innOVATION Grant Awards Previous Programs

Cycle 3 I Creative Economy Workforce Development Programs: The Creative Economy generates $704 billion annually in the United States. In this cycle, The Ovation Foundation pledged its support to nonprofit organizations that prepare artists for jobs in the creative industries through skills-training and workforce development programs. Five organizations presented model programs and received $20,000 each to continue their great work. Learn More

Cycle 2 I Model STEAM Programs: The Ovation Foundation partnered with Americans for the Arts and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, to create the innOVATION STEAM Grant Awards, which focused on recognizing and supporting schools that integrated the arts into their curriculum and developed model STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). Learn More

Cycle 1 I Model Arts Place-Making Projects: Inspired by the Ovation original series “Motor City Rising”, Ovation launched the innOVATION Grant Awards Program in partnership with Americans for the Arts, and made grant awards to communities that featured the arts as central to their revitalization efforts. For a listing of the model arts place-making projects grantees, click here.