Two LGBT-oriented groups have received grants in the 2013 Knight Arts Challenge sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
From a foundation news release:
In all, $2.72 million was awarded to local artists and organizations, big and small, including the newly opened Perez Art Museum Miami, ArtCenter/South Florida, Cannonball Miami, the Miami Music Project, the Bass Museum, Indie Film Club, and more. Their ideas will blend art and technology and bring art into Miami’s many neighborhoods.
Among the recipients:
To engage South Florida’s GLBTQ youth through the arts by growing the annual Out in the Tropics Performing Arts Festival to include educational workshops in high schools and community centers
Miami Gay Men’s Chorus, $10,000
To strengthen choral leadership by expanding the annual South Florida Choral Festival to include professional development workshops