January 6, 2021
The David C. Herriman Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has granted its third annual arts funding awards, totaling $226,000, to three regional arts organizations: Cincinnati Opera, Q-Kidz and ish Festival.
“Supporting the arts is so incredibly important for our region as we continue to see the effects of the pandemic in our neighborhoods,” said Ellen M. Katz, GCF President/CEO. “David’s vision for this fund is highlighted by these three organizations as they pave the way for a more equitable and inclusive arts community.”
The Q-Kidz Dance Team received a grant for at-risk girls in Cincinnati’s West End. They’ll work in-person and virtually with a noted New York City multi-disciplinary artist, award winning playwright, activist, and Black educator. The project will be to write, produce and publicly perform a New Work titled “Love Revolution: Stop the Violence” in the summer of 2021. The Q-Kidz will respond to the events of 2020, both national and personal experiences through dance, songs and dialogue with the goal of creating empathy and positive action.
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Greater Cincinnati FDN. (2021, January 6). David C. Herriman Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation awards $226,000 in arts funding grants. Greater Cincinnati Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.gcfdn.org/news