GCCA announces Greene organizational grants
Mar 02, 2011 8:30 am
The Greene County Council on the Arts (GCCA) has announced the recipients of regrant awards through the Greene County Initiative Program (CIP). Eleven not-for-profit organizations in Greene County have been awarded $18,500 in funding in support of cultural programming and activities for 2011, part of the program established in 1983 to promote the development, growth and viability of major Greene County organizations. GCCA received requests from 12 cultural institutions totaling $57,345 – more than twice the amount of available regrant funds. Eleven CIP awards were awarded as follows:Bronck Museum of the Greene County Historical Society was awarded $2,100 to continue, expand and promote cultural, educational, and arts programming, including Music of History series, Heritage Craft Fair and Chilly Willy Tours. Catskill Mountain Foundation, Inc. was awarded $2,350 toward artist fees and related costs for year-round performing arts series, which includes dance, theater, classical music, pop music and family performances. free103point9 Wave Radio was awarded $1,100 for support for WGXA, Hands on Radio (90.7 FM), a community run media project. Greene Room Players was awarded $1,100 in support for 2011 community theater productions. Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc. was awarded $1,100 in support for two Cappuccino Concerts: a murder mystery play and “How to Listen to Opera.” Music & Art Centre of Greene County was awarded $2,350 toward the 2011 season of summer concerts, Classical music series and Ukrainian folk arts workshops at the Grazhda in Jewett Center. MJQ Irish Cultural & Sports Centre in East Durham was awarded $1,650 toward artist fees and related costs for Irish Arts Week and the East Durham Feis. Planet Arts was awarded $1,550 toward support for the 2011 Jazzone2one Series. Thomas Cole National Historic Site – Cedar Grove in Catskill was awarded $2,350 in support for the 2011 exhibition of paintings by Robert Scott Duncanson. Windham Chamber Music Festival was awarded $2,350 in support of its 2011 concert series in Windham. Zadock Pratt Museum was awarded $500 in support for its 2011 season of programs and projects.