The Durango Friends of the Arts is proud to announce a list of grant recipients for 2019. Twenty-Six organizations have been selected by a DFA Grant Committee to receive monies in the amount of $40,000.00.

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 2019 year’s Grant Award Winners are;

The Be FRANK Foundation – Be Heard Music Conservatory Instrument Needs
The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown  Production– Blue Grass in the Schools
DAC Creativity Festivity
DAC Holiday Family Musical Production- 
DAC Visual and Performing Arts Scholarships   

Durango Choral Society – Fall 2019 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 –   The Humans
Merely Players –   Mamma Mia

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 2019 Summer Rep Season
20 Moons’ Dance Theater’s 2019 Season Production 

3rd  Avenue Arts

Rocky Mountain PBS 

Seed Studio