Local arts get funding boost from Prince William

Local arts organizations will soon receive $193,000 in grants from the Prince William Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism awards.

From Prince William County:

The Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, or DPRT, coordinates a competitive grant program to provide support to non-profit arts organizations in Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors awarded $193,000 for grants for 16 local arts organizations that serve the community.

The grants are distributed by a six-member Art Grants Panel appointed by the Parks and Recreation Commission. The panel, with a range of experience in financial management, arts education, grant oversight, and non-profit management, evaluates and scores the applications for completeness and compliance with the grant requirements.

The DRPT awarded grants to all 16 applicants, which include:

  • Asaph Dance Ensemble: $20,777
  • Center for the Arts: $43,563
  • Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC): $7,760
  • Lake Ridge Chorale: $3,856
  • Manassas Ballet Theatre: $43,562
  • Manassas Chorale: $16,637
  • Manassas Symphony Orchestra: $8,582
  • National Ballet: $8,204
  • New Dominion Choraliers: $3,565
  • Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra: $4,290
  • Prince William Little Theatre: $12,734
  • Shenandoah Sound: $2,450
  • Woodbridge Community Choir: $1,781
  • Woodbridge Dance Company: $4,733
  • Woodbridge Flute Choir: $733
  • Youth Orchestra of Prince William: $9,773

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