Grants Awarded to Native Leisure Venues

Lansing, MI – 101 independent entertainment venues across Michigan are receiving $ 3.4 million in relief from the state.

The Michigan Stages Survival Grant Program, approved earlier this year, awards grants of up to $ 40,000 each to venues and promoters in 30 counties.

MEDC said it had received 392 requests for funding for event aid.

In Lenawee County, the Adrian Symphony Orchestra received a scholarship.

The venues in Ypsilanti, Dexter, Jackson, Chelsea and Ann Arbor were also funded.

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