SKARTS Announces Spring Funding for Grants

— The Skaneateles Area Arts Council is pleased to announce its second grants initiative of 2012, for interested individuals or groups that live or present performing, visual or arts-related events in the Skaneateles area. The deadline for applicants for spring funding is April 30, 2012.

“The Skaneateles Area Arts Council is delighted to provide this important community support once again,” said Barbara Delmonico, committee chair and SKARTS board member. “Since 2006, we have been able to provide over $45,000 in grants and several free concerts to the community. Once again, we hope to help a number of artists, mucisians, students, performing arts groups and community organizations through this spring funding initiative.”

The mission of the Skaneateles Arts Council is to celebrate the visual and performing arts by creating an environment where cultural activity thrives in our community. The Arts Council presents cultural programming and issues community support grants to artists and arts organizations in the Skaneateles area.

The spring 2012 SKARTS funding initiative resulted in nine grants issued to the following organizations and artists: Auburn Public Theater, Becky Flanagan, Khoros Performing Arts Company for Kids, the Jane Austen Singing School for Young Ladies, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce, Beth Battle/Skaneateles Historical Society, Skaneateles Figure Skating Club and Symphony Syracuse.

To download the spring grant application, visit skarts.org, or contact bkdelmonico@hotmail.com or 685-7427.

For more information on the Skaneateles Arts Council, visit skarts.org, or call 685-2414.

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