Arts

Agency Program Name CFA # Region Applicant Name Project Name Project Description CFA Award Amount Contract Executed Anticipated Completion Date
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 65486 New York City New York Classical Theatre, Inc. Administrative Workforce Expansion New York Classical Theatre will continue to support a Development Manager. This position will include grant writing, proposal submissions, donor cultivation and stewardship, fundraising appeals, and planning a major benefit and other special events in order to expand its season year-round. $32,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 66847 New York City Talea Ensemble Inc Administrative Workforce Expansion The Talea Ensemble will expand its position of President of the Ensemble to become a full time position including the role of Director of Development. This newly expanded position will include fundraising and managing institutional relations as well as seeking and cultivating individual donors. $40,000.00
Arts Ripley Main Street Revitalization Plan Development 67206 Western New York Town of Ripley Ripley Main Street Revitalization Plan Development The Ripley Main Street Revitalization Plan Development Project will explore and identify projects that will preserve and develop the Downtown in a manner that maintains and enhances the cultural strengths and heritage of the community. $36,000.00
Arts Fellowship Workforce Expansion 25026 New York City HB Studio Fellowship Workforce Expansion HB Studio will hire a part-time theater director fellow to help coordinate, curate, and direct its public performances.  $25,000.00
Arts Seen and Heard 67751 Central New York Everson Museum of Art Seen and Heard In “Seen and Heard,” New York’s central role in the fight for women’s suffrage serves as a catalyst for contemporary activism. The multi-media exhibition, educational programs, and artist residencies explore the language and tactics of protest through the arts in order to initiate civic engagement. $66,000.00
Arts Fellowship Workforce Expansion 64702 New York City Manhattan Class Company Fellowship Workforce Expansion MCC Theater will hire its inaugural Ambassadors Fellow to support expanded company operations in 2017. $26,000.00
Arts Canal Concerts 68389 Central New York Musical Associates of Central New York Canal Concerts In celebration of the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal, Symphoria will present a series of six concerts in key Central New York sites along the Canal, using music of the period, canal imagery, narration, and educational materials to illustrate the impact of the Erie Canal on the region, state and nation. $45,000.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 65453 Finger Lakes Friends of Ganondagan Administrative Workforce Expansion Friends of Ganondagan in Victor, New York will hire a Program Assistant to support increased/year-round programming, improving fiscal strength, and greater recognition and utilization of Ganondagan State Historic site’s significant Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) historical and cultural resources. $28,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 66336 New York City Music at the Anthology, Inc. Administrative Workforce Expansion Music at the Anthology, Inc. (“MATA”) will hire a Director of Development to develop and cultivate individual donors, seek out like-minded partners in the corporate and philanthropic worlds, and organize, oversee, and engage with current supporters. $25,000.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 66899 Capital District Prattsville Art Project, Inc. Administrative Workforce Expansion The Prattsville Arts Center will hire an Associate Director to expand community programs and cultural events that support the revitalization of Main Street and ongoing recovery from the impact of Hurricane Irene. $25,000.00
Arts Working Waterfront Project Implementation 67211 New York City Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island Working Waterfront Project Implementation Staten Island Arts will implement “Staten Island’s Working Waterfront: Maritime Folklife of NYC’s Forgotten Borough.” This year-long program series will invite cultural heritage tourism to NYC’s most iconic working waterfront communities and celebrate the livelihood of maritime tradition bearers. $75,000.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 53403 Long Island Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. Administrative Workforce Expansion The Patchogue Arts Council will hire an Executive Director who will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Patchogue Arts Council’s programs and the execution of its mission to promote and support the arts. $49,500.00
Arts Saranac Lake Arts Master Plan 67766 North Country Village of Saranac Lake Saranac Lake Arts Master Plan Saranac Lake will paint a new picture of the Adirondack Park as a world-class cultural destination. Engaging artists, businesses, and municipalities, a comprehensive Arts Master Plan will be created with the goal of increasing the economic benefits of the arts for the entire region. $49,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 64775 New York City The New Festival Administrative Workforce Expansion The New Festival, Inc. will hire a Resource Development Manager to identify and implement a strategy to grow and sustain this vital arts organization. This position enables The New Festival to continue and expand its positive impact on the NY economy as a leading LGBTQ cultural arts organization. $39,500.00
Arts Fellowship Workforce Expansion 68418 New York City SculptureCenter Fellowship Workforce Expansion SculptureCenter will hire a new Curatorial and Educational Fellow from a group historically underrepresented in arts organizations. The Fellow will receive professional guidance and a hands-on role in the development, implementation, reach and expansion of SC’s exhibition and educational programs. $25,000.00
Arts Hudson River/Erie Canal and Long Island Contemporary Maritime Currents 65489 Long Island Long Island Traditions Hudson River/Erie Canal and Long Island Contemporary Maritime Currents Long Island Traditions' Implementation grant will support programs that explore the maritime traditions of Long Island, the Hudson River and the Erie Canal featuring contemporary tradition bearers based in the regions identified in the project proposal. Highlights will include school programs, film screenings and demonstrations at museums and festivals. $30,000.00
Arts Exploring Shaker Ideas and Actions on Womens Rights: A Celebration of the Centennial of Womans Suffrage 66342 Capital District Shaker Museum Exploring Shaker Ideas and Actions on Womens Rights: A Celebration of the Centennial of Womans Suffrage  The Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon engages and inspires local, national, and global audiences by telling the story of the Shakers. In 2017 the museum's programming will celebrate and explore the Shakers’ ideas and actions around women’s rights, and the lives of the women who lived at Mount Lebanon.   $41,500.00
Arts Brew Beats Concert Series 66943 Southern Tier WSKG Public Media Brew Beats Concert Series Brew Beats Concert Series is a music TV and Web show that follows the roads that connect Upstate New York dynamic and growing breweries and cideries, turning the spotlight on the story of the people behind these industries while highlighting the region's rich history of musical traditions. $65,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 67216 Western New York Western New York Book Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion The Board of the Western New York Book Arts Collaboration will expand the position of Executive Director to focus on new funding initiatives, marketing, education, and programs for artists and the public. $27,000.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 54449 Southern Tier Kitchen Theatre Company Administrative Workforce Expansion Kitchen Theatre Company will hire a Director of Development to lead the organization's efforts in fund raising, donor solicitation and stewardship. $41,500.00
Arts Fellowship Workforce Expansion 67802 Western New York Buffalo Fine Arts Academy Fellowship Workforce Expansion Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo will hire a Curatorial Fellow. $30,000.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 64850 Mohawk Valley Schoharie River Center Administrative Workforce Expansion The Schoharie River Center will expand community arts activities in the region through the expansion of its staff to include an Arts Programming and Outreach Coordinator, through the launch of a digital storytelling program for teens to document Erie Canal communities. $41,500.00
Arts NY Voices/NY Votes 68538 New York City Center for Traditional Music and Dance NY Voices/NY Votes NY Voices/NY Votes celebrates the legacy of the women’s suffrage movement through a series of pop-up festivals that bring the conversation about voting rights to diverse communities in Opportunity Zones by combining voter registration with arts/humanities programming, and employment/social services. $75,000.00
Arts Apollo Women of the World Festival 2017 65490 New York City Apollo Theater Apollo Women of the World Festival 2017 The Apollo’s 2017 Women of the World Festival is an exciting and empowering international gathering of women. For 4 days, it offers performances, talks, mentoring sessions, music, film and debates that celebrate the talents of women and girls from all walks of life and parts of the world. $75,000.00
Arts Clay Art Center - A New Future for our Community 66356 Mid-Hudson Clay Art Center Clay Art Center - A New Future for our Community Becoming an arts destination will have a significant impact on Port Chester and the Mid-Hudson region. Clay Art Center’s Master Plan will identify opportunities and partnerships across several sectors that will create opportunities for skilled employment, learning, and artistic enrichment. $49,500.00
Arts Fellowship Workforce Expansion 66968 New York City Socrates Sculpture Park Fellowship Workforce Expansion As part of its commitment to bring quality arts education to the local Queens community, Socrates Sculpture Park has created a new position, an Arts Education Fellowship, to help implement an expanded education program at the park. $40,000.00
Arts Cargo 67275 Western New York Burchfield Penney Art Center Cargo In 2017, the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, NY presents the exhibition, Cargo, with performances, workshops, and more. Cargo explores ideas of commodification and value through art and places - including an exploration of the historic, current and future 'value' of the Erie Canal itself. $27,000.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 55789 Mid-Hudson Spark Media Project Administrative Workforce Expansion Spark Media Project will hire new staff to support Spark’s programmatic growth, facilitate continued expansion, and assist in developing systems and workflows that streamline organizational outputs and optimize the provision of services. This position will support Spark Media Project in accomplishing the goals set in its 2014-18 strategic plan and increasing the capacity of the organization to solicit funds and continue to expand its programs. $40,000.00
Arts One World Utica - Re-Imagining the Arts 67818 Mohawk Valley City of Utica One World Utica - Re-Imagining the Arts One World Utica - Re-Imagining the Arts, a creative placemaking and marketing strategy, will communicate, integrate, generate and illuminate downtown as destination for artists and their industries and residents and visitors looking for the vibrancy of a creative community. $49,500.00
Arts Implementation of Expansion of Veterans Programming 64903 New York City Josephine Herrick Project Implementation of Expansion of Veterans Programming Josephine Herrick Project in partnership with regional Veteran Centers, will teach photography programming to Veterans in five regions of New York State including a ladder for veterans interested in pursuing photography as a career. $50,000.00
Arts Hudson History Project 68621 Capital District Hudson Developement Corporation Hudson History Project The Hudson History Project provides visitors with a mechanism to engage with Hudson's past, present and future by providing self-guided walking tours that highlight historic, cultural and environmental assets via well catalogued, beautifully photographed, and narrated pathways through history to present day. $14,000.00
Arts Reflections on Erie's Waters 65499 Central New York Erie Canal Museum Reflections on Erie's Waters “Reflections on Erie’s Waters” is a collaboration between the Erie Canal Museum and the Canal Society of New York State. This multifaceted project includes exhibits, a statewide lecture tour, and artist-led workshops, all in celebration and commemoration of the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal. $36,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 66384 New York City Arts for Art Administrative Workforce Expansion Arts for Art will hire a Development Coordinator to oversee and expand sources of support to insure the organization’s long-term sustainability. $30,000.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 67008 Mid-Hudson Half Moon Theatre Administrative Workforce Expansion Half Moon Theatre will hire a new Marketing Development Director to oversee and expand marketing and fundraising strategies. The Marketing Development Director will play a major role in helping HMT build capacity by increasing earned/unearned revenues. $49,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 67374 Western New York CEPA Gallery Administrative Workforce Expansion CEPA Gallery will use REDC Workforce Investment funds to maintain and see its recently created Development Associate position through to self-sustainability. $26,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 56246 New York City Triangle Arts Association Administrative Workforce Expansion Triangle Arts Association will hire a part-time Development Director to identify and secure new sources of income; grow its current support from foundations, corporations, individuals and government; as well as plan and implement new fundraising initiatives for its 35 year anniversary in 2017. $30,000.00
Arts Heartland Passage Tour 67877 Finger Lakes Livingston Arts Heartland Passage Tour Livingston Arts and City Lore will present the Heartland Passage tour, performances and screenings in historic theaters and dockside sites along the Erie Canal. The tour features the film, Boom and Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal; storytellers, traditional and tradition-inspired musicians.    $60,000.00
Arts The Parrish as Catalyst for the Cultural Economy 64918 Long Island Parrish Art Museum The Parrish as Catalyst for the Cultural Economy The Parrish will perform in-depth research and analysis to understand its current audience and market position. Data will be used to create a marketing plan to guide the Museum in taking a leadership role in enhancing global awareness of the East End as a center of cultural and creative engagement. $49,500.00
Arts Fellowship Workforce Expansion 68675 New York City Storefront for Art and Architecture Fellowship Workforce Expansion Storefront will hire a 1-year Program Strategy Fellow to support its Architecture Conflicts project. The fellowship provides full-time employment and mentorship opportunities for an individual from a background underrepresented in the arts, promoting intellectual development and project expertise. $39,500.00
Arts Administrative Workforce Expansion 65620 Capital District Old Songs, Inc. Administrative Workforce Expansion Old Songs, Inc. will expand the current part-time employee position of Marketing and Social Media Personnel to absorb more administrative duties including management of the financial records and bookkeeping. $27,500.00

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