The Van Cliburn Foundation is honored to be one of 78 nonprofit
organizations in the United States to be recommended for a grant
from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in their 2012 Arts
in Media grant cycle. The Cliburn is among the 25 percent
recommended for funding from the 329 eligible applications the NEA
received under this category.
The Cliburn is recommended for a $20,000 grant to support the media project, including a global live streaming webcast, radio broadcasts, and a film documentary, for the Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, being held May 24-June 9, 2013. U.S. Representative Kay Granger said, "The Cliburn Competition is an example of the wonderful culture we have in Fort Worth. The competition is a world-class event, now with global access because the Van Cliburn Foundation embraces new media that delivers the talent at this competition to the world. I want to congratulate the Foundation for their commitment to the fine arts and for their ability to adapt to the future." Please click here to read the full press release.