Children perform Annie at the Cultural Center for the Arts. Photo provided by Arts in Stark.
The first round of $50M ARPA funding lobbied for by CreativeOhio had a positive impact for Stark County. Five organizations in Canton, Massillon, and Alliance, Ohio received grants from House Bill 45. The Canton Repository provides details in their story. Stark County orgs received ARPA funding because CreativeOhio successfully lobbied to bring this support to Ohio’s creative industries.
See the full list of funding for Ohio arts organizations from round one here.
If your local media covered the more than $23M announced in the first round of funding let us know.