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File #: ID 20-0215    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/18/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/14/2020 Final action: 4/14/2020
Title: Ordinance Establishing a FY 2019 - 2020 Grants Fund Budget in the Amount of $15,000 for an Arts and Cultural Affairs Creative Catalyst Fellowship from the Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNCSA
Attachments: 1. Fellowship Partner Agreement.pdf, 2. 20-0215 ORD FY 2019 Grant Budget.pdf
Title
Ordinance Establishing a FY 2019 - 2020 Grants Fund Budget in the Amount of $15,000 for an Arts and Cultural Affairs Creative Catalyst Fellowship from the Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNCSA

Body
Council Priority: Create an Environment to Promote Economic Development Opportunities and Job Creation

Department: Executive, Arts and Cultural Affairs Division
Council District: All

Public Hearing: No
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Chris Wilson, 373-2002
Contact 2 and Phone: Ryan Deal, 373-7998

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this ordinance is to receive grant funds from Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at UNCSA in the amount of $15,000 for wages to support an Arts and Cultural Affairs Creative Catalyst Fellowship artist in residence.

BACKGROUND:
The Kenan Institute at UNCSA is expanding its impact through Creative Catalyst, a groundbreaking five-year plan to identify and prepare the next generation of artist leaders and position UNCSA as an innovative hub for the creative economy in North Carolina and the Southeast. Creative Catalyst provides current and future leaders with an online education in Artist Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, as well opportunities to actively engage with the creative sector through the annual Artivate summit and fellowship opportunities.

As an integral part of this new initiative, Creative Catalyst Fellowships are designed to support the City of Greensboro, as a Partner in Creative Catalyst, to develop and empower artist leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators to lead, create and make, while engaging the arts and creative sector.

The Arts and Cultural Affairs division, Creative Greensboro, will provide a resident experience for the Fellow, and a platform to launch their ideas about the contributions that arts and artists can make. Over a six-month residency, the Fellow will put into practice the concepts and skills learned in the online certificate. Fellows will expand their knowledge about ...

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