Arts Groups Receive Funding
Prince George, B.C. – Five organizations in Prince George have been awarded arts grants totalling more than $176,000.
They’ve been divvied up by the BC Arts Council and will go to the following groups:
Fraser-Fort George Museum Society – $75,000
Prince George Regional Art Gallery Association/Two Rivers Gallery – $63,000
Prince George and District Community Arts Council – $21,475
Prince George Folkfest Society – $9,000
Bel Canto Choirs Association – $7,700
The funding comes from $24 million that the BC Arts Council has received from the provincial government to supports arts and culture in 2014-2015.
“Fraser-Fort George is extremely fortunate to have so many talented artists, musicians and actors call this region home,’ says Prince George-Mackenzie Liberal MLA Mike Morris. “These grants help enable these talented individuals to showcase their various productions for the benefit of all residents and visitors.”