Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Grants for the Arts

In May, Gossips reported on a new fund for the arts created by Furthermore and the J. M. Kaplan Fund. Today, the Columbia County Arts Fund announced its first grant recipients. The organizations receiving funding are:
  • Ancram Opera House Theater  $5,000
  • Art Omi  $2,500
  • Basilica Hudson  $2,500
  • Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts  $5,000
  • Clarion Concerts  $2,500
  • Four Nations  $5,000
  • Hudson Festival Orchestra  $2,500
  • Hudson Opera House  $10,000
  • Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation  $2,500
  • Loire Valley Theater Festival  $2,500
  • PS21  $7,500
  • Shaker Museum and Library  $2,500
  • Time & Space Limited  $5,000
Joan K, Davidson, president of Furthermore, commented, "All of the many organizations that applied are doing interesting and valuable work to serve the public in our county; but we found that these first grantees have managed, in tough times, to serve in ways that go above and beyond."

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