2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Hall
Richmond Ballet

Item 531 #26h

Item 531 #26h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $100,000 FY2006 $100,000 GF

Page 388, after line 37, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the Richmond Ballet."

(This amendment provides a general fund grant of $100,000 each year to the Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, to support its ongoing capital campaign. Celebrating its 20th anniversary as a professional company, the Richmond Ballet has initiated a $3.0 million capital campaign to secure its financial future for the next twenty years. To date, the organization has raised more than $1.7 million toward this goal. During its 2002-03 season, the Richmond Ballet produced more than 65 performances on location throughout the Commonwealth and served more than 35,000 audience members.)