Capital Campaigns and Endowments

Organization Brief Description Award
Ag Expo & Learning Center Ag Expo & Learning Center Capital Campaign – Challenge Match for architect for concept & design in advance of fund raising for major expo center in former stockyards $100,000
Briar Cliff University Briar Cliff University Capital Campaign – one year of challenge match [planned $390,000 over 3 years] for faculty & scholarships for the Cliff Singers $130,000
Children's Museum of Siouxland Children’s Museum of Siouxland Capital Campaign – additional funding for Theatre Performance Space $75,000
Art Center logof Sioux City Art Center – Art Center Assn of Sioux City Capital Campaign for Learning Center – first of 4 yrs of $200,000 challenge matches $200,000
Sioux City Public Schools Endowment – 50% challenge match for first of 2 years – to endow music participation support $25,000
The Nature Conservancy of Iowa The Nature Conservancy in Iowa Capital Campaign – 6:1 challenge match to triple Broken Kettle endowment $150,000
TOTAL $680,000

Projects and Grants

Organization Brief Description Award
Ballet Sioux - Siouxland Civic Dance Association Ballet Sioux – Siouxland Civic Dance Association Project – Full cost of dance lessons for 50 at-risk middle school students, to perform at holiday in the Orpheum & to give 6 tickets to each family $40,000
Bishop Heelan System logo_horiz Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools Project – Full cost of purchase of modular acoustical music shells $17,920
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Project – 2015-16 Shakespeare Festival – 11 concerts to celebrate 400th anniversary, includes programs for young audiences $75,000
Friends of IPTV Foundation Iowa Public Television Foundation Project – Part of cost to tape 4/16/16 concert of Sioux City Symphony Orchestra during 100th anniversary season for broadcast later in 2016 $50,000
KWIT KWIT – Friends of FM90 Endowment Project – full cost of ENCO automation system upgrade [upload to website, edit, archive better] $9,000
Lamb Arts Regional Theatre LAMB Arts Regional Theatre Project – part of cost of lighting & sound upgrade to continue 2013 grant for new mixer & wireless microphones $20,000
Mercy Foundation - Sioux City Mercy Medical Foundation Project – part of cost of bronze relief by Dale Lamphier for 5th St entrance in honor of 125th anniversary $20,000
Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation Mid America Transportation & Aviation Museum Project – full cost of tarmac resurfacing & replacement of rolling gate to reduce maintenance costs & improve access $71,000
Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America Project – total cost of nature trail at Little Sioux Scout Ranch for ecology program $10,000
Morningside College Morningside College Project – part of cost of 2015-16 Betty Ling Tsang Fine Arts Series [8 performances during the year] – collaboration with SCSO & Lamb Theatre $50,000
National Public Radio NPR Project – part of cost of coverage of music & arts for 1 year $125,000
The Sioux City Orpheum Orpheum Theatre Preservation Project Project – part of cost of upgrading heating & air conditioning $100,000
orange-city-arts-council Orange City Arts Council Project – total cost of “Live at Old Factory” – record 10 Iowa musicians in concert over a year & podcast thru KWIT $25,000
American Red Cross Red Cross – Disaster Relief Project – Ready 365 Disaster Partners – goal is to recruit, train volunteers, to pre-fund disaster response $50,000
PBS – WETA Project – part of cost of expanding cultural arts programming $100,000
Saturday in the Park Project – part of cost for major artist for 25th anniversary $150,000
Sioux City Public Museum SC Museum/Siouxland Heritage Foundation Project – Virtual Museum – start up cost for additional employee $6,000
Print Sculpt Siouxland, Inc. Project – continue expansion – lighting for permanent sculptures $25,000
Art Center logof Sioux City Art Center – Art Center Association of Sioux City Project – Principal Sponsor of Pollock Mural $150,000
Sioux City Community Theatre Sioux City Community Theatre Project – finish major renovation of HVAC $83,000
The Sioux City Conservatory of Music Sioux City Conservatory of Music Project – create performance space $64,500
Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Assn Project – part of cost of guest artist Audra McDonald for opening concert of 100th anniversary season $50,000
Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Assn Project – part of cost for COLLIDE event [traditional concert combined with tent club event] $62,500
SxldCommHealthCtr Siouxland Community Health Center Project – full cost of landscape & green space for healing environment $27,565
Art Institute of Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago Project – part of cost of Van Gogh exhibit $100,000
Unity Point Health-St Luke's Foundation Logo 1 Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s Foundation Project – chapel & activity room for PACE program for elder support services $50,000
Western Iowa Tech Community College WITCC Project – purchase musical instruments, performance dress for music program $30,000
TOTAL $1,411,485