Thanks to the generous support of donors like you, the Arts and Education Council (A&E) has granted the following 22 organizations with unrestricted operating support for the next year:

Cinema St. Louis

Circus Flora


Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design

Dance St. Louis

Jazz St. Louis

Laumeier Sculpture Park

Metro Theater Company

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Radio Arts Foundation*

Saint Louis Ballet

Saint Louis Fashion Fund*

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis


St. Louis ArtWorks

STAGES St. Louis

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

The Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries

The St. Louis Children’s Choirs

Webster University – Community Music School

*new Arts and Education Council grantee

The beneficiaries of your support wholeheartedly thank you for everything you do. Over the next year, we will continue to bring their stories to you – the donor – online and in Happenings!

“The arts transcend social, economic and geographic boundaries that sometimes create barriers for individuals, groups and communities.”

Jim Connett - Radio Arts Foundation

“A&E has helped The St. Louis Children’s Choirs become recognized as a local and national asset and a leader in fostering student character and achievement.”

Tim Mickelson - St. Louis Children’s Choir

“Art education changes the lives of young people – introducing them to new genres and ways of listening and looking, providing new skills that will impact their lives, and mentoring future musicians and visual artists.”

Paul Reuter – Sheldon Arts Foundation

“We have measured the impact of the arts on the lives of our teens and know that they see a brighter future because of their involvement in our program and the opportunities it gives them to express their dreams and passions.”

Priscilla Block – Artworks

To read stories about the impact of your giving, click here.