2018-2019 Grant Awards

Project Grants

pARTicipate "Outside the Gallery" by Falls Church Arts
Falls Church Arts Inc. received a $5,000 grant for a pilot project to take more art out in the community, such as artist demonstrations. Learn more at www.fallschurcharts.org. 

Tinner Hill Blues Festival by Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation
Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation (THHF) was awarded $5,000 for the 2019 Tinner Hill Blues Festival. The festival, which takes place from Friday, June 7, 2019 through Sunday June 9 2019 is the city’s oldest ethnic festival and is in its 26th year. Learn more at www.tinnerhill.org/blues-festival

Holiday Concert by Washington Sinfonietta
Washington Sinfonietta (WS) was awarded $2,000 to help fund a free family holiday concert with reception at the Falls Church Episcopal Church on Sunday December 9, 2018. The mission of the WS to enrich the community through affordable, accessible, and high-quality symphonic and chamber music performances. The holiday concert will also provide opportunities for local school youth choruses and student musicians to perform. Learn more at www.washingtonsinfonietta.org/concerts

Watch Night Sponsored by The Little City CATCH Foundation
TLCCF has received on behalf of Watch Night, a $5,000 grant to support this annual event. This New Year’s Eve celebration is a free event, fun for all ages, supporting local entertainers, artists and businesses. Learn more at www.watchnightfallschurch.com 

Bold New Works – on Air by Creative Cauldron
Creative Cauldron was awarded $5,000 for On Air, which explores the radio as constant companion, messenger, and soundtrack of our lives for the past century of American life and pop culture. Learn more at www.creativecauldron.org. 

Operational Grants

Creative Cauldron

Guided by the belief that creativity is a fundamental need of the human spirit, Creative Cauldron (CC) is dedicated to providing affordable, enriching, and diverse experiences in the performing and visual arts to Northern Virginia and the greater Washington, DC community. The grant amount was $10,882.

Falls Church Arts
Falls Church Arts (FCA) Mission is to ensure that the arts are an essential part of the cultural environment of the City of Falls Church. To achieve this end, the organization will conceive, develop, and implement programs to foster the visual, performing and applied arts in our DC area community. The grant amount was $6,786.

The Little City CATCH Foundation
The goal of the Little City CATCH Foundation is to support activities, programs, events and strategies that encourage arts, history and cultural education and to strengthen the vitality of these efforts in the City and serves as a catalyst, facilitating interconnections with groups and in the greater community.  The grant amount was $3,050.

Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation
The Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation (THHF) supports a variety of activities that preserve, present, and interpret the rich African-American history, civil rights legacy, music and culture of Falls Church for residents, teachers, students, and visitors. Annual programs include the Harlem Renaissance Fair and Tinner Hill Blues Festival.  The grant amount was $6,282.

Washington Sinfonietta
The mission of the WS to enrich the community through affordable, accessible, and high-quality symphonic and chamber music performances. The grant amount was $500.