The Arts Council Napa Valley [ACNV] Emergency Fund, and the ACNV Education Alliance, Arts Council Napa Valley has provided the summer 2020 Emergency Fund grants to 15 local artists and organizations and six local schools thanks to funding provided by the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Recipients received between $500 and $2,500 each, totaling $40,026 awarded to local individuals, organizations, and arts education programs that have suffered losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The small nonprofit organizations include the American Canyon Arts Foundation and Calistoga Art Center.
Programs that received grants for cancelled programs include:
— Vintage High School Choral Music Program for the cancellation of “West Side Story.”
—American Canyon High School Theatre Arts & Scholarship programs for the cancellations of “Cinderella” the school’s annual fundraising concert.
— Saint Helena High School drama program for the cancellation of “Newsies.”
—Justin-Siena High School theater program for the cancellation of “High School Musical.”
—The Oxbow School scholarship program for the cancellation of the school’s annual fundraiser and summer camp.
—Napa High School ceramics program for the cancellation of the annual ceramics sale and fundraiser.