FAB’s 2023 Grantees Are Announced

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Over $4.2 million awarded to date by FAB to local arts organizations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (May 18, 2022) – Funding Arts Broward (FAB) is pleased to announce that it has raised and awarded $282,000 in grants to sustain and cultivate arts programming in the region. The non-profit volunteer-based organization awarded 27 grants of $249,300 (ranging from $3,000 – $15,000) for 2023 for performances and programs to nonprofit organizations. FAB awarded an additional $32,700 in Education Grants to seven organizations to foster art appreciation and skill acquisition for grades K-12. With this grant cycle, FAB’s total monetary distribution to the local arts community exceeds $4.2 million.

 “As an avid supporter of the arts, we’re committed to cultivating the growing creative momentum in Broward County,” said Ed Hashek, president of FAB. “As our diverse cultural grantees are getting back to the business of programming in-person events, we’re looking forward to uniting the community to help make 2023 performances and educational initiatives even more meaningful. We’re thankful for our members and corporate patrons who fully support our mission.”


This year’s FAB’s 2023 grantees and award amounts were:


Art and Culture Center of Hollywood $14,000
Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida $8,500
ArtServe $8,000
Brazilian Voices $4,000
Broward Center for the Performing Arts $14,000
Chopin Foundation of The United States $5,000
Dance NOW! Miami $9,500
Embrace Music Foundation $3,000
Fantasy Theatre Factory $14,000
Florida Children’s Theatre $9,500
Florida Grand Opera $14,000
Florida Youth Orchestra $10,000
Florida’s Singing Sons $9,000
Fort Lauderdale Children’s Ballet Theatre $4,000
Fushu Daiko (Japan Arts) $5,000
Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida $9,500
Gold Coast Jazz Society $5,000
Island City Stage $10,000
Master Chorale of South Florida $10,000
Miami City Ballet $14,000
New City Players $10,000
Old Dillard Foundation $6,000
Seraphic Fire $14,000
Slow Burn Theatre Company $14,000
South Florida Chamber Ensemble $4,000
South Florida Symphony Orchestra $14,000
The Girl Choir of South Florida $7,300


Each grant allocation was awarded for a unique upcoming program. Upcoming funded programs include Gold Coast Jazz Society’s 2023 Jazz Project which will feature four concerts of internationally recognized jazz artists and one free community jazz performance, Island City Stage’s theatrical production of “Tracy Jones” by Stephen Kaplan, Old Dillard Foundation’s “Influencers” exhibit that capture the rich history and contributions of African Americans who have made an indelible impact on our county, South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks V concert featuring Svetlana Smolina and Miami City Ballet’s Masters of Modern Ballet program.

For the second year, FAB also awarded Education Grants dedicated to art appreciation and skill acquisition for grades K-12. Recipient organizations and amounts were:


Art and Culture Center of Hollywood $5,500
Ashanti Cultural Arts $5,000
Broward Center for the Performing Arts $5,500
Fantasy Theatre Factory $5,700
Florida Singing Sons $2,500
Gold Coast Jazz Society $3,500
Old Dillard Foundation $5,000


FAB is supported by membership whose dues go toward grants that preserve and cultivate the arts in Broward County. FAB is also supported by its corporate partners BBX Capital, New River Fine Arts, Northern Trust, Atlass Insurance, PNC Bank, Weston Jewelers, Pallant Insurance Agency, Casa D’Angelo, Tim Singer Realty and Twig, Trade & Tribunal.


To learn more about FAB including how to become a member or support the arts, visit www.fundingartsbroward.org or email fundingartsbroward@gmail.com.


About Funding Arts Broward (FAB)

Funding Arts Broward, (FAB) is a non-profit volunteer-based organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts in Broward County, Florida. FAB’s mission is to support, sustain and enrich the arts in our community.  Since its inception in 2003, the organization has granted over $4.2 million to the local arts community. More information about FAB can be found at fundingartsbroward.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/fundingartsbroward.

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