Contact Carol Treat if you have questions regarding Grant Applications for 2019.  ( 970)375-7781


The 2018 year’s Grant Award Recipients are:

The Durango Friends of the Arts is proud to announce a list of grant recipients for 2018. Twenty-Two organizations have been selected by a DFA Grant Committee to receive monies in the amount of $26,000.00.

The Durango Friends of the Arts is a not-for-profit, all volunteer membership organization dedicated to raise awareness, promote cultural diversity and offer support for the arts in our community. The Durango Friends of the Arts has many annual fund-raising events that help generate grant money which is awarded to various performing and visual artists art-related programs in the area.

The 2018 year’s Grant Award Winners are;

The Be FRANK Foundation – Be Heard Music Conservatory Instrument Needs
Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County- 2018 Summer Art Series
The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown  Production– Blue Grass in the Schools
DAC Creativity Festivity
DAC Holiday Family Musical Production- Seussical
DAC Visual and Performing Arts Scholarships 

Durango Choral Society – Fall 2018 Durango Children’s Chorale Annual Children’s Music Camp
Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering-  Poets in  the Schools
4 Corners Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association- Music and Movement
The iAM Music Institute- Scholarships for Students
Merely Players – Man of La Mancha –  Spring Musical
Merely Players –   A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shakespeare under the Stars

Music in the Mountains Goes to School- Family Concert

Music in the Mountains – Music in the Mountains Goes to School
San Juan Symphony’s Youth Orchestra
Jeff Solon – Live Music in the School House
Southwest Civic Winds – 2018 Durango Concerts
Stillwater Foundation –8th Annual Party in the Park
Stillwater Foundation – Youth Scholarships Program
Take the Lead – Classroom/Ballroom Dance Instruction in the Schools
Thingamajig Theater’s 2018 Summer Rep Season
20 Moons’ Dance Theater’s 2018 Season Productions