The New York State Council on the Arts has awarded $296,730 in grants to 61 nonprofit and public organizations in the Rochester area, WHEC reports.
According to the Democrat and Chronicle, the grants are part of a new partnership between the Rochester Area Community Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts.
The grants are up to $5,000 and go to art projects that increase audience reach, organizational capacity, or equitable access to their programming. Read the Entire Article
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