State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope), today announced that the State Council on the Arts has awarded the following grants to arts organizations which serve the counties of Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster.
Arts in Orange: Four grants totaling $81,000. The grants will be Middletown, Orange County used for local arts performances, technology upgrades, workshops, and administrative support;
Brydcliffe Theater Company: $4,200 for professional performances;
Woodstock, Ulster County
Coming Together Fest/DNC
& MSC: Two grants totaling $35,000. The funding will be New Paltz, Ulster County used for arts in education and local community arts related services;
Foundation for the Open Eye: Two grants totaling $20,000.
Margaretville, Delaware County The funding will be used for arts in education and local professional arts performances;
Franklin Stock Co. @ Chapel Hall $7,700 for professional performances;
Franklin, Delaware County
Maverick Concerts $12,000 for operating support.
Woodstock, Ulster County.
"The Arts serve as an economic asset in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. They bring tourists to our region and create jobs. I will continue to promote the arts as an economic and tourism attraction in our communities," Senator Bonacic said.
Contact information for each group receiving funds is below:
Arts in Orange; Health Aderson, Community Arts Coordinator; (845) 956-0005
Byrdcliffe Theatre Company; Elli Michaels, Artistic Director; (845) 247 4007
Coming Together Fest/DNC & MSC; Livia Vanaver, Artistic Director; (845) 256-9300
Foundation for the Open Eye; Amie Brockway, Producing Artistic Director; (845) 586-1660
Franklin Stock Co @ Chapel Hall Carole Lucia Satrina, Administrative Director; (607) 829-3700
Maverick Concerts; Susan Rizwani, Chairperson, Maverick Board; (845) 679-8217