New recovery grants help artists reengage with the public
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (August 31, 2021) – ArtsWestchester announced a new grant on Monday that will help artists and arts groups reconnect with their audiences.
The Arts Alive Recovery NY Regrant is a new, onetime opportunity designed to promote live performances and in-person arts programming. Grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 are available for projects scheduled between Sept. 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022.
“For more than a year, artists were unable to perform in public in front of live audiences. These grants will help artists and arts groups recover from pandemic closures by promoting live, in-person events,” said ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam.
Performing arts are a priority, but other events with a public component are eligible for consideration. New, first-time applicants are encouraged to apply. Information about the grant and instructions on apply are available online at: https://artswestchester.org/artist-opportunities/arts-alive-recovery-ny-regrant-funding-opportunity/
The application deadline is September 28 at 11:59 p.m. Questions should be emailed to [email protected]
Contact: Ernie Garcia, 914-762-1900
About ArtsWestchester: For more than 50 years, ArtsWestchester has been the community’s connection to the arts. Founded in 1965, it is the largest, private, not-for-profit arts council in New York State. Its mission is to create an equitable, vibrant and sustainable Westchester County in which the arts are integral to and integrated into every facet of life.
ArtsWestchester provides programs and services that enrich the lives of everyone in Westchester County. ArtsWestchester helps fund concerts, exhibitions and plays through grants; brings artists into schools and community centers; advocates for the arts; and builds audiences through diverse marketing initiatives. In 1998, ArtsWestchester purchased the nine-story neo-classical bank building at 31 Mamaroneck Avenue which has since been transformed into a multi-use resource for artists, cultural organizations, and the community. A two-story gallery is located on the first floor of ArtsWestchester’s historic building in downtown White Plains. To learn more about ArtsWestchester visit: www.artswestchester.org