Read about our grant awards to nonprofit cultural organizations.  Celebrate their succcess in carrying out our mission to preserve and promote the understanding of Chinese history, culture, and heritage among all citizens.



2020-2024 Grant Awards
Theater Mu – 2024 – in support of the co- production, with History Theatre, of the world premiere of Blended Harmony 2024..
2019 Awards
Beijing Chinese Culture Center – to support a full-length variety show including singing, dancing, mini-drama plays and folk arts that share real-life stories of the first-generation Chinese immigrants in Minnesota
2018 Awards
Arts Midwest – to support the Arts Midwest World Fest activities surrounding the visit of the Chinese ensemble Manhu to Red Wing, Minnesota, in October 2018.
2017 Awards
Chinese American Association of Minnesota CAAM – for the appearance of the Jiangxi Performing Arts Troupe at the Chinese New Year celebration event, Festival of Spring·Beauty of Jiangxi,
2016 Awards
Arts Midwest – to support the World Fest activities surrounding Anda Union’s residency in Thief River Falls in March 2017. Anda Union will
2015 Awards
CAAM – to present a concert by the Performance Group of Affiliated High School to Renmin University. The Middle School Affiliated to Renmin University
2014 Awards
To support the educational workshops and concerts during each residency, Arts Midwest provides its partner communities with study guides prior to the tour on each featured country, culture, and musical ensemble.
2013 Awards
Macalester College – exhibit of porcelain sculptures by Gary Erickson Ceramicist Gary Erickson will havegaryerickson 25 20140127 1619321684 an exhibition, public lecture and workshop scheduled at Concordia University – St. Paul of his Jingdezhen sculpture
2012 Awards
Arts Midwest is one of six regional arts organizations in the United States, serving audiences, arts organizations, and artists throughout our nine member states
2011 awards
A grant went to MN Historical Society for its History Day Travel Program. It underwrote a junior high school student, Sarah Becker, to attend the Kenneth E. Behring National Contest
2010 Awards
CAAM Chinese Dance Theater’s 2010 production, “Sounds of the Drum” will explore power and energy as it has evolved through the use of the Chinese drum.
2009 Awards
Awarded a grant for its annual concert, Rainbow Across Pacific. It is a joint concert by Minhua Chorus and the Minnesota Center Chorale.
2008 Awards
Awarded a grant for a residency by An Da Union in Hutchinson, MN as part of its World Fest Program. As part of the Arts Midwest World Fest
2007 Awards
Awarded a grant for his debut solo recital, Tribal Songs of China, in the U. S. It will take place on May 6, 2007 at the Coffman Union Theater on the campus of the University of Minnesota
2006 Grants
The first grant award in 2006 went to the Minnesota Chinese Dance Theater (MCDT) for their annual performance at the Brady Center at the University of St. Thomas.
2005 Grants
The second grant went to the World Voices of Minnesota for the commission of a new choral work by internationally acclaimed Chinese composer Zhou Long.