Director of Grants + Capacity BuildingRichard Graber
Richard Graber hails from Cleveland, Ohio and serves as Director of Grants, Programs + Services. A performing artist in his own right, Graber is a graduate of the Ohio State University Department of Dance and has garnered recognition in critically acclaimed productions. He is well versed in organizational development, having founded the Csárdás Dance Company in 1994 and serving as Vice President of the Board for the Medina Country Performing Arts Foundation. Upon moving to Houston, Graber was Grants Specialist and later Communications & Events Coordinator for AIDS Foundation Houston.
In January 2008, Graber joined HAA as Senior Project Manager on the Grants & Services staff. He oversaw numerous programs and projects and served as the Houston liaison for the National Arts Marketing Project conference, a program of Americans for the Arts. Graber was promoted to his current position in March 2009, spearheading the formation of the Programs + Services Department. Richard oversees the execution of all current program activity including grants to over 220 arts organizations and individual artists; the Arts & Business Council of Greater Houston; Arts Database Management Program (ADMP); Capacity Building Initiative grants and programs; Arts Management Consulting Workshops; power2give.org crowdfunding platform; PatronManager CRM ticketing software system; the creation of an arts loan fund; and numerous other endeavors.
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Capacity Building Manager
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