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Mariachi Music & Folklorico Dance Instruction

El Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Enriching Lives Through Arts and Culture
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2023–September 30, 2024
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant to El Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil will support mariachi music and folklorico dance cultural education and instruction in Flint. The majority of participants are Hispanic; however, the program is open to all interested young people. Program participants showcase their talent and newly acquired skills at community events and concerts. Classes take place at the Latinx Technology and Community Center. The program fee is extremely low and does not cover the full cost of staffing. This grant will help ensure continued high-quality instruction and access for any child who wishes to participate, regardless of ability to pay.