Britt Receives $28,500 Grant from OAC
Britt Festivals is pleased to announce the receipt of a $28,500 Connecting Students to the World of Work Grant from the Oregon Arts Commission. The grant is one of the largest in the history of Britt’s education program. It will be used to fund a year-long internship program for underserved juniors and seniors from Medford School District high schools, culminating in a student-curated performance in the Britt Performance Garden in June 2015.
The Connecting Students to the World of Work Grant is a new program from the OAC, designed to connect underserved students to the work force by offering programs that engage students in the professional elements of an artistic/creative career field.
Britt’s Director of Education and Community Engagement Rachel Jones says, “We are looking forward to working with the Medford School District to implement this exciting new program.”