February 06, 2014 - 11:20 AM
Professional Arts Grants
Council approved 2014 Professional Arts Operating Grants of $25,000 to the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art and $55,000 to the Okanagan Symphony Society. Staff will report back to Council on additional funding recommendations for the Kelowna Ballet Society.
Arts, Culture & Heritage Operating and Project Grants
Council received an update on the recipients of the 2014 Arts, Culture and Heritage Operating and Project Grants and highlights of the 2013 recipient’s achievements.
Keloha Event Funding
Council approved a $15,000 grant from the Strategic Events Fund for the 2014 Keloha Music and Arts Festival. Keloha is a three-day eclectic music festival with a tropical feel, art displays and creative activities. In 2013, the event attracted about 4,000 people per day with about half coming from communities outside the Okanagan.
Council received information about the Our Rutland project and the community engagement timelines. The engagement process is intended to foster a sense of neighbourhood in the Rutland Town Centre through capital projects and/or community programming by building on ideas from stakeholders, residents and businesses. Have your say at getinvolved.kelowna.ca.
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