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Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission Review for June 2012-February 2013

April 01, 2013
PAM ANDROS, (608) 266-5915,
County Executive

Since its launch on June 27, 2012 through February 28, 2013,  the online giving platform raised more than $57,000 for Dane County arts, cultural, and local history projects. Of this amount, approximately $19,000 was contributed by Community Supporters as matching funds to encourage individual gifts. A total of 56 projects were posted on the website. The program also identified more than 600 individual donors to the various projects, both within Dane County and throughout the country.


June 2012-February 2013 projects (closed)


99-100% Funded


Music Con Brio, Inc. – Survivor Violin:  Which Will Make the Case?, $1,500

Fresco Opera Theatre – Fist Full of Dollars for Divas, $3,000

Music Theatre of Madison – PARADE, $499.50

Bartell Theatre Foundation – Safety First!, $1,000

Huegel Elementary School – IPAD for Huegel Elementary Music, $757.50

Music Theatre of Madison – Elegies For Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, $1,200

Friends of Williamson Street Art Center – 'We Rise Like the Phoenix' Sun Prairie Phoenix Academy Mural, $1999.50

Middleton Community Orchestra – The British Are Coming! (for the MCO's fall concert, that is), $1499.50

Omega School – I didn't know there were Latinos In Wisconsin: 3 Decades of Latino Writers, $2,499

John Duggleby – Drum Circles for Seniors/Disabled People, $1,174.5

Dimensions in Sound & The Studio Orchestra, Inc. – Powerful music evening for homeless families, $802.50

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras – Support the Future of Classical Music: Sponsor a Young Musician!, $622.50


50-98% Funded


Dance Wisconsin – Build Dr. Coppelius' Workshop!, $3,300

Madison Area Music Association – Help the MAMAs Put Musical Instruments in Kids' Hands, $4,752.51

Madison Youth Choirs – Adopt-A-School, $4,634.49

Overture Center for the Arts – Guatemalan Painter Pedro Rafael Gonzalez Chavajay in Playhouse Gallery, $1,765

Wisconsin Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Bloomin' Literature: Let's Read!, $2,205

WhoopDeDoo Productions, Inc. – Help Change Our Website: WhoopDeDon't to WhoopDeDo!, $712.50

Wisconsin Youth Symphonies – Help WYSO Percussionists Play with a Snare Drum Superstar!, $832.50

Kanopy Dance – Present an Academy Award: 2012/2013 Academy Year Scholarship, $1,410

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters – Support Local Artists Working in Video and New Media, $2,827.50

Music con Brio, Inc. – Give the Gift of Music to a Local Child: Sponsor a Violinist!, $3,238.50

Monona Grove High School – Art-Arctic Science Exhibit at Overture, $1,285.50

CTM - Children's Theater of Madison – Help Us Weave Charlotte's Web, $2,641.50


10-49% Funded


First Person Productions – Start Writing  Your Memoir workshop with Sarah White, $502.50

Kanopy Dance – To the Big Apple we go--with your help!, $1,560

The East Side History Club – A History of Schenk's Corner, $1,147.50

Kanopy Dance – Wanted: dance buffs so we don't dance buff, $1,027.50

Sound Ensemble Wisconsin – American Patchwork, $1,650

East Madison Community Center – Pizza & Practice, $1,290

Madison Symphony Orchestra – Dignity, Compassion, Inclusion...HeartStrings, $675

TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater – Stranger Than Fiction: Exploring Wisconsin History Through the Arts, $210

Dryhootch – Music for Disabled Veterans and Their Families, $834



Community Supporters:

CUNA Mutual Group

Dane County

Electronic Theatre Controls

The Evjue Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of The Capital Times

Janus Galleries

Planet Bike

UW Credit Union