We believe the arts are essential to the life of the community. And, we are thankful to the foundations and individuals that fund our projects during 2009-2010.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation
funded the Art in Public Places installations, 19 artworks displayed in New Orleans. The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation
and Joan Mitchell Foundation
provide support for our Art Business Program workshops and webinars. RosaMary Foundation
continues to fund the Artists as Entrepreneur course. Our monthly Arts Market at Palmer Park receives funds from New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
for music programs and from Target
for kidé─˘s activities. Our award-winning ELLA Project, which provides pro-bono legal services to artists, receives funding from the Greater New Orleans Foundation Community Impact Program
and the Louisiana State Bar Association
. We are pleased that the Greater Philadelphia Culture Alliance
and the Pew Charitable Trusts
fund NOLAFun Guide, which is currently adding new features to create a world-class platform for our New Orleansé─˘ artistic community.
Operating support is possible with the generous help of the Azby Fund
, the Zemurray Foundation
, and numerous individual donors
. With the confidence and commitment of our funders, the Arts Council of New Orleans continues to serve the cultural economy of New Orleans.