Volume 4, Number 9 - February 4, 2014

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Gabrielle  Arzola
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Miami Dade College Receives Grants by the National Endowment For The Arts

By Gabrielle Arzola
gabrielle.arzola001@mymdc.net

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) cultural affairs department, MDCulture was selected by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)  to receive a grant to support MDC Live Arts, the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), and the Big Read.

With a  grand total of $97,000, the departments were each awarded different amounts.

MDC Live Arts was awarded $40,000 for Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works.

MIFF claims they will use their award of $40,000 to support the 31st Miami International Film Festival.

The Big Read was awarded a $17,000 grant to be used to promote readings of books from different authors.

MDCulture strives to bring together cultures and ideas, creating new opportunities and increasing diverse population.


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