Providing direct support to Ocala/Marion County's nonprofit arts organizations since 2001

Current Recipients

Dance Alive National Ballet Company
Kingdom Under the Sun
Ocala Symphony Orchestra
Marion County Public Schools
College of Central Florida/Appleton Museum of Art
Insomniac Theatre Company
Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre

Ocala Film Foundation
Master the Possibilities, Inc.
Marion Chamber Music Society
Reilly Arts Center LLC
Marion All-County Choir
Residency Activities at Reilly Arts Center
Veterans Light the Stars
Bowie & Glass: A Symphonic Tribute
Staging a Coup: Students Storm Local Theaters and Revolutionize Learning
“La Diaspora: Keepers of the Heritage”
Avenue Q
In-school Touring of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”
“Keep the Magic in Christmas” special performance of “The Nutcracker Ballet”
Southern Arts- Southern Circuit of Independent Filmakers
Visiting Speaker Series
“Homegrown: Ensemble D’Amore”
The Manhattan Transfer
United in Song

Cultural Grant Recipient 2017 – 2018

Arts Organization

Project Title

Grant Amount

Dance Alive National Ballet, Inc.Residency Activities at Reilly Arts Center$500
Kingdom Under the Sun Concert BandVeterans Light the Starts$1,500
Marion Civic Chorale, Inc.We Salute Our Veterans$1,500
City of OcalaOcala Outdoor Sculpture Competition Artist Honoraria$2,000
Marion County Public SchoolsStaging a Coup: Students Storm Local Theaters and Revolutionize Learning$2,000
Insomniac Theatre Company2017 Shakespeare in the Park$3,000
Ocala Civic TheatreIn-school touring of “Fit” by Kim Esop-Wylie$4,000
Marion Ballet TheatreShare the Magic of Christmas$2,500
Marion Chamber Music SocietyENCORE: Gabrielle Chou$1,000
Magnolia Art XchangeSponsorship of One Artist in Residency Studio$3,500*
Marion All-County ChoirUnited in Song-Marion All-County Choir$1,500
Florida Center for the BlindTherapy Through the Arts Program$2,000

Past Recipients

African American Artfest
Appleton Museum of Art
Belleview Middle School Art Program
Boys and Girls Club of Marion County
Brick City Center for the Arts/College of Central Florida
Central Florida Symphony/Ocala Symphony Orchestra
City of Ocala-Cultural Event
Dance Ocala
Fine Arts for Ocala
Forest High School Wildcat Theatre Company
Gallery East
Grace Christian School
Insomniac Theatre Company
Madison Street Academy of Visual & Performing Arts
Marion Chamber Music Society
Marion Civic Chorale
Marion County Student Tile Project
Marion Performing Ballet
Ocala Civic Theatre
Ocala Storytelling Festival
Rainbow Springs Fine Arts Association
The Central Florida Master Choir
The Square Theatre*
Westport High School Theatre Arts

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