2017/18 Grant Awards

The Medina County Arts Council Board of Trustees has approved grants totaling $2,700 for five local groups.  The money will help cover the cost of planned arts projects throughout the county.

Wadsworth Community Radio will receive the largest grant -- $1,000 - to help pay for equipment and staffing to record and stream live concerts from the Wadsworth City Schools this fall.

Also receiving grants are:

• Camp Paradise, $200, to provide art classes for summer campers

• The Medina Chorus, $500, in support of the group's fall and winter choral concerts

• Ohio Regional Music Arts Cultural Outreach (ORMACO), $500, to help sponsor touring international musicians in their local concerts

• Wadsworth Community Band, $500, to help fund their summer and holiday concerts.

The grants are partly funded through contributions and money raised from the Arts Council's annual Summer Soirée fundraiser.


2017/18 GRANT APPLICATION

Grant applications for the 2018/19 season will be available by December 1, 2017.

   The Medina County Arts Council, as part of its effort to support the arts in Medina County, provides grant funding to organizations promoting the arts. To be eligible for funding, organizations must be nonprofit and have an arts focus.  Grant applications will be accepted annually December 1 through February 28. For more information, please review the Grant Guidelines funding policies and eligibility requirements.

2017/18 Application Guidelines

2017/18 Grant Application Form

2017/18 Grant Final Report Form 


2016/17 GRANT AWARDS 

   The Medina County Arts Council Board of Trustees has approved grants to six county organizations and programs for the 2016-2017 season.   Grants for the year’s activities, programs, and special projects cover a wide variety of activities in the arts in communities all over Medina County for the year. 

     Six groups requested funding this year from The Medina County Arts Council: SHC-Camp Paradise, Wadsworth Community Band, Medina Chorus, ORMACO the BEAT Video Program, and Buckeye Community Theatre. SHC-Camp Paradise will receive $200. to provide art classes for summer campers.  The Buckeye Community Theatre has been awarded a grant of $750. to support royalties and advertising for their productions.  The Medina Chorus will receive $500. for support of fall and winter choral concerts. The Wadsworth Community Band’s award of $300. will help fund their five concerts, and ORMACO will receive $500. to help sponsor touring international musicians in their local concerts. Brunswick’s BEAT video program will receive $750.  Grants awarded are partly funded through contributions and funds from the Arts Council’s annual "Summer Soirée" fundraiser.


2015/16 GRANT AWARDS

     Several Medina County groups have received the good news that they will receive needed funds to help with planned arts projects. The Medina County Arts Council Board of Trustees has approved and announced grants to six county organizations and programs for the 2015 – 2016 season.   Grants for the year’s activities, programs, and special projects cover a wide variety of activities in the arts in communities all over Medina County for the year. 

      The Friends of the Medina County District Library will receive a grant to help fund the Storytelling Festival scheduled at the Medina Library in October 2015.   The Buckeye Community Theatre has been awarded a grant to support production expenses for their children’s theatre  production.  Two musical organizations receiving awards were The Medina Chorus and The Wadsworth Community Band for support of their concerts in Medina and Wadsworth.  ORMACO (Ohio Regional Music Arts Cultural Outreach) will receive funds to help sponsor local concerts and music workshops by touring musicians in local schools and libraries includingthe Highland School District, Black River, Seville, and Medina.  A grant will also go to SHC's Camp Paradise to fund presentations and performances by artists during special summer art-focused camps.  

      Grants awarded to these six organizations will total $2,900 and are partly funded through contributions and funds from the Arts Council’s annual November fundraiser.