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The Evanston Arts Council has announced the 2018-19 Cultural Fund Grant Program’s award recipients.

The goal of the program is to sustain and advance the community’s visual, performance, literary and media arts and to activate the extraordinary assets of the community to develop Evanston as an arts hub and destination.

The Arts Council strongly encourages broad participation by Evanston’s diverse cultural community through collaboration, engagement and innovation. Funds are provided by the City of Evanston.

The 2018-2019 Cultural Fund Grant recipients, their grant focus and dollar award are Terran Doehrer, music, $2,000; Noelle Krimm, theater, 2,000; Perspective Gallery, photography, $3,000; Mary and Leigh Block Museum, visual art, $3,000; Ridgeville Park Foundation, theater,  $3,000; Chicago School of Professional Psychology (multi-disciplinary, St. Nicholas Church and Beth Emet The Free Synagogue, $3,000; Mudlark Theater theater, $3,000; Piven Theatre Workshop, theater, $2,500; Open Studio Project, visual arts, $2,500; Evanston In -School Music Association, music, $2,000; Evanston Symphony Orchestra, music, $2,000 and Literature for All of Us, literary arts, $2,000.