ARTS AND CULTURE
Creative expression and appreciation are the hallmarks of a vibrant community. From art & science museums to the performing arts, donors make an impact supporting the creative process and encouraging art appreciation.
Amphibian Stage is a nonprofit professional theatre company founded that produces plays that inspire new ideas, open new doors, and increase understanding of the vast world around us. Amphibian Stage supports projects that utilize a roster of performing arts professionals to respond to community needs arising from COVID-19 related challenges. These projects 1) positively impact mental health and livelihood by connecting homebound clients with quality online arts programming and community resources, and 2) sustain partial employment for arts professionals.
- $1,000 – Hire unemployed artists for community projects- sew surgical gear, create educational content
- $2,500 – Hire unemployed trauma informed actor to teach 15-session online stress-management program
- $5,000 – Build an online evaluation system for virtual stress-management workshops for veterans
Casa Mañana is an essential part of Fort Worth’s cultural community, producing a full season of Broadway shows, a Children’s Theatre season, and extensive artistic and educational programs. The coronavirus outbreak has compelled the theater to cancel or postpone performances that generate the bulk of its revenue. They are offering online theatre education classes for students with Special Needs, in addition to their regularly scheduled year-round dance, music and singing classes.
Amount Requested: $500-$100,000
- $10,000 will provide online classes for dance, music and singing for the community as well as those with Special Needs
- $10,000-$50,000 will help bridge the gap in lost revenue from the theater being closed to the public during COVID-19
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History has a legacy of leadership in online STEM education. With the unprecedented and indefinite closure of schools across North Texas due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Museum is committing to providing online science and history content to students and lifelong learners. The Museum will deliver content publicly on popular social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook and other social media and online channels. In addition, they are connecting with FWISD to find a way for the Museum content to support formal, at-home learning. Provide daily Monday – Friday live interactive science and history content supporting academic learning and distance learning for students while schools are closed.
Amount: $500 – $75,00
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