Nine Vermont cultural organizations receive national grants

first_imgCommunity Engagement Lab, Montpelier, $50,000 Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, $50,000 Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, $97,017 for “Listening in Place: COVID-19 Archival Outreach Project” Dorset Theatre Festival, Dorset, $50,000 Yellow Barn, Putney, $50,000 Weston Playhouse Theatre, Weston, $50,000The NEH Vermont grantees are:Vermont Historical Society, Barre, $133,512 for “Preserving and Expanding Access to Vermont’s History University of Vermont, Burlington, $69,263 for “Virtual Visitor Engagement at the Fleming Museum of Art” Vermont Business Magazine The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced nine Vermont arts and cultural organizations will receive $629,154 in highly competitive direct grants through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to mitigate the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.The NEA reviewed more than 3,110 eligible CARES Act applications from across the US, requesting approximately $157 million and were able to support 855 projects, with funds for direct grants totaling approximately $44.5 million.The NEH received more than 2,300 eligible applications from cultural organizations requesting more than $370 million and were able to support 317 projects, with funds for direct grants totaling approximately $40.3 million.The NEA Vermont grantees are:Kingdom County Productions, Barnet, $50,000 Sheldon Art Museum Archaeological and Historical Society, Middlebury, $29,362 for “Archives Alive: Building Primary Source Collections During COVID-19″We know the competition for federal funds is always stiff, but especially now when the arts and culture sector is struggling,” said Vermont Arts Council Executive Director Karen Mittelman. “These grants to ten Vermont organizations recognize the incredible value of creativity and artistic practice in the midst of the pandemic, and the vitality that arts organizations bring to our communities. We’re proud to work in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts to support Vermont’s cultural landscape, and to ensure access to the arts for everyone across our state.”“We’re pleased that in giving these awards, the NEH highlighted the importance of museums, historical societies, and other humanities organizations to the cultural fabric of Vermont,” said Tess Taylor, Director of Programs at Vermont Humanities. “The projects of these four organizations will not only preserve our history, but help us make sense of our present moment.”The Vermont Arts Council envisions a Vermont where all people have access to the arts and creativity in their lives, education, and communities. Engagement with the arts transforms individuals, connects us more deeply to each other, energizes the economy, and sustains the vibrant cultural landscape that makes Vermont a great place to live. Since 1965, the Council has been the state’s primary provider of funding, advocacy, and information for the arts in Vermont. Learn more at vermontartscouncil.org(link is external)About Vermont HumanitiesA statewide nonprofit organization founded in 1974, Vermont Humanities seeks to engage all Vermonters in the world of ideas, foster a culture of thoughtfulness, and inspire a lifelong love of reading and learning. Learn more at www.vermonthumanities.org(link is external)Source: MONTPELIER, VT—The National Endowment for the Arts 7.2.2020last_img read more

Chelsea v Peterborough player ratings

first_imgMissed a great chance after being teed up by Willian in the second half but was always involved and an untamed midfield presence.Michy Batshuayi: 6Did not lack opportunities, and got on the scoresheet when Loftus-Cheek rolled a perfect pass to him just before the break. A little frustrated not to have plundered more against wilting opponents.Ola Aina: 6On for Cahill around the hour mark. A comfortable cameo for the young defender. Good to see the old warhorse back out there – an increasingly rare sighting these days. The right wing-back position is not exactly his forte, however, and it showed.AdChoices广告Kurt Zouma: 6Took a first-half clattering and the big man looked a little rusty – which was hardly surprising after his long lay-off. He will be delighted to have played for 90 minutes.John Terry: 5Embed from Getty Images Chelsea booked their fourth round place with a resounding FA Cup win against Peterborough at Stamford Bridge. Here’s how we rated each Blues player in the 4-1 victory. Asmir Begovic: 6 Produced an early close-range save to deny Lee Angol. Had little else to do. Branislav Ivanovic: 5 Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Sent off for a last-man challenge on Angol on 67 minutes to ruin what was only the skipper’s sixth start of the season. Forced a save with one thunderous right-foot effort in the first half.Gary Cahill: 6Hardly the most arduous of days but Posh still gave him plenty to do. He remained switched on.Cesc Fabregas: 7Embed from Getty Images A typically fleet-footed and energetic contribution. No surprise that he got in on the goalscoring act himself by bagging the third with a typical cut-in and low drive.Pedro: 8Seemed to enjoy his left wing-back brief. An expert finish to put the Blues ahead after picking up the rebound from a parried Chalobah drive. Missed a sitter – smacking the crossbar from close in – but made amends by adding a second to his tally late on.Nathaniel Chalobah: 7Embed from Getty Images See also:Terry sent off in resounding Chelsea winChelsea consider appeal against Terry decisionConte praises youngsters after Chelsea’s cup winAke gives Chelsea ‘important options’West Ham make approach for Chelsea’s Batshuayi A first-half booking typified his determination to get stuck in rather than just look for eye-catching assists. Served a great pass in the build up to the third goal.Ruben Loftus-Cheek: 7A good provider. Claimed an assist for the second goal and offered up an earlier chance to Pedro on a plate that was spurned. Slid one clear opening wide in the second half, but always imposing and intimidating.Willian: 8Embed from Getty Images  Ads by Revcontent Trending Articles Bitcoin Boy’ Says if You’re Not a Millionaire in Two Years, It’s Your Own Fault x This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s Deleted. x Easy Way to Generate Extra Income x Last Nights Episode Left Viewers Speechless! x £190 Investment To A Second Salary Every Month! x This 70s Star Was Every Guy’s Dream Girl. Try Not to Gasp when You See Her Now! x Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more