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This is what the Miami arts world loses if President Trump cuts the NEA

President Trump’s initial federal budget plan has proposed completely eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts, along with its $148 million annual budget.

Miami’s cultural institutions are, obviously, concerned. NEA grants are rarely massive, but if you get one, it’s a stamp of excellence that pretty much anyone understands. And that’s when dollars from other donors begin rolling in.

“I got my first NEA grant in 1981 for a chamber music project in a little town where I grew up: Park City, Oklahoma. At that point in time, the idea that I had, the idea of creating the festival, needed credibility and the NEA provided that credibility,” said Howard Herring, president and CEO of the New World Symphony.

“Because of the credibility of the selection process, the programs that receive NEA funding are powerful, and they are attractive to audiences and they often attract even more funding.”

Back in 2001, the NEA gave NWS $100,000 for arts and tech development – the largest such grant in its history. Today NWS is at the cutting edge of mixing tech and the symphony music experience.

Pérez Art Museum Miami has had a similar experience. Executive Director Franklin Sirmans said this in a recent email:

The value of an NEA grant isn’t just in the dollars awarded. An NEA grant award is an endorsement that arts organizations can leverage into hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional support.

For example, just this past year PAMM received a $25,000 grant from the NEA for the exhibition Julio Le Parc: Form Into Action. With this internationally recognized seal of approval, PAMM was able to secure multiple additional private donations in order to present this extraordinary exhibition in Miami.

For a big, well-known organization like PAMM, that money can come from elsewhere. But for organizations in less wealthy communities or outside metro areas, an NEA grant can be make or break.

“It’s not so much for organizations like YoungArts that [the NEA grants are] truly a vital part of our funding. It’s most important for communities where there are very few other resources for funding. It’s those communities who are overlooked by the larger foundations. They don’t have a great amount of personal wealth in their towns,” said Carolina García Jayaram, the CEO and president of the National YoungArts Foundation.

She’s referring to organizations like the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation, which received $30,000 in 2014 (considering the city is now bankrupt, funding like this is more important than ever). For two years, the NEA provided a significant portion of the Rhythm Foundation’s budget for Big Night in Little Haiti.

You can search the whole list of 2014-17 Florida grantees below by organization, city, or year. (Note: Statewide organizations, including government entities, are listed as being in Tallahassee if you’re searching by city.)

This should feel far from hopeless, though. So far it’s merely a proposed budget. There’s plenty of time to sign a petition or call your representative to tell them not to accept the cuts.

Some of their districts have received a massive amount of NEA funding the last couple years – take a look at the map below. Organizations in Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s district, the 27th, received $1 million between 2014 and 2017.

Florida NEA Grants, 2014-2017


Source: Florida Cultural Alliance

Need help contacting them? We’ve provided telephone numbers in the table below, or you can check out Facebook’s Town Hall.

Rebekah Monson contributed to this piece.

NEA Grants in Florida, 2014-2017

Source: Florida Cultural Alliance

Year NEA Grantee City U.S. Representative Project Description
2014 Greater Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Pensacola Matt Gaetz (R)
202-225-4136
To support performances of The Roaring Twenties, a music program featuring compositions from the 1920s, featuring guest pianist Christopher O’Riley, with related residency activities.
2014 Sinfonia Gulf Coast Miramar Beach Matt Gaetz (R)
202-225-4136
To support performances, workshops, and a master class featuring narrator, writer, and broadcaster Jamie Bernstein with the Sinfonia Gulf Coast.
2015 Sinfonia Gulf Coast Miramar Beach Matt Gaetz (R)
202-225-4136
To support performances featuring electric violinist, composer, and producer Tracy Silverman, with related outreach activities.
2016 Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, Inc. Santa Rosa Beach Matt Gaetz (R)
202-225-4136
To support an underwater public art exhibit in partnership with the South Walton Artificial Reef Association.
2017 Pensacola Opera, Inc. Pensacola Matt Gaetz (R)
202-225-4136
To support the regional premiere of “Dead Man Walking” by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Terrence McNally.
2014 Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support the Florida Folklife Program.
2014 Florida Department of State/Division of Cultural Affairs Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support Partnership Agreement activities,
2015 African Caribbean Dance Theatre, Inc. Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support the Florida African Dance Festival.
2015 Evans, Kerry J. (Kerry James Evans) Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
Not available
2015 Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support the Florida Folklife Program (FFP).
2015 Florida Department of State/Division of Cultural Affairs Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support Partnership Agreement activities.
2016 African Caribbean Dance Theatre, Inc. Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support the Annual Florida African Dance Festival.
2016 Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support the Florida Folklife Program (FFP).
2016 Florida Department of State/Division of Cultural Affairs Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support Partnership Agreement activities
2017 African Caribbean Dance Theatre, Inc. Tallahassee Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support the Florida African Dance Festival.
2017 Bradbury, Steven E. Ft. White Neal Dunn (R)
202-225-5235
To support the translation from the Chinese of “Poems, Sixty of Them” by Taiwanese writer Hsia Yu.
2014 College of Central Florida Ocala Ted Yoho (R)
202-225-5744
To support “Metamorphosis,” an exhibition and artist residency by artist Michelle Stitzlein with related activities at the Appleton Museum of Art.
2014 Gainesville Youth Chorus, Inc. Gainesville Ted Yoho (R)
202-225-5744
To support the Youth Workshop Series, designed to improve choral performance skills among music students.
2015 Hippodrome State Theatre, Inc. Gainesville Ted Yoho (R)
202-225-5744
To support the creation and production of “The Hidden Sayings.”
2015 University of Florida Gainesville Ted Yoho (R)
202-225-5744
To support a study of the effects of live preferential music on emergency department operations.
2016 College of Central Florida Ocala Ted Yoho (R)
202-225-5744
To support “Stickwork,” a site-specific, outdoor sculpture constructed by artist Patrick Dougherty.
2016 University of Florida Gainesville Ted Yoho (R)
202-225-5744
To support production and post-production costs for a film by Churchill Roberts.
2016 University of Florida Gainesville Ted Yoho (R)
202-225-5744
To support “Aftermath: The Fallout of War – America and the Middle East,” an exhibition and an accompanying catalogue.
2015 DeEtte Holden Cummer Museum Foundation, Inc. Jacksonville John Rutherford (R)
202-225-2501
To support Cummer in the Classroom.
2016 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, Inc Fernandina Beach John Rutherford (R)
202-225-2501
To support a residency with the Dover Quartet, including performances and master classes.
2017 First Coast Opera, Inc. Saint Augustine John Rutherford (R)
202-225-2501
To support the performances of “The Trial of B.B. Wolf” and “Trial By Jury.”
2014 Cathedral Arts Project Inc Jacksonville Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support the Juvenile Justice Arts Program, an arts education project serving incarcerated young men ages 13-17.
2014 Florida State University Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support a residency with AXIS Dance Company at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC).
2014 WJCT, Inc. Jacksonville Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support the production of two special episodes for the radio program “State of the Re:Union” in celebration of Black History and National Poetry
2015 Artist Series of Tallahassee, Inc. Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support an artist residency featuring the New York Brass Arts Trio.
2015 Cathedral Arts Project Inc Jacksonville Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support Any Given Child Jacksonville.
2015 Florida State University Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support the creation and installation of a mural, with related activities.
2015 Florida State University / Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support the MANCC Forward Dialogues residency.
2016 Artist Series of Tallahassee, Inc. Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support an artist-in-residence outreach program led by a classical music ensemble, the Carpe Diem String Quartet.
2016 Florida State University / Maggie Allesee National Center for
Choreography
Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support developmental residencies for dance artists and their collaborators at Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography.
2016 Jacksonville Symphony Association Jacksonville Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support a series of multidisciplinary activities in and around local and national parks, an Imagine Your Parks project.
2016 Stage Aurora Theatrical Company, Inc. Jacksonville Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support the production of “Louis and Ella” as part of the Aurora Jacksonville Black Arts Festival.
2016 Tallahassee Ballet Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support an artist residency by choreographer and dancer Christopher Huggins.
2017 Cathedral Arts Project Inc Jacksonville Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
To support a multidisciplinary arts education program for at-risk youth, in collaboration with PACE Center for Girls.
2017 Kimbrell, James Tallahassee Al Lawson (D)
202-225-0123
Not available
2014 Atlantic Center for the Arts, Inc. New Smyrna Beach Ron DeSantis (R)
202-225-2706
To support the Artists-in-Residence program and related activities.
2016 Atlantic Center for the Arts, Inc. New Smyrna Beach Ron DeSantis (R)
202-225-2706
To support artist residencies and related activities.
2014 ACA of Central Florida, Inc. / Asian Cultural Association Longwood Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support Masters of Percussion, a concert of traditional music of India, with related activities.
2014 Enzian Theatre, Inc. Maitland Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support the Florida Film Festival.
2014 Orlando Museum of Art Orlando Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support School Learning Trips and Teacher Professional Development Workshops.
2015 ACA of Central Florida, Inc. / Asian Cultural Association Longwood Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support a concert of traditional classical music of India and related activities.
2015 Enzian Theatre, Inc. Maitland Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support the Florida Film Festival.
2015 Orlando Ballet, Inc. Orlando Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support a residency for emerging choreographer Arcadian Broad.
2016 Center for Contemporary Dance Winter Park Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support a school residency and student performance in African dance.
2016 Crealde Arts, Inc. Winter Park Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support the exhibition “Spinning Yarn: Storytelling Through Southern Art” and related programming.
2017 ACA of Central Florida, Inc. / Asian Cultural Association Longwood Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support Parampara: An Evening of Indian Dance, and related outreach activities.
2017 Enzian Theatre, Inc. Maitland Stephanie Murphy (D)
202-225-4035
To support the 26th Florida Film Festival.
2014 Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. Viera Bill Posey (R)
202-225-3671
To support an exhibition of large scale outdoor kinetic sculptures and an accompanying symposium.
2015 Vero Beach Museum of Art, Inc. Vero Beach Bill Posey (R)
202-225-3671
To support an exhibition of southern folk art and associated educational activities.
2016 Vero Beach Museum of Art, Inc. Vero Beach Bill Posey (R)
202-225-3671
To support an exhibition of art works from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) collection and associated activities.
2014 TheatreWorks of Central Florida, Inc Davenport Darren Soto (D)
202-225-9889
To support the tour of “Winter Wonderettes,” a 60s-based holiday musical, to facilities for seniors in Florida.
2015 TheatreWorks of Central Florida, Inc Davenport Darren Soto (D)
202-225-9889
To support the production of “Schoolhouse Rock Live” and associated activities.
2016 Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Orlando Val Demings (D)
202-225-2176
To support a residency by the dance company Pilobolus.
2015 Citrus County Art League Hernando Daniel Webster (R)
202-225-1002
To support artist workshops.
2014 Pioneer Florida Museum Association, Inc. / Pioneer Florida Museum & Village Dade City Gus Bilirakis (R)
202-225-5755
To support Pioneer Arts: “Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without!”
2015 City of Tarpon Springs, Florida Tarpon Springs Gus Bilirakis (R)
202-225-5755
To support documentation and presentation of the region’s Greek traditions by the Cultural and Civic Services Department.
2016 VOICExperience Foundation Palm Harbor Gus Bilirakis (R)
202-225-5755
To support opera community outreach programming.
2017 City of Tarpon Springs, Florida Tarpon Springs Gus Bilirakis (R)
202-225-5755
To support the Cultural and Civic Services Department’s initial production of a documentary about the Greek community in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and related programming.
2014 Creative Clay, Inc. / Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center Saint Petersburg Charlie Crist (D)
202-225-5961
To support Creative Care Art for All Kids, a program of classes in visual and performing arts led by professional artists for students who are patients at
2014 Tampa Bay Symphony Incorporated Clearwater Charlie Crist (D)
202-225-5961
To support Professional Development and Symphony Chats to engage the larger community in music.
2015 Creative Clay, Inc. / Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center Saint Petersburg Charlie Crist (D)
202-225-5961
To support Art for All Kids. The assessment tool is the required product.
2015 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater Charlie Crist (D)
202-225-5961
To support a residency by performance artist Kevin Spencer.
2016 Myka, Lenore M. Saint Petersburg Charlie Crist (D)
202-225-5961
Not available
2016 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater Charlie Crist (D)
202-225-5961
To support a residency by the North Carolina Tap Ensemble.
2014 Florida Dance Association, Inc. Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support the Florida Dance Festival and dance workshops for middle and high school students.
2014 VSA Florida Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support the presentation of Anita Hollander’s one woman show, “Still Standing: A Musical Survival Guide for Life’s Catastrophes,” with related activities.
2015 Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center / Straz Center Tam pa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support the multidisciplinary Cultural Intersections Performance
Series.
2015 University of South Florida Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support a study of the impact of piano training on cognitive, psychosocial, and neurophysiological dimensions of well-being in older adults.
2015 University of South Florida / Contemporary Art Museum Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support The Music Box: Tampa Bay.
2015 VSA Florida Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support a performance series and associated workshops featuring artists with disabilities.
2016 Moving Current Inc. Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support teaching residencies, the NewGrounds Festival, and the creation and presentation of dance works.
2016 Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support the Cultural Intersections performance series.
2016 University of South Florida Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support a study examining how a technology-based musical training program prepares early learners.
2017 University of South Florida Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support artist fees and administrative costs for the Jazz Composers Symposium.
2017 VSA Florida Tampa Kathy Castor (D)
202-225-3376
To support performances by singer-songwriter and guitarist James Durbin, with related activities.
2014 Florida West Coast Symphony, Inc. / Sarasota Orchestra Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the Sarasota Music Festival.
2014 Perlman Music Program/Suncoast, Inc. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the Perlman Music Program Sarasota Winter Residency, a professional development program with violinists Itzhak Perlman and Toby
2014 Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Inc. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the creation and presentation of “The Secret Garden.”
2015 City of Sarasota, Florida / Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support presentations of nationally touring children’s shows at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
2015 Florida West Coast Symphony, Inc. / Sarasota Orchestra Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the Sarasota Music Festival.
2015 Jacobs, Dolly J. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
Not available
2015 Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Inc. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the presentation of ballets in celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary season.
2015 Sarasota Opera Association, Inc. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the Winter Opera Festival.
2016 Florida Studio Theatre, Inc. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the final development and production of “For the Ages.”
2016 Florida West Coast Symphony, Inc. / Sarasota Orchestra Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the Sarasota Music Festival.
2016 Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Inc. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the presentation of ballets by Sir Frederick Ashton.
2016 Sarasota Opera Association, Inc. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support a production of “Dialogues des Carmelites” (“The Dialogues of the Carmelites”) by composer Francois Poulenc.
2017 Reid, Amy B. Sarasota Vern Buchanan (R)
202-225-1252
To support the translation from the French of the novel “When the Plums Are Ripe” by francophone Cameroonian novelist Patrice Nganang.
2014 Charlotte County Art Guild, Inc. / Visual Arts Center Punta Gorda Tom Rooney (R)
202-225-5792
To support the exhibition ”Sensuality Meets Symmetry: Art Nouveau to Art Deco” (1890-1940).
2015 Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Punta Gorda Tom Rooney (R)
202-225-5792
To support an artist residency program for a Charlotte County Public School.
2015 Hermitage Artist Retreat, Inc. Englewood Tom Rooney (R)
202-225-5792
To support artist residencies and related activities.
2016 Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Inc. Punta Gorda Tom Rooney (R)
202-225-5792
To support an artist residency program for the Charlotte County Public Schools.
2016 Hyman, Richard R. Venice Tom Rooney (R)
202-225-5792
Not available
2017 Hermitage Artist Retreat, Inc. Englewood Tom Rooney (R)
202-225-5792
To support artists residencies.
2014 Arts Council, Inc. / The Arts Council of Martin County Stuart Brian Mast (R)
202-225-3026
To support Cultural Conversations, Adult and Student Editions.
2016 County of Martin, Florida / Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency Stuart Brian Mast (R)
202-225-3026
To support the conceptual design phase for the Old Palm City Ripple Eco-Art Project.
2014 United Arts Council of Collier County Naples Francis Rooney (R)
202-225-2536
To support performances by Moving Current Dance Collective with associated workshops.
2015 United Arts Council of Collier County Naples Francis Rooney (R)
202-225-2536
To support an artist residency at the Jewish Family and Community Services of Southwest Florida.
2016 Lee County Alliance of the Arts, Inc. Fort Myers Francis Rooney (R)
202-225-2536
To support the multidisciplinary Fall for the Arts festival.
2014 City of Tamarac, Florida Tamarac Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support the design of a new civic gathering place and a work of public art in Sunset Point Park, which is adjacent to the Florida Everglades.
2014 Old Dillard Foundation, Inc. Fort Lauderdale Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support the multidisciplinary Black History Celebration activities, commemorating visual and performing art created during the Civil Rights
2014 Palm Beach Opera, Inc. West Palm Beach Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support the training activities, mainstage productions, and community outreach of the Young Artist Program.
2015 City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida Fort Lauderdale Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support streetscape design and ecological public art planning in the North Beach Village neighborhood.
2015 Old Dillard Foundation, Inc. Fort Lauderdale Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support a series of jazz concerts and workshops honoring the jazz saxophonist Julian Cannonball Adderley.
2015 Palm Beach Opera, Inc. West Palm Beach Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support Year 2 of the Do Something Different: Discover Opera program.
2016 Old Dillard Foundation, Inc. Fort Lauderdale Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support multidisciplinary arts activities at the Old Dillard Museum in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
2016 Palm Beach Opera, Inc. West Palm Beach Alcee Hastings (D)
202-225-1313
To support the final year of the Do Something Different: Discover Opera initiative.
2014 Palm Beach Poetry Festival, Inc Lake Worth Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support the annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival.
2014 Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. West Palm Beach Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support multidisciplinary presentations.
2015 Morikami, Inc. / Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Delray Beach Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support an artist residency by Japanese classical dancer Satomi Hirano at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.
2015 Norton Museum of Art West Palm Beach Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support the exhibition “Imaging Eden: Photographers Discover the Everglades,” with accompanying catalogue.
2016 Expanding and Preserving Our Cultural Heritage, Inc. / Spady Museum Delray Beach Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support the Spady Living Heritage Festival.
2016 Norton Museum of Art West Palm Beach Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support shipping and crating costs for the exhibition “O’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York.”
2016 Palm Beach Poetry Festival, Inc Lake Worth Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support the Palm Beach Poetry Festival.
2017 Expanding and Preserving Our Cultural Heritage, Inc. / Spady Museum Delray Beach Lois Frankel (D)
202-225-9890
To support the Spady Living Heritage Festival and associated activities.
2014 Broward County Board of County Commissioners / Broward Cultural Division Fort Lauderdale Ted Deutch (D)
202-225-3001
To support the Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program, which will develop local arts coverage and criticism efforts.
2015 Broward County Board of County Commissioners / Broward Cultural Division Fort Lauderdale Ted Deutch (D)
202-225-3001
To support a symposium exploring Latin America’s impact on the arts economy of South Florida.
2015 Burton, James G. Fort Lauderdale Ted Deutch (D)
202-225-3001
Not available
2016 Coral Springs Museum of Art, Inc. Coral Springs Ted Deutch (D)
202-225-3001
To support the planning and implementation of a comprehensive organizational marketing campaign.
2016 Smith, Lonnie Fort Lauderdale Ted Deutch (D)
202-225-3001
Not available
2014 City of Pembroke Pines, Florida Pembroke Pines Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)
202-225-7931
To support the design of a new performing arts center and plaza, along with an arts demonstration project in the heart of Pembroke Pines.
2014 Nova Southeastern University / Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)
202-225-7931
To support a traveling exhibition featuring the work of William Glackens.
2016 Association of the Performing Arts of India, Inc. Pembroke Pines Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)
202-225-7931
To support a performance and lecture-demonstration featuring Indian classical
music.
2016 Brazilian Voices Inc. Weston Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)
202-225-7931
To support From Brazil to the World educational concert programs.
2016 Nova Southeastern University / NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)
202-225-7931
To support conservation activities for the NSU Art Museum’s collection of Cobra art.
2016 Young at Art of Broward, Inc. / Young At Art Museum Davie Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)
202-225-7931
To support arts instruction and related programming at the ArtHouse.
2014 Barry University Miami Shores Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the Carnival Arts Apprenticeship program.
2014 Cannonball Miami Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support artist residencies and related activities.
2014 Historical Association of Southern Florida, Inc. / HistoryMiami Museum Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the stabilization and digitization of the South Florida Folklife Collection.
2014 Locust Projects Inc Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support an exhibition series for emerging and mid-career artists.
2014 Miami Dade College / Miami International Film Festival Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the 31st Miami International Film Festival.
2014 Miami Dade College Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the MDC Live Arts Performance Series.
2014 Miami Light Project, Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support Here & Now.
2014 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the educational outreach project The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, an introduction to orchestral music for fourth graders.
2014 Opa-locka Community Development Corporation, Inc. Opa-locka Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support an artist-in-residency program, lecture series, and exhibitions highlighting the South Florida African Diaspora.
2014 Performing Arts Center Trust, Inc. / Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing
Arts
Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support AileyCamp Miami, a summer dance camp for middle school students.
2014 Performing Arts Center Trust, Inc. / Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing
Arts
Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the activiation of the master plan for New Town Square surrounding the Adrienne Arsht Center.
2014 Urgent, Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support Murals for Dorsey Park, a community-based public art project guided by painter and author Kadir Nelson.
2015 Cannonball Miami Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support residencies and related activities for interdisciplinary artists and scholars.
2015 Historical Association of Southern Florida, Inc. / HistoryMiami Museum Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the Heritage Spotlight Series.
2015 Locust Projects Inc Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support an exhibition series and public art commissioning program for emerging and mid-career artists.
2015 Miami Dade College Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the presentation of theater, dance, and musical artists.
2015 Miami Light Project, Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support a community engagement project led by the Bang on a Can All-Stars.
2015 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the educational outreach project Beethoven Lives Upstairs, an introduction to orchestral music for students.
2016 Bakehouse Art Complex, Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support artist residencies for visual and media artists.
2016 Historical Association of Southern Florida, Inc. / HistoryMiami Museum Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the Miami Street Culture Project.
2016 Locust Projects Inc Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support an exhibition series and art program for emerging and mid-career artists.
2016 Miami Dade College Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support a multidisciplinary performing arts series.
2016 Miami Light Project, Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support a contemporary performing arts series.
2016 Miami Theater Center Miami Shores Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support a project exploring the intersection of indigenous and industrialized cultures.
2016 Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support a multicultural performance series including music, dance, theater, and film.
2016 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support an orchestral music educational outreach program.
2016 Performing Arts Center Trust, Inc. / Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing
Arts
Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the presentation of orchestral concerts by the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
2016 South Florida PBS Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support “film-maker,” an initiative that will showcase works from South Florida filmmakers.
2017 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Inc. / National YoungArts
Foundation
Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the multidisciplinary Outside the Box performance series.
2017 Tigertail Productions, Inc. Miami Frederica Wilson (D)
202-225-4506
To support the FIRE multidisciplinary series.
2014 Florida Grand Opera, Inc. Miami Mario Díaz-Balart (R)
202-225-4211
To support performances of Menotti’s “The Consul.”
2015 Florida Grand Opera, Inc. Miami Mario Díaz-Balart (R)
202-225-4211
To support the presentation and correlating outreach programs for “The Passenger” by composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg.
2016 Florida Grand Opera, Inc. Miami Mario Díaz-Balart (R)
202-225-4211
To support performances of “Before Night Falls” by composer Jorge Martin with libretto by Martin and Dolores Koch, with related outreach activities.
2014 Key West Literary Seminar Key West Carlos Curbelo (R)
202-225-2778
To support the Key West Literary Seminar and the digitization of audio clips of author readings from the 1980s and ’90s.
2015 City of Key West, Florida Key West Carlos Curbelo (R)
202-225-2778
To support an arts master plan and public art installations at Truman Waterfront Park.
2015 Florida International University Miami Carlos Curbelo (R)
202-225-2778
To support an exhibition on modern Dutch design, including a publication.
2016 Studios of Key West, Inc. Key West Carlos Curbelo (R)
202-225-2778
To support Lost at the Beach, a multidisciplinary arts event at West Martello Fort in Key West, Florida.
2017 Florida International University Miami Carlos Curbelo (R)
202-225-2778
To support the Miami International GuitART Festival.
2014 Engel, Patricia A. Key Biscayne Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
Not available
2014 Friends of the Bass Museum, Inc. / Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the exhibition “Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui.”
2014 FUNDarte, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the Out in the Tropics Festival.
2014 New World Symphony, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the Musician Professional Development Program.
2014 Rhythm Foundation, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Big Night in Little Haiti.
2014 Teatro Avante, Inc. Miami Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the XXIX International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami.
2014 Thomas Armour Youth Ballet Inc. SOUTH MIAMI Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the Dance as a Vehicle for Success project.
2015 Coral Gables Cinemateque, Inc. / Coral Gables Art Cinema Coral Gables Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Sabor Latino, a film series and related outreach activities.
2015 FUNDarte, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Out in the Tropics, a contemporary performing arts series.
2015 GableStage, Inc. Coral Gables Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the production of “Choir Boy” by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
2015 Jorge M. Perez Art Museum of Miami Dade County Miami Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the exhibition “Tapies: From Within,” a retrospective on the works of Catalan artist Antoni Tapies (1923-2012).
2015 Miami City Ballet, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the premiere of a new ballet by choreographer Justin Peck.
2015 New World Symphony, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the online classical music portal MUSAIC.
2015 New World Symphony, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the Musician Professional Development Program.
2015 Rhythm Foundation, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Big Night in Little Haiti.
2015 Teatro Avante, Inc. Miami Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami.
2016 Arca Images, Inc. Coral Gables Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support performances of “Lorca en Vestido Verde/Lorca in a Green Dress” by Nilo Cruz.
2016 Community Arts and Culture Miami Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support a concert series, featuring performances by musicians from different genres of music, and related activities.
2016 Dance Now!Ensemble Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the restaging of “Ritmo Jondo,” created in 1953 by Doris Humphrey for the Jose Limon Company.
2016 FUNDarte, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Out in the Tropics, a contemporary performing arts series.
2016 Miami Children’s Museum, Inc. Miami Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Art Bursts, a series of arts engagement events for youth.
2016 Miami City Ballet, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the creation and presentation of George Balanchine’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream Re-Imagined.”
2016 New World Symphony, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the Musician Professional Development Program.
2016 Rhythm Foundation, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Dance Band Night, a participatory music and dance series.
2016 South Florida Art Center, Inc. / ArtCenter/South Florida Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support a residency program and related activities for contemporary artists.
2016 Teatro Avante, Inc. Miami Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami.
2016 Thomas Armour Youth Ballet Inc. SOUTH MIAMI Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the Dance as a Vehicle for Success project.
2016 Village of Pinecrest, Florida / Pinecrest Gardens Pinecrest Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens concert series and Gen-Next Jam Jazz educational outreach.
2017 Arca Images, Inc. Coral Gables Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support performances of “Sotto Voce”by Nilo Cruz.
2017 FUNDarte, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Out in the Tropics, a contemporary performing arts series.
2017 Miami City Ballet, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support the creation and presentation of the “The Fairy’s Kiss” by choreographer Alexei Ratmansky.
2017 New World Symphony, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support a fellowship program for professional musicians.
2017 Rhythm Foundation, Inc. Miami Beach Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support Community Ballroom, a participatory music and dance series.
2017 Seraphic Fire, Inc Miami Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)
202-225-3931
To support a commissioning and performance project of new choral works by American composers.