State grants benefit 21 local organizations

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OVER $41 MILLION FOR CULTURAL AND ARTS ORGANIZATIONS   Over 1,200 Organizations Across New York Receive Grants for Arts Programs    Funding Includes Arts Career Development Fellowships for Underserved Communities

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $41.26 million for cultural and arts organizations throughout the state. The grants were awarded to 1,230 organizations to support the creation of visual, performing, literary, and media arts, as well as arts education, economic development through the arts, and cultural programs for underserved populations.

Columbia and Greene County organizations getting money include:

Art Omi-Ghent $4,000

Bridge Street Theatre-Catskill $3,500

Catskill Mountain Foundation-Hunter $8,000

Chatham Film Club-Chatham $10,000

Concerted Effort Inc.-North Chatham $11,600

FASNY Museum of Firefighting-Hudson $5,000

Four Nations Inc.-Hudson $8,000

Greene County Council on the Arts $211,000

Hudson Development Corporation $14,000

Hudson Opera House $174,500

Mac-Haydn Theatre- Chatham $5,000

Millay Colony for the Arts Inc.-Austerlitz  $93,000

Planet Arts Inc.-Catskill  $5,000

Prattsville Arts Project Inc.-$35,000

PS/21 Inc,-Chatham $17,193

Shaker Museum & Library-Old Chatham $41,500

Sound Art Foundation Inc.-Stottville $3,000

Stageworks on the Hudson-Hudson $11,248

Tannery Pond Concerts Corp.-Spencertown $7,500

Thomas Cole historic Site-Catskill $25,000

Wave Farm Inc.Acra $238,000

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