American Girl fund awards 33 grants to Dane County organizations

$500,000 goes to arts, environmental programs
American Girl fund awards 33 grants to Dane County organizations
Photo by Susan Weiand
American Players Theatre is one of the grant recipients.

American Girl’s Fund for Children is giving $499,150 to support 33 Dane County organizations devoted to children’s programming.

According to the release, the fund works to connect cultural arts and environmental resources with area children. Since 1988, it has granted more than $11 million in grants.

The organizations receiving grants for arts, cultural and environmental programs are:

Overture Center for the Arts
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
American Players Theatre
Arts and Literacy Institute
Bayview Foundation Community Center
Boys and Girls Club of Dane County
Bridge Lake Point Waunona Neighborhood Center
Centro Hispano
Children’s Theater of Madison (CTM)
Community GroundWorks at Troy Gardens
Community Unity Arts
Dane Arts Mural Arts, Inc. (DAMA)
DeForest Area Public Library
East Madison Community Center (EMCC)
Friends of UW Odyssey Project
Goodman Community Center
Lake View Elementary School
Li Chiao-Ping Dance
Lussier Community Education Center
Madison Reading Project
Madison Symphony Orchestra
Madison Youth Choirs
Melharmony Foundation
Opera for the Young
Performing Ourselves
PlayTime Productions
Simpson Street Free Press
TAPIT/New Works, Inc.
The Road Home
Theatre LILA
Verona Area Community Theater
VSA Wisconsin
Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra

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