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Press Release: Chico Arts & Culture Grant Awards

The City of Chico Arts Commission is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Arts and Culture Grant awardees. The City of Chico allocates 1% of the Transient Occupancy Tax or “Hotel/Motel Tax” to be earmarked for funding for not-for-profit and cultural organizations within the City. The City of Chico is a wonderfully creative community with a rich arts and cultural scene.

The following art organizations submitted grant applications and will be awarded funds totaling over $28,000:
1078 Gallery – $2,591.70 for the “Project x Process (PxP)” project
Blue Room Theatre – $2,100.00 for the “Blue Room Theater Stage and Risers” project
Chico Art Center – $5,000.00 for the “Digital Arts Lab” project
Friends of Chico Ballet – $5,000.00 for the “A Very Chico Nutcracker” project
Legacy Stage – $5,000.00 for the “Shakespeare in the Park” project
MONCA – $5,000.00 for the “Securing the Art” project
Pedal Press – $3,750.00 for the “Youth Shop” project

The City would like to thank the North Valley Community Foundation for their management of the application and grant award process. For more information about the City of Chico arts grants please visit the North Valley Community Foundation website.


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