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Following Public Forums on Proposed Ticket Tax, GCAC Considers New Recommendations for Council

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Following Public Forums on Proposed Ticket Tax, GCAC Considers New Recommendations for Council

Following the three public forums on the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s (GCAC) proposed citywide ticket fee, the organization has considered new recommendations for City Council. Of primary concern to many independent artists and small businesses is how they’d be impacted by a 7 percent ticket tax. Others were unsure of the definition of “event,” as […]

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New Ticket Fee Would Fund Arts Organizations, Capital Improvements for Nationwide Arena

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Ticket Fee Would Fund Arts Organizations, Capital Improvements for Nationwide Arena

In September, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) and partners are expected to propose a plan to Columbus City Council to levy a seven percent fee on virtually all event tickets in the city. Dubbed the “user fee,” the additional charge would be applied on admission to events at any for-profit or nonprofit organization in […]

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Launching Your Business in Columbus

  Launching Your Business in Columbus

What do Jack Ma, Robin Li, Wang Jianlin all have in common? They all started as entrepreneurs and have built their own businesses. And now they are among the richest men in the world. Could you be the next? The Columbus region is home to a thriving business and entrepreneurial community ready to help you […]

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Columbus Foundation Announces Grants for Local Arts Groups

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Columbus Foundation Announces Grants for Local Arts Groups

The Columbus Foundation, which has been supporting philanthropic causes in central Ohio since 1943, has announced it will grant sizable funds to local arts and cultural organizations. The grants, divided between major arts organizations and community arts programs, total more than $1.1 million. Artistic groups are considered by the Foundation to be major arts organizations […]

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Columbus Area Commissions to Receive Funding Increase

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Area Commissions to Receive Funding Increase

The 17 Area Commissions of Columbus may soon see a funding boost thanks to a proposed ordinance by Columbus City Council that is planned for discussion and approval at an upcoming council meeting. Ordinance 0667-2013 specifies that area commissions will each see an annual funding increase from $1,000 to $2,500, which is allocated in the […]

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PNC Announces $500,000 in Arts Funding for 13 Local Arts Organizations

Walker Evans Walker Evans PNC Announces $500,000 in Arts Funding for 13 Local Arts Organizations

Earlier today, The PNC Foundation announced a new $500,000 round of arts grants that will be distributed to 13 local arts organizations. This funding is the second year that PNC is donating to the region over the span of a three-year $1.5M commitment called PNC Arts Alive. “Central Ohio’s thriving arts scene continues to serve […]

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GCAC Issues $10,000 to 13 Small Arts Groups

Walker Evans Walker Evans GCAC Issues $10,000 to 13 Small Arts Groups

Last week, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) issued $10,000 in funding to 13 local community organizations during their first round of Neighborhood Arts funding for 2011. These grants provide funds for community-based arts projects and is designed to support community participation in the arts.

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