D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) has announced Sister Cities Grant (SCG) awardees, which include 13 individuals and six organizations.
The grant of $226,800 has been awarded to 13 selected individuals, and the grant of $140,000 was distributed among six selected organizations.
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SCG provides a one-time financial grant and also covers travel expenses to strengthen arts and humanities exchange between D.C. and the district’s Sister Cities.
“This grant is unique to CAH grant collection in that it benefits the arts and humanities for both the District of Columbia and its Sister Cities,” according to the grant announcement on the Commission website.
The Sister Cities Grant is meant to facilitate the artists, humanities practitioners and arts organizations from the D.C. and Sister Cities, giving them an opportunity to benefit from cultural exchanges, according to the CAH statement.
The objective of the grant is to improve the quality of life and support a vibrant community from arts and humanities while also promoting the city as a world-class capital.