LIMA — Arts Midwest has provided ArtSpace/Lima with a $40,000 Resilience Fund grant to help it tackle the challenges brought by the coronavirus pandemic.
The arts nonprofit is one of nine Ohio organizations to receive funds from the group, which aims to “support historically under-resourced arts and culture organizations” during the pandemic.
“As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the nation, smaller arts and culture organizations are deeply hurting. We are grateful to the Mellon Foundation and our anonymous funder for investing in the creative core of the Midwest,” Torrie Allen, Arts Midwest’s president and CEO, said in a press release. “We are hopeful that these funds will organizations across our region weather the storm so that they can keep serving their communities for years to come.”
Other Ohio organizations that received grants from Arts Midwest include Passion Works Studio (Athens), the Black Swamp Arts Festival (Bowling Green), the Majestic Theatre (Chillicothe), the Maroon Arts Group (Columbus), Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (Homerville), Paper Circle (Nelsonville), Piqua Arts Council and the Youngstown Playhouse.