2013 Grant Recipients

Each year PAL awards grants to a variety of Pasadena area arts groups. The 2013 Grant Recipients are listed below:

1. Red Hen Press - for stipends for authors to conduct ten writing workshops at Cleveland Elementary School through the “Writing in the Schools” program taught by published authors.

2. Shumei Arts Council - to help cover bus transportation costs and production costs for two children’s concerts in November 2013.

3. Pasadena Museum of California Art - to fund the bringing of the “Sam Francis: Five Decades of Abstract Expressionism” exhibit to Pasadena.

4. Armory Center for the Arts - to support the Armory’s “Community Pathways Initiative” which provides free, year-round arts programming to economically disadvantaged youth and families in Northwest Pasadena.

5. Pacific Asia Museum - to support its Education and Community Access Program for 2013.

6. Los Angeles Children’s Chorus - to help expand the musical outreach program to elementary school children who do not receive instruction in choral music and singing in school.

7. SAPPA -to continue “Music Workshop” programs which now serve 300 low-income children at seven sites in Pasadena.

8. Pasadena Museum of History -to support “Painting the Beautiful”, an arts education program serving elementary students in the Pasadena area.

9. Side Street Projects - funds to continue the offering of programs that teach children how to use tools safely and eventually independently.

10. Lineage Dance Company  to continue and expand “Club Twenty-One”, dancing with “Down Syndrome Community Workshop.

11. Mr. Holland’s Opus - to provide new and refurbished musical instruments to underfunded musical programs in the PUSD.

12. A Noise Within - to support full scholarships for 200 PUSD middle and high school to participate in “Classics Live!.”

13.The Pasadena Conservatory of Music - to continue its young musicians program at Jefferson Elementary School by providing music lessons each week to all pre-kindergarten through fifth grade classes (approx. 600 students) each week for a semester plus four ensemble classes after school.

14. Pasadena City College – to support the funding of Room 33 in the new 155 million dollar arts complex to be opened in the fall.