In a recent round of more than $15.7 million in grant funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) received $35,000 in funding as well as a citation of excellence.
"The arts challenge us to be creative and learn new skills, all of which help keep the mind astute and boost confidence. We congratulate and remain extremely grateful to [these] award winners for their contribution and dedication to preserving a vital resource in their communities that directly improves the quality of life for everyone," said NJ secretary of state Tahesha Way.
The Council honors New Jersey arts organizations, programs, and projects that receive the highest possible assessment of their Council grant applications by esteemed, independent panels of their peers with a Citation of Excellence. The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts received the citation alongside 46 peer organizations in the state.
About The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts
The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts’ (www.whartonarts.org) mission is to provide the highest quality performing arts education to a wide range of students in a supportive and inclusive environment, where striving for personal excellence inspires and connects those we teach to the communities we serve.
Published: July 20, 2018