Bravo Greater Des Moines yesterday announced it has approved grants for more than $3 million for 58 regional arts, culture and heritage organizations.

The funding level is a record for Bravo and a 37 percent increase over last year.

Des Moines Performing Arts received an award of $500,000. The Blank Park Zoo Foundation received $440,000, the Science Center of Iowa received $283,590, Edmundson Art Foundation received $252,250, and the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden was awarded $245,000.

The full award list

 

After School Arts Program (ASAP)

$4,200

Ankeny Art Center

$6,700

Ankeny City Band

$2,500

Ankeny Community Chorus

$1,500

Ballet Theatre of Des Moines

$50,000

Blank Park Zoo Foundation

$440,000

Central Iowa Wind Ensemble

$1,000

City of Altoona Parks Department

$10,000

City of Clive - Public Arts Advisory Commission

$8,000

Civic Music Association of Des Moines

$12,000

Clive Historical Society

$10,000

CultureALL

$9,000

Des Moines Arts Festival

$60,000

Des Moines Community Orchestra

$800

Des Moines Community Playhouse

$108,674

Des Moines Diversity Chorus

$600

Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus

$4,000

Des Moines Metro Opera

$113,976

Des Moines Performing Arts

$500,000

Des Moines Social Club

$20,000

Des Moines Symphony Association

$135,000

Des Moines Vocal Arts Ensemble

$2,000

Downtown Events Group (WOW Festival)

$5,000

Edmundson Art Foundation (Des Moines Art Center)

$252,250

Gateway Dance Theatre

$15,000

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

$245,000

Greater Des Moines Music Coalition

$30,000

Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation

$20,000

Heartland Youth Choir

$11,000

Historic Valley Junction Foundation

$25,000

Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation

$56,000

I'll Make Me a World in Iowa

$15,000

Iowa Architectural Foundation

$5,000

Iowa Asian Alliance

$15,000

Iowa Gold Star Museum

$25,000

Iowa Hall of Pride

$52,000

Iowa Irish Inc.

$3,000

Iowa Shakespeare Experience

$20,000

Iowa Youth Chorus

$11,000

Latino Resources, Inc.

$15,000

Living History Farms Foundation

$150,000

Metro Arts Alliance

$17,500

Music Under the Stars

$7,500

Norwalk Easter Public Library

$250

Polk City Development Corporation (4 Seasons)

$2,500

Repertory Theater of Iowa

$10,000

Salisbury House Foundation

$55,000

Science Center of Iowa

$283,590

StageWest Theater Company

$12,500

State Historical Museum of Iowa

$73,630

Tallgrass Theatre Company

$2,000

Terrace Hill Society Foundation

$15,000

Urbandale Historical Society

$18,000

Waukee Area Arts Council

$4,000

West Des Moines Historical Society

$30,000

Windsor Heights Foundation

$500

World Food Prize

$25,000