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Cultural Funding Programs

FISCAL YEAR 2015 CULTURAL FUNDING PROGRAM AWARDEES

Operational Support Program (OSP)

  • Centro Cultural La Fe
  • Creative Kids
  • El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center
  • El Paso Opera
  • El Paso Pro-Musica
  • El Paso Symphony Orchestra
  • Kids Excel El Paso
  • Tom Lea Institute

 Project Support Program (PSP)

  • Ballet Folklorico Paso del Norte
  • Centro Cultural Mexicano Paso del Norte
  • Contemporary Mexican Literature Conference
  • El Paso Art Association
  • El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation
  • El Paso Las Artistas
  • El Paso Summer Music Festival
  • El Paso Sungold Sweet Adelines
  • El Paso Wind Symphony
  • El Paso Youth Ballet
  • Fiesta de las Flores
  • Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso
  • Juntos Art Association
  • La Mujer Obrera
  • Latinitas, Inc.
  • Project Vida
  • RGPG Productions
  • Wise Latina International

Community Art Program (CAP)

  • BorderSenses
  • Centro Artístico y Cultural Buena Vista
  • Caldo Collective
  • Capoeira Quinto Sol
  • Chamber Music Consortium of the Southwest
  • Danzas Españolas
  • De Frank, John
  • De La Garza-Garcia, Carlos
  • Gelinas, Kathryn and Terry Wright
  • Goldsbury, Mack
  • Gomez, Monica
  • Gonzalez, Mauricio René
  • Green, Nancy Lorenza
  • Guerrero, Benjamin
  • Guerrero, Rosa
  • Kern, John
  • Macchioni, Oscar
  • Manos Arriba Puppet Theatre
  • Mills, David
  • Natividad, Maria Almeida
  • Samba Batucada Alma de Fogo
  • Ochoa, Ana Elizabeth
  • Reza Tures, Angela
  • Serrano, Hector
  • Taller Colibri Ceiba
  • Young El Paso Singers

 Artist Incubator Program (AIP)

  • Cárdenas, Ramón
  • Castro, Amalia
  • Delgado, Francisco
  • Gallegos, Linda
  • Gaytán, Gabriel
  • Guerra, Manuel 

 

KICKSTART DOWNTOWN Program

Awardees for FY 2015-2017

  • KidsPalooza
  • SciFi Fan Festival
  • El Paso Sun City Pride Festival

Continuation of Fiscal Year 2014-2016

  • Taste of El Paso
  • Downtown Street Fest
  • Plaza Classic Film Festival
  • Sun City Craft Beer Festival
  • La Feria de la Familia

Cultural Funding Programs are available to provide support to local arts and cultural organizations and other community-based organizations that provide high quality arts experiences that are innovative, accessible and appealing to El Pasoans and that promote cultural tourism.

The City of El Paso will award cultural services contracts through the following funding programs:
  • Operating Support Program (OSP): OSP is designed to support the organizational stability of El Paso's arts and cultural assets and to cultivate organizational growth and professional development. This category is open to organizations with a minimum of a three (3) year funding history from the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD).
     
  • Project Support Program (PSP): PSP supports programs that provide high quality arts experiences that are innovative, accessible and appealing to local residents and visitors alike. Project support funds can be used for all project related expenses such as, administration, production costs, artistic fees, coordination (including staffing), audience development, outreach and marketing.
     
  • Community Arts Program (CAP): Provides funding for non-profit arts and cultural organizations and individual artists to provide a variety of arts and cultural activities that have a focus on arts education and community arts development. The program will create a roster of arts and culture providers available to provide services throughout the city. It is designed to encourage creative interaction among artists, residents and neighborhoods, as well as to encourage collaboration between artists and community-based organizations/services. (Please Visit Arts & Education for more Info)
     
  • Artist Incubator Program (AIP): This program promotes awareness of the contribution that El Paso artist make in our community. This program will provide funding directly to individual artists. Individuals funded through this program must provide a report at the conclusion of a program or event that includes attendance, location, an evaluation of the program, and financial statement.
     

   
 

The Application Package by Program (Fiscal Year 2014-2015)
This format is an abridged version of each program. A simpler Application Guidelines for each program.
 
 

 
Reports for Fiscal Year 2015 (Fiscal Year 2014-2015)

-coming soon-
 
 

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