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Artpark & Company awarded $49,500 by New York State Council on the Arts


Fri, Dec 17th 2021 11:15 am

Artpark & Company has received a grant award totaling $49,500 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), part of an effort to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York state’s $105 million investment in the arts for fiscal year 2022, NYSCA has awarded more than $80 million since June.

"The arts have long been a critical sector in our economy and, as we continue to rebuild a stronger New York, it's essential we do all we can to help this industry thrive once again," Gov. Kathy Hochul said. "These awardees represent the best of what New York's vibrant communities have to offer and, with this funding in hand, they will be able to not only continue their creative and inspiring work, but help spur revitalization in their own backyard as well."

A press release noted, “Artpark & Company plans to utilize the grant in support of personnel and artistic fees and services as it plans for another diverse, impactful and exciting season in 2022.”

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NYSCA Executive Director Mara Manus said, “NYSCA applauds Gov. Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature for their responsive investment of $105 million for the nonprofit arts and culture sector. 2022 will continue to bring change, and Artpark & Company will play a vital role in the renewal of our state’s economy and creative ecosystem. On behalf of the entire NYSCA team, we wish to extend our sincere congratulations on your award.”

NYSCA Chair Katherine Nicholls said, “The council congratulates Artpark & Company on their grant award! New York state arts and culture organizations inspire New Yorkers and cultivate community in every region. Arts and culture are crucial to our state’s health, and the council recognizes the dynamic impact of NYSCA grantees on the well-being of all New Yorkers.”

Hochul’s full press release is available here.

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