

u Nanaimo Blues Festival – $1,300.

u Children’s Literature Round Table – $900.

u Conservatory of Music – $1,000.

u Empire Days Society – $2,130.

u Highland Dance Association – $830.

u Nanaimo Sings – $1,110.

u Women’s Resource Society – $1,100.

u Pacific Coast Stage Co. (Fringtastic) – $1,843.

u Performing Arts BC – $2,396.

u Vancouver Island Symphony – $2,232.

u Vancouver Island University Foundation – $248.

u Art Gallery Festival of Banners – $1,103.

Cultural operating grants

u A Capella Plus Choir Society – $1,400.

u B.C. Boys Choir – $1,500.

Crimson Coast Dance – $15,000.

u Centre for the Arts Society – $7,938.

u Francophone Association – 7,000.

u Malaspina Choir – $2,250.

u African Heritage Association – $1,000.

u Arts Alive – $2,300.

u Arts Council – $10,000.

u Ballroom Dance Society – $800.

u Nanaimo Blues Society – $7,000.

u Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra – $3,000.

u Nanaimo Concert Band – $6,000.

u Conservatory of Music – 9,500.

u Pacific Coast Stage Co. – $4,000.

u Pacific Institute of Bagpiping – $2,200.

u TheatreOne –$28,000.

u Nanaimo Tidesmen Barbershop Chorus – $1,600.

u Vancouver Island Symphony – $60,000.

u Western Edge Theatre – $5,500.