Arts Note: RAC announces $2.9 million in grants
The Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis announced Wednesday that it’s awarding $2.9 million dollars in grant money -- 6.7 percent more than last year.
Grant requests are reviewed by citizen panels, RAC staff and commissioners, after which awardees are chosen through a ranking system that examines eight standards including quality of programming, cultural diversity and community need.
Since 1985, RAC has awarded a total of $76 million in grants to arts and cultural efforts and organizations.
A full list of grantees and amounts is available in a through the RAC website.