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OCCTAC Receives National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Fast-Track Grant

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The Orange County Children's Therapeutic Arts Center Receives National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Fast-Track Grant to support the Harp Traditions of Latin America Festival, featuring harpists from Mexico, Paraguay, and Colombia. The project will include music instruction from international harpists, lecture-demonstrations about the historical and cultural significance of Latin American harp performance, and a culminating concert featuring harpists Alberto De La Rosa, Cesar Daniel Lopez, and Dario Robayo Sanabria.t

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that OCCTAC is one of 150 not-for-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America Fast-Track grant. OCCTAC  is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support the Harp Traditions of Latin America Festival.

The Challenge America Fast-Track category offers $10,000 matching grants to support projects that extend the reach of the arts to under…