Past Grant Recipients

The Arts and Education Council provided funding for these arts and arts education programs in the 16 county St. Louis region.  Funding was provided through grants both directly through the A&E and through collaborative partnerships.

2013 Grant Recipients

Alexandra Ballet
The Big Muddy
Dances of India
Dance St. Louis
Modern American Dance Company
Robert L. Reed Tap Heritage Institute
Saint Louis Ballet
St. Louis Dancing Classrooms

America SCORES St. Louis
River Styx
St. Louis Poetry Center
St. Louis Storytelling Festival

Cinema St. Louis
Circus Harmony
COCA (Center of Creative Arts)
Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park
Grand Center, Inc.
KDHX Community Media
Sheldon Arts Foundation
St. Louis Public Radio / 90.7 KWMU
Stray Dog Theatre

African Musical Arts
Alton Symphony Orchestra
Bach Society of St. Louis
Community Music School of Webster University
Gateway Men’s Chorus
Innsbrook Institute
Jazz St. Louis
Missouri Chamber Music, Inc.
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
The Saint Louis Classical Guitar Society
St. Louis Children’s Choirs
St. Louis Symphony
Union Avenue Opera Theatre

The Black Rep
Circus Flora
College Bound
First Run Theatre
Florissant Fine Arts Council
HotCity Theatre
Metro Theater Company
Mustard Seed Theatre
Nu-Art Series
Prison Performing Arts
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
Stages St. Louis
That Uppity Theatre Company
Upstream Theater

Art Saint Louis
Chesterfield Arts
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Craft Alliance
Jacoby Arts Center
Laumeier Sculpture Park
The Luminary Center for the Arts
University of Missouri-St. Louis/PPRC Photography Project
VSA Missouri


2013 Corporate Grant Recipients

In addition to funds granted directly through the Arts and Education Council, the following corporations awarded collaborative grants creating additional funding opportunities for arts and arts education programs in the Greater St. Louis area.


The 2013 Boeing/Arts and Education Collaborative Grants aimed at the development of future arts education leaders and range from $5,000 - $10,000.  Since 2008, The Boeing Company has invested in 39 grants through this program.


The Maritz Arts and Education Fund for Teachers gave grants to individual schools and non-profit organizations to help engage students in being creative. Educational programs were supported with grants ranging between $150 and $5,000.


The goal of the Monsanto Rural Community Arts Education Program was to ensure that the arts remain accessible to all.  This program awarded $16,000 to programs that bring top-quality artists and entertainers to the region's rural communities.