The Art Underground receives matching grant to support programming

For Immediate Release

The Art Underground Received Matching Grant From Colorado
Creative Industries

Grant to support programming in Louisville and new facility in Lafayette

Louisville, Colo. (Sept. 22, 2015) -- The Art Underground received a matching grant of $8,500 from Colorado Creative Industries (CCI), a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. This grant was awarded through CCI’s Colorado Creates Award Program and will provide valuable general operating support dollars for The Art Underground and help ensure that The Art Underground will be able to continue to provide administrative support for quality programming in Louisville, as well as in its new facility that is being built in Lafayette.

State grants are awarded through a competitive process. This grant signifies that The Art Underground provides a high-level of quality in its programs, community service and administrative ability. The Art Underground offers quality dance, theater, art and film classes and programs for the general public.  A scholarship and volunteer program are being expanded this year in order to expand the community value of The Art Underground programs and to ensure that all who want to participate in programs are able to regardless of economic status. This grant award will help to leverage an additional $8,500 worth of private funds, doubling its economic impact for the organization.

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About The Art Underground
The Art Underground, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization located in Louisville, Colo., has offered dance, theater, film and visual arts classes for all ages since 2007. In addition to providing a wide variety of high quality arts classes, The Art Underground hosts workshops, art galleries/exhibits and other events, and promotes opportunities for patrons and artists to connect and support a growing arts community in East Boulder County. Learn more about The Art Underground, by visiting, or via Facebook.

For more information about naming or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lori Jones at or go to the Art Underground website at

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