Miller Auditorium has been awarded a professional development grant of $1,500 as part of the 2015 Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) minigrant awards. Twenty-four applications were submitted, requesting $67,177 in funds, and of those, fifteen were selected to receive funding totaling $33,700, the maximum funding available.
MCACA coordinates grants to arts and culture organizations, cities and municipalities, and other nonprofit organizations to encourage, develop and facilitate an enriched environment of artistic, creative and cultural activity in Michigan. The MCACA Regional Regranting Program funds local organizations with project minigrants of up to $4,000 and professional development grants of up to $1,500. The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo (ACGK) serves as one of ten regional fir MCACA. The region served (Region 8) includes the following seven counties: Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph and Van Buren.
Miller Auditorium was awarded a professional development grant in order for staff to attend the the 2015 Spring Road Conference as hosted by The Broadway League in New York City, NY from May 11-15, 2015. This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Minigrant program, administered by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo. For more information on MCACA, visit http://www.michiganbusiness.org/community/council-arts-cultural-affairs. A portion of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.