The Fishers Arts & Culture Commission (FACC) announced today the grantees for its 2023 Fishers Arts & Culture Grant program, with nine local organizations awarded $50,750 in funding. The grant is focused on local nonprofits and organizations that uplift the arts community within Fishers.
“This is our third year of providing grant funds to the Fishers community, and it is rewarding to see our community come together to support these projects” said Katie Haigh, chair of the Fishers Arts & Culture Commission. “From mental health awareness with the traveling Forgiving Sea Project to dance battles hosted by 31Svn Dance Academy, 2023 will be a year packed full of meaningful cultural experiences around Fishers.”
Recipients of the 2023 Fishers Arts & Culture Commission Grant Program include:
The Forgiving Sea Project ($7,500)to provide an interactive art installation and four public events during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The art installation takes an innovative approach to healing. The Forgiving Sea Project is a nonprofit multi-media collaboration from Indianapolis artist Carolyn Springer and composer Joseph Lamm.
WE EMBRACE THE INTERACTION OF ART AND MUSIC WITH ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMANITARIAN ISSUES FOR THE BETTERMENT OF ALL LIFE
By promoting forgiveness as an achievable objective for all, The Forgiving Sea Project looks to positively transform the lives of individuals and communities and to encourage the healing of the earth and its creatures. We seek to raise awareness of environmental stress, encourage volunteer opportunities in marine life conservation efforts, and ask for donations for current projects.