The Foundry Arts Centre, which last year served as the venue for Jazz St. Louis' St. Charles concert series, is getting some financial help from the city of St. Charles. According to an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Charles is giving the Centre $30,000 to help with operating expenses, helping to offset a fund-raising shortfall that officials say stems mostly from a dropoff in corporate donations.
The city, which helped finance the redevelopment of the facility into artists' studios and exhibition and performance space, also will spend $10,000 to study how to improve the Centre's operations. Read the whole article here.
(Edited 8/25/08 to fix a formatting problem.)