Waukee, Iowa –The Waukee Area Arts Council is a 2012-2013 recipient of funding from Bravo Greater Des Moines. The Waukee Area Arts Council was awarded $3,500 for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The money will be used to help underwrite the administrative needs of the organization.
“We are pleased to be the recipient of a Bravo Grant,” said Karen Dluhos, Waukee Area Arts Council Board President. “The additional funding will help us keep the Arts Council growing in the right direction.”
Bravo Greater Des Moines – The Region’s Arts Council (Bravo) is a nonprofit organization committed to strengthening the metro area’s arts and cultural community as a key element of a world-class quality of life. Bravo provides a collaborative focus to nurture and grow the arts by increasing funding through public and private sources.
In an effort to stabilize funding for arts and cultural organizations, local governments have committed a portion of their hotel/motel tax revenues through the establishment of 28E agreements with Bravo. In 2012, more than $2.2 million was made available, funding 51 organizations.
For more complete information about other events, visit our website www.WaukeeArts.org or contact the Waukee Area Arts Council at info@WaukeeArts.org, PO Box 790, Waukee, IA 50263, or call 515-402-7870.