Cultural Resources Council announces $80,000 in Community Arts Grants

Three diverse local projects were awarded Community Arts Grants funding by the Cultural Resources Council. The grant program awarded 59 not-for-profits and 11 artists in Onondaga, Cortland and Oswego Counties.

Among them: The annual one-day Westcott Street Culture Fair, organized by the Westcott Area Cultural Coalition, received $1,500. The "Fiesta de las Aves," a celebration of both Latin American culture and the annual flight of migratory birds held by the Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, was awarded $1,000. Aurora of Central New York's "Aurora Coffee House" received $2,000 toward its unique performance space for the visually and hearing impaired community.

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