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Benita Bike’s DanceArt is supported by grants from the following funders:
DanceArt Receives Creative Recovery LA grants
Benita Bike’s DanceArt has been awarded 3 Creative Recovery LA grants administered by the County of Los Angeles Department of Arts and Culture utilizing 2021 American Rescue Plan Act allocated by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Federal American Rescue Plan Act. The 3 grants are the: 1) Arts Relief and Recovery Grant, 2) Reopening Culture, Tourism, and Marketing Grant, and 3) Creative Works and Jobs for Artists Grant.
DanceArt Receives COVID-19 Relief Funding
Benita Bike's DanceArt has received a second round of funding for the Nonprofit Cultural Institutions round of the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.
DanceArt Receives 2023-2024 Funding from The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission has awarded Benita Bike's DanceArt a 2023-24 grant to support a part-time project-based administrative specialist, paying dancers via new AB5-compliant payroll system, and increasing outreach performances in Los Angeles County. Our thanks go out to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the citizens of Los Angeles County.
DanceArt Receives 2023-24 Funding from Dept. of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles
The Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles has awarded Benita Bike's DanceArt a 2023-24 grant to provide outreach dance programs in the San Fernando Valley. 2023-24 will be DanceArt's 27th year of support from the City of Los Angeles for our interactive outreach dance programs. Our thanks go out to the Los Angeles City Council and the citizens of the City of Los Angeles.
DanceArt Receives 2024 Funding from City of Culver City
Benita Bike’s DanceArt has been awarded funds to produce a dance outreach performance at the Culver City Senior Center in April 2024. This performance is made possible in part by the City of Culver City and its Cultural Affairs commission, with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Culver City Arts Foundation.