Susan Burack, UP/Rural Arts Coordinator
Susan Burack, UP/Rural Arts Coordinator for the Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies was pleased with the news of funding increases.
"At a time when state budgets are being cut, it is gratifying that regranting funds have been increased," Burack
"This is an indication of sensitivity on the part of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
to the needs of grass roots arts and culture."
noted about 50 percent of the regranting funds for the six counties of the western UP are awarded to Houghton/Keweenaw.