Conyers Applauds National Endowment for the Arts Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients Include Allied Media Projects, InsideOut Literary Arts Projects, Inc., and the University of Detroit Mercy
(DETROIT)– Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced its second round of grants for 2013. Three of the grants will go to projects in Michigan’s 13th congressional district. The grants awarded in this funding cycle total over $26 million and will go to over 800 organizations in 46 states. Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement:
U.S. Congressman John Conyers, Jr.
“The grants awarded today total over $100,000 and will go to support programs for multimedia performance, literacy, and cultural activities in the city.
“These grants will help support projects in the district that involve the creation and presentation of artistically excellent work.
“I am proud that creativity is continuing to be encouraged despite the drastic cuts to arts funding that we are seeing around the country.
“I encourage more of my constituents to seek funding for their art programs through the National Endowment for the Arts.”
The programs that received grants are Allied Media Projects, InsideOut Literary Arts Project, Inc. and the University of Detroit Mercy. Constituents in search of guidelines or information about upcoming grants should visit www.arts.gov.