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BY REQUEST OF THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM PLANNING

 

 

 

 

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING PRIORITIES FOR CULTURAL AND AESTHETIC PROJECTS GRANT AWARDS; APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR CULTURAL AND AESTHETIC GRANTS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:

 

     Section 1.  Appropriation of cultural and aesthetic grant funds -- priority of disbursement. (1) The Montana arts council shall award grants for projects authorized by and limited to the amounts appropriated by [section 2] and this section. Money must be disbursed in priority order, first to projects covered under subsection (3) and second to projects listed in [section 2].

     (2) The Montana arts council shall disburse money to projects authorized by [section 2] through grant contracts between the Montana arts council and the grant recipient. The award contract must bind the parties to conditions, if any, listed with the appropriation in [section 2].

     (3) There is appropriated from the cultural and aesthetic projects trust fund account to the Montana historical society $30,000 for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, for care and conservation of capitol complex artwork.

 

     Section 2.  Appropriation of cultural and aesthetic grant funds. The following projects are approved, and $440,000 is appropriated to the Montana arts council for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, from the cultural and aesthetic projects trust fund account:

Grant #

Grantee

Amount

A. Special Projects $4,500 or Less      

1906

Mai Wah Society Museum

$4,500

1904

Council for the Arts, Lincoln

$4,500

1903

Butte Citizens for Preserv. & Revitaliz.

$4,500

1912

Upper Swan Valley Historical Society

$4,500

1907

Montana Chamber Music Society

$4,500

1900

Alpine Artisans, Inc.

$4,500

1908

Montana Flute Association

$4,500

1911

Treasure County '89ers Inc.

$3,500

1905

The Judith Mountain Players

$3,500

1910

The Root & The Bloom Collective

$3,000

1902

Billings Cultural Partners

$2,000

1901

Arts & Above

$2,000

B. Special Projects

1920

Montana Preservation Alliance

$10,000

1919

Montana Historical Society

$10,000

1914

Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture

$10,000

1916

Friends of Hist. Museum at Fort Missoula

$4,000

1918

Helena Symphony

$6,000

1917

HAVEN

$6,000

1915

Friends of Big Sky Education DBA Warren Miller Performing Arts Center

$3,500

C. Operational Support      

1958

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks

$12,000

1923

Art Mobile of Montana

$10,000

1927

Billings Symphony Society

$10,000

1953

Montana Association of Symphony Orchestras

$8,000

1959

Museums Association of Montana

$8,000

1956

Montana Performing Arts Consortium

$8,000

1947

MAGDA

$8,000

1955

Montana Dance Arts Association

$8,000

1952

Montana Arts

$8,000

1948

MCT, Inc.

$10,000

1957

Montana Repertory Theatre

$10,000

1943

Humanities Montana

$10,000

1922

Archie Bray Foundation

$10,000

1946

Irwin & Florence Rosten Foundation

$6,000

1921

Alberta Bair Theater

$10,000

1932

Cohesion Dance Project

$6,000

1980

Zootown Arts Community Center

$6,000

1976

Western Heritage Center

$6,000

1967

Ravalli County Museum

$6,000

1963

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art

$6,000

1940

Helena Presents/Myrna Loy Center

$7,500

1937

Grandstreet Broadwater Productions

$7,500

1979

Yellowstone Art Museum

$7,500

1969

Schoolhouse History & Art Center

$6,000

1961

Northwest Montana Historical Society

$6,000

1972

Sunburst Foundation

$4,500

1968

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre

$4,500

1936

Glacier Symphony and Chorale

$6,000

1977

Whitefish Theatre Co.

$5,000

1942

Holter Museum of Art

$5,000

1928

Butte Symphony Association

$4,500

1978

World Museum of Mining

$6,000

1926

Billings Preservation Society

$6,000

1951

Missoula Writing Collaborative

$6,000

1975

WaterWorks Art Museum

$6,000

1950

Missoula Cultural Council/DBA Arts Missoula

$5,000

1966

Queen City Ballet Company

$4,500

1964

Pondera Arts Council

$5,000

1931

Carbon County Historical Society

$5,000

1938

Great Falls Symphony

$5,000

1941

Hockaday Museum of Art

$5,000

1971

Stillwater Historical Society

$5,000

1974

Verge Theater

$4,000

1970

Southwest Montana Arts Council

$4,500

1973

The Extreme History Project

$4,500

1944

Intermountain Opera Association

$4,500

1954

Montana Ballet Company

$4,000

1930

Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery

$4,000

1949

Missoula Community Access Television

$4,000

1933

Daly Mansion Preservation Trust

$3,500

1939

Hamilton Players, Inc.

$3,500

1960

North Valley Music School

$3,500

1965

Pondera History Association (PHA)

$3,000

1924

Big Horn Arts and Craft Association

$3,000

1945

Int'l Wildlife Film Festival/The Roxy

$2,500

1929

C.M. Russell Museum

$2,500

1925

Bigfork Art and Cultural Center

$2,000

D. Capital Expenditure      

1981

City of Shelby Champions Park

$3,500

 

 

     Section 3.  Reversion of grant money. On July 1, 2019, the unencumbered balance of the grants for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, reverts to the cultural and aesthetic projects trust fund account provided for in 15-35-108.

 

     Section 4.  Changes to grants on pro rata basis. Except for the appropriation provided for in [section 1(3)], if the interest earnings for the cultural and aesthetic projects trust fund exceed the projections of $475,500 in FY 2018 and $470,800 in FY 2019, both the appropriation and the grants for the projects contained in [section 2] may be increased by the percent increase of the actual revenue. Increases to the grant amount may not exceed the amount of the original request. If money in the cultural and aesthetic projects trust fund account is insufficient to fund projects at the appropriation levels contained in [section 2], reductions to those projects with funding greater than $2,000 must be made on a pro rata basis.

 

     Section 5.  Effective date. [This act] is effective July 1, 2017.

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