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The Nautilus Music-Theater

1997
Theater
General Program
Minnesota

NAUTILUS MUSIC-THEATER, St. Paul, Minnesota, received a grant of $25,000 in support of the Composer-Librettist Studio and Rough Cuts. It is the mission of Nautilus to explore the dynamics of individual and communal integrity through the creation, development and production of new operas and other forms of music-theater. The Composer-Librettist Studio is a professional development program which focuses on the process of collaboration between composers and writers through exploratory assignments that deal with the challenges of writing for the music-theater form. Rough Cuts is a monthly series of works-in-progress, dialogues between artists and audiences, and investigations into the creative process.

Susan Fiene

1988
Visual Arts
Travel and Study
Minnesota

Philanthropy New York

2008
Miscellaneous
General Program
New York City

The Jerome Foundation also committed $1,000 to the NEW YORK REGIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GRANTMAKERS in order to keep active its Associate membership and provide operating support. Collectively, the 300+ members of the New York Regional Association of Grantmakers represent the world's largest concentration of philanthropic capital. The Association's mission is to promote and support effective philanthropy and concerted action for the public good. Membership includes independent foundations, family foundations, corporate foundation, corporate contributions programs, community foundations, public foundations, federated funds, operating foundation, religious entities with grantmaking programs and individual donors.

Graywolf Press

1997
Literature
General Program
Minnesota

GRAYWOLF PRESS, St. Paul, Minnesota received a two-year grant of $40,000 to support the publication of emerging artists titles in 1998 and 1999. For more than 21 years, Graywolf Press has been publishing creative literature by contemporary writers. It is committed to promoting promising literary authors who may be overlooked in other publishing environments. It publishes works in poetry, fiction, memoir, criticism and creative nonfiction. Now under the direction of Fiona McCrae, Graywolf published 16 titles in the 1996-97 program year; and hopes to expand that number over the next two years.

UrbanGlass

1994
Visual Arts
General Program
New York City

Spencer Wirth-Davis

2015
Music
Travel and Study
Minnesota

WIRTH-DAVIS, SPENCER, Minneapolis, Minnesota, will travel to Kielder Forest, England, home to the Kielder Observatory, and some of the darkest night skies on Earth. Wirth-Davis is exploring the relationship between natural, dark night skies and the potential effects of extremely rural, natural settings on his genres of music born of urban environments and technology as inspiration for new work.

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