The Magnolia Arts Council and other South Arkansas groups are among 103 non-profit arts organizations receiving Arkansas Arts Council CARES Act Relief Grants.
“Our non-profit arts organizations are struggling financially from quarantining, cancellations and closures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism.
“Our relief grants will help our creative industry survive and thrive. Helping our creatives now improves the quality of life and overall economy for all Arkansans,” she said.
A total of $491,692 was awarded to the Arkansas groups through a $441,6500 grant to the Arkansas Arts Council, and $50,000 in DPHT funds.
The Magnolia Arts Council received $5,356.20.
Other South Arkansas grants included:
TexARKana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, $6,576.60.
South Arkansas Arts Center, El Dorado, $6,441.
TexARKana Symphony Orchestra, $5,627.40.
Celebrate! Maya Project, $3,480.40.
Southwest Arkansas Arts Council, Hope, $4,949.40.
South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, $4,407.