- Involve 36 classrooms of Springfield Urban League Head Start students (approximately 620 students) in age-appropriate school matinee performances
- Involve 60 Springfield Urban League Head Start teachers in teacher training related to use of the performing arts in pre-school classrooms
- Involve 100 Springfield Urban League Head Start families in family-appropriate evening/weekend performances
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
PNC awards grant for arts and cultural education to Sangamon Auditorium
The PNC Bank Foundation awarded its first Grow Up Great grant in the Springfield area to Sangamon Auditorium, UIS during a May 18, 2011 press conference. The $90,000 grant will be awarded to the auditorium over a three-year period.
The funded Arts Start program will have three distinct yet integrated goals: