Grant program established for Northwest Arkansas music organizations
Creative Arkansas Community Hub and Exchange (CACHE) announced this week it's launching a two-year grant program, Music Organizations Advancement Coalition, funded by the Walton Family Foundation.
Details: CACHE will give a total of $1.2 million to eight local, music-focused nonprofits including:
- House of Songs.
- City Sessions.
- Black Fret.
- Music Education Initiative.
- NWA Jazz Society.
- Music Moves Arkansas.
- Teen Action and Support Center.
- Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation.
What it means: The organizations will begin working together this month on strengthening board and leadership development, financial sustainability, communications and storytelling, and diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility, according to a news release from CACHE.
- The coalition will also have free events at venues across the region.
Context: CACHE is the arts nonprofit arm of the Northwest Arkansas Council that seeks to act as a central resource for a variety of artists.
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