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Mar 19

Five local organizations awarded grants for the arts

Posted on March 19, 2016 at 1:06 pm by Clay Curtin

Recipients for the next round of the Menlo Park Grant for the Arts has been announced. These funds for the 2016-2017 year, support organizations looking to perform in a professional-grade theater in effort to support the Menlo Park artistic community. The five recipient organizations each receive $1,000 toward subsidizing the rental cost of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center for performances between July 2016 and June 2017. This year’s recipients:
  • Peninsula Arts & Letters
  • Menlowe Ballet
  • Circus Arts Menlo Park
  • Palo Alto Jazz Alliance
  • Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra
This grant was created to increase the accessibility of the PAC by members of the community and to encourage the growth of local artistic groups by providing a high-quality venue at a subsidized cost. Past recipients have also included: Menlo Park Chorus, West Bay Opera, Western Ballet, Zimbabwe Pete Productions, iSing Silicon Valley, ALS Association, Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, Peninsula Youth Orchestra, Magical Stings West and Ensemble Phoenix.

2015 Nutcracker performance at the PAC
Menlo Atherton Performing Arts Center