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  • 1. State of theState of theArts & HumanitiesArts & Humanitiesin Montgomery Countyin Montgomery CountyMay 1, 2013May 1, 2013

2. In Montgomery County arts,heritage and culture Enhance quality of life Drive the economy Convene communities 3. Quality of Life MC named one of the most attractive places to live in the nation(CNN Money "Best Places for a Long Life," 2008) 73% (2007) and 81% (2009) in MC Resident Survey ratedaccess to arts and cultural activities excellent and good World-class performing centers and culturally-diverseneighborhoods make MC Marylands SMART BusinessLocation says MCDED Tourists rank attendance at cultural events and venues in thetop 10 reasons to visit MC 4. So, what do we have? 5. The Inventory! 58 performing venues 60 galleries 22 theatres 50 historical venues 150 small, midsize and emerging arts& humanities groups 27 book stores 33 dance studios 28 music stores 14 recording studios 9 art supply stores 32 music schools 1500 independent artists & scholarsAnd growing! 6. Seven Grant Categories Advancement Capital Improvement Project General Operating Support Mid Size Organization Small Organization Individual Artists and Scholars Artists and Scholars in the Community 7. FY13 BudgetIn FY13 AHCMC awarded 116 grants totaling$3,214,945 to: Large Arts and Humanities $2,665,223 Mid-Sized Arts and Humanities - $262,698 Small Arts and Humanities -$33,860 Individual Artists and Scholars - $35,800 Arts Integration Residencies - $20,570 Artists and Scholars in the Community - $12,500 $129,000 for the Public Arts Trust 8. FY14 Budget Recommendation An $120,000 increase to Arts and Humanities NDA allocated asfollows:$2,511,163 Large Organization Grants$240,000 Advancement Grants$391,807 Small, Midsize Organization Grants$349,330 Arts and Humanities CouncilTotal FY14 Arts and Humanities NDA - $3,492,700 $1 million per year for five years for the Cost Sharing CIP to assist artsand humanities organizations with facility construction or improvements,new construction, expansion of a project, renovation of an existingstructure or physical plant repairs $200,000, recommended in the Department of Economic Developmentbudget, be managed and distributed by AHCMC to match Executive Ballproceeds. Two pools of funds in increments of $100,000 be put on the CouncilsReconciliation List and appropriated to the Arts and Humanities NDAshould funds be available at the end of the budget session $129,000 in funding for the Public Arts Trust for maintenance andconservation of the Countys public art collection 9. Public Arts TrustMission Build and inspirecommunities through placemakingand nurture artists engaged in publicartVision Enhance the quality ofcommunity and place through publicart projects 10. www.creativemoco.com/public-art Manage Collection ofover 800 pieces On-line Virtual Tour andMobile App 11. Celebrating Our Diversity 12. MontgomeryTraditions.org Multimedia website celebrating MCs folk andtraditional artists Personal narratives by artists from Africa, Asia, LatinAmerica, North America and Europe. Audio, imagery, podcasts 13. Stewards of Our Environment 14. Nonprofit Energy Alliance. orgBegan in May 2010Comprised of 64 leading-edge nonprofitsCollective savings of approximately $536,000Removed 3,500 cars off the roads2012 Washingtonian Green Giant Award2012 Maryland Clean Energy Award 15. Marketing & Fundraising Initiatives 16. MarketPower 17. On-line events calendarSearchable by date, region, genre,organization name 18. Multi-Platform CoOp Ads 19. Designed and created by the Arts & Science Council, Charlotte, NC to expand the support to the local cultural sector 14 communities nationwide Site has raised over $1.9M in support, posted over 1,000projects and received more than 8,900 donations as of 1/31/13 46% of the power2give donors had not given previously Coming to Montgomery County in June 2013! 20. Providing leadership that sustains arts andhumanities organizations, artists and scholars andinspires participation in our Countys rich culturalassets