Columbia receives highest art grant statewide

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 | 3:28 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — The Missouri Arts Council granted $458,282 to various Columbia organizations, including $32,644 to the city's Commission on Cultural Affairs.

Although city officials expected a smaller grant, they actually got more than in the previous round. Columbia also received the largest grant of any city in the state. 

The grants will be given in the same amounts over each of the next three years. Organizations that won grants were:

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