FY23 Creative Communities Grantees



Project Title



Arts Education
Art Start IncorporatedEmerging Artist InternshipMilwaukee$5,510
Artworks for MilwaukeeEnvironmental Arts InternshipMilwaukee$5,210
Boys and Girls Club of KenoshaTeen Center Music StudioKenosha$4,820
Charles Allis-Villa Terrace MuseumsArt@1801Milwaukee$4,750
Greater Milwaukee El Sistema
Community Connections Summer CampWaukesha$5,240
Islands of Brilliance
Sandbox@ - Traveling Creativity Workshops for Autistic Youth & Young Adults and Families throughout Wisconsin

Kettle Moraine SymphonyA Choral Collaboration - Young Voices Sing A German RequiemWest Bend$4,070

Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Degenerate Art: Democratic ArtMilwaukee$6,000
Music Academy of Sun Prairie, Prairie Music & ArtsM.A.D. Arts - Music, Art, and Drama
opportunities for youth in Sun Prairie
Sun Prairie$4,760
Pink Umbrella Theater CompanyPorch PlayMilwaukee$2,000
Rhinelander School DistrictCulture Tap Artist Residency ProgramRhinelander$5,270
Solomon Community TempleSPLASHMilwaukee$6,000
Very Young ComposersVery Young Composers OnlinePlover$5,770

Folk & Traditional Arts

Bembe Drum & DanceLearning from the MastersMilwaukee$4,950
​McIntosh Memorial Library

​September Hispanic Heritage Month and 2nd Annual Driftless Region's Dia de los Muertos
Celebration: A Mexican Cultural and Educational Project

Studio K FlamencoThe Flamenco NutcrackerMilwaukee$4,650

UW-Madison Horticulture Department, Allen Centennial Garden
Allen Centennial Garden Harvest Folk Festival
Warehouse, Inc.

Living WITH the Northwoods
Eagle River$5,140

Local Arts

Antigo High SchoolBelongingnessAntigo$4,200
ArtRootWall Poems of RacineRacine$4,100
Central Wisconsin Cultural CenterRapids Arts FestivalWisconsin Rapids$4,200

Ellsworth E3 Community Development Corporation
Mural Walk - First MuralsEllsworth$2,100
Fermats Last Theater CompanyDocumentary theater works for 2022 and 2023Madison$1,800
Friends of Our GalleryChalk & Cheese Fest 2022Platteville$3,100
Kenosha Opera FestivalSide-by-Side Orchestra ProgramKenosha$2,100
Madison Contemporary DanceThe Collaboration Project 2Madison$3,800
Mahogany Black Arts & Cultural CenterBlack Humanity Now - Art for the Revolution!Racine$2,400
Make Music MadisonMake Music Madison Neighborhood Main Stages
City of MaustonGreat Wisconsin IdeasMauston$2,000
Milwaukee Artist Resource NetworkMARN's Social Engagement ProgramMilwaukee$3,000
Northland College

Chequamegon Bay Area Community Kiln Build and Events

Village of OregonVillage of Oregon Public Art ProgramOregon$4,100
Rise Up Central Wisconsin

UNITY IN DIVERSITY: Painting the diverse canvas of the Hmong-American Culture

City of Superior, Environmental Services Division
Community Storm Drain Art ProjectSuperior$2,200
White Pine Community Broadcasting, WXPR Public RadioProject North: Music, Art and Sustainability

Wormfarm InstituteCulture and Commerce: Two Giants in PlainReedsburg$5,700
Write On Door CountyWriting Our Stories Mentoring ProgramFish Creek$6,000​