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Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation Receives Cultural Leadership Grant from Bravo Greater Des Moines

Hoyt Sherman Place is honored to be the recipient of a 2024 Cultural Leadership Grant from Bravo Greater Des Moines. The annual grant funding Hoyt Sherman Place receives from Bravo Greater Des Moines continues to be critical to the operations of the organization. Funding from Bravo Greater Des Moines allows the Foundation to broaden its collaborative and co-promotional efforts; helps to preserve and enhance the mansion, theater and art galleries; allows the doors to stay open to the public free of charge for tours; helps to maintain an extensive art collection; and enhances its outreach programming.

Bravo Greater Des Moines leverages community resources to maximize impact of arts, culture and heritage to advance regional priorities. A primary way Bravo does this is through community investment grantmaking programs. Bravo’s grant recipients draw tourists, increase resident satisfaction, help attract and retain talent and generally make Greater Des Moines a premier place to live, work and play. Since 2006, Bravo has invested nearly $60 million in the arts and culture sector, thanks to the visionary partnership with 17 local government communities.

Grant funding from Bravo Greater Des Moines is made possible by the contributions of the following local government partners: Altoona, Ankeny, Bondurant, Carlisle, Clive, Des Moines, Grimes, Indianola, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Polk County, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights.

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