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File #: 21-656    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/2/2021 In control: Office of Arts and Culture
On agenda: 4/28/2021 Final action:
Title: A resolution authorizing the ArtsActivate 2022 Program, a project-based cultural support program within the Office of Arts and Culture to support art and cultural services in the City of Dallas for FY 2021-22, and approving the program guidelines - Financing: This action has no cost consideration to the City (see Fiscal Information)
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Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Exhibit A
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Quality of Life
AGENDA DATE: April 28, 2021
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): N/A
DEPARTMENT: Office of Arts and Culture
EXECUTIVE: Joey Zapata
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A resolution authorizing the ArtsActivate 2022 Program, a project-based cultural support program within the Office of Arts and Culture to support art and cultural services in the City of Dallas for FY 2021-22, and approving the program guidelines - Financing: This action has no cost consideration to the City (see Fiscal Information)

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BACKGROUND

The Cultural Policy of the City of Dallas, adopted on November 28, 2018, provides that guidelines for the various Cultural Support Programs will be submitted for review and approval of the City Council. This serves to affirm the artistic nature of services to be provided through these various cultural programs and to specify the review and selection process for cultural services.

ArtsActivate 2022, as it will be referred to for FY 2021-22, is the project-based funding program for Dallas-based arts and culture organizations, individual artists, social service organizations, and other eligible non-profit organizations. ArtsActivate 2022 will continue to emphasize the goals of public benefit, neighborhood/community engagement and equity. The program will open for three rounds for funding in FY 2021-22. The goals of ArtsActivate 2022 are as follows:

1. Engage with the Dallas Cultural Plan 2018 and create programming to address its priorities and initiatives
2. Provide public benefit by enhancing and diversifying artistic and cultural experiences to the residents of the City of Dallas
3. Increase access and inclusivity in the experience of art and creativity for communities that have been historically underserved
4. Connect individuals from diverse cultures, ages and economic means in an effort to strengthen communities and/or neighborhoods through the arts
5. Invest in historicall...

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