Nominations open for 6th annual Encore Award

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Bravo Greater Des Moines is now accepting nominations for the sixth annual Encore Award that recognizes a Bravo-funded organization that creates a positive impact on arts & culture in the Greater Des Moines area.

The Encore Award seeks to acknowledge an organization’s commitment to the following values:

Collaborative – Throughout the region, across partner communities and with other cultural organizations.

Inclusive – Recognizes the community’s diversity as an asset that strengthens the region.

Accountable – Acts with integrity and transparency and allocates resources responsibly.

Regional – Impacts the region as a whole.

Opportunistic –Responds strategically as opportunities arise.

Passionate — Passionate about the value of arts and culture in the community.

The Encore Award will be presented February 6, 2016 at Hy-Vee Hall as part of the 11th Annual Bravo Awards Gala.

Interested applicants should self-nominate by describing in two pages or less how their organization exemplifies the values listed above. The submission deadline is noon on Monday, November 30, 2015.

To submit an application or for more information, contact Dave Stone, Associate Director of Bravo Greater Des Moines, at (515) 243-0388 or