Asheville Area Arts Council

Art in the Park Grant | The Asheville Global Citizens Project is funded in part by the Asheville Area Arts Council’s Asheville Art in the Park Arts & Community Grant.  For 10 Wednesdays in Pritchard Park this summer, June 1 – August 3, LEAF Teaching Artists engage in interactive dance showcases. Audience members of all ages participate and learn from LEAF’s wonderful artists. The Easel Rider also hosts creative art activities to complement the performances. This project has been funded in part by a grant from the Asheville Area Arts Council, and Asheville Art in the Park.

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Grassroots Arts Program Subgrant | This grant funded a portion of artists contract fees for the LEAF Delta Jazz Band. This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

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North Carolina Arts Council

Program Support Grant | In August, 2015, LEAF Downtown and the performance of Bootsy Collins’ Rubber Band were funded by the NC Arts Council. The grant also supported community arts activities through the Easel Rider at LEAF Downtown. This project was supported by the NC Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. 

New Realities | In August, 2015, LEAF was awarded a Organizational Development Grant through the New Realities Program. New Realities is an organizational development program that provides long-term organizational assistance. The program is conducted by Nello McDaniel of Arts Action Research, which is nationally known for innovative approaches to organizational development. The New Realities Program provides arts professionals with a conceptual framework, working process, tools, and guidance to develop effective ways to address current and ever-changing realities and needs for their organizations. This project was supported by the NC Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. 

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South Arts Regional Touring Grant

The South Arts Regional Touring Grant will support Ranky Tanky’s 3-day residency at Erwin Middle and High Schools and their performances at the October LEAF Festival, October 20-23, 2016. This performance and school residency is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council.

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Dan Lucas Memorial Fund

The Dan Lucas Memorial Fund currently funds LEAF International Costa Rica as part of a larger project to connect LEAF International programs in Central America.

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Beattie Foundation & Page and George Bradham Family Foundation

In August, 2016, LEAF received support from the Beattie Foundation and Bradham Family Foundation to support development of the Unfolding LEAF Stage Program (U-LEAF).