County Initiative Program (CIP) Arts, History & Tourism Grants

The Schenectady County Legislature has dedicated arts and tourism funds to be distributed to local organizations in support of activities in the performing, literary and visual arts and/or historic preservation or that promote County tourism. The projects supported by the CIP grant funding provide significant benefit to Schenectady County residents and visitors, and enhances Schenectady County’s visibility and quality of life.
 


Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Grant Awardees:

      

Organization

Project

Award

1

440 State Street Inc.

Kids Art Festival

$2,500

2

A Place for Jazz Ltd.

Annual Concert Series

$800

3

City of Schenectady

Jazz on Jay

$2,550

4

DSIC

Downtown City Hall-iday

$2,500

5

Duanesburg Education Foundation

Keyboard Lab

$500

6 Dudley Observatory Science Festival of the Capital Region $1,000
7 Empire State Aerosciences Museum 90th Anniversary of County Airport Celebration $1,500

8

Empire State Youth Orchestra

ESYO CHIME Program

$1,000

9

Freedom Park Foundation

Summer Concert Series

$3,000

10 Firends of the Greenhouse Native Plant Display Garden Events $750
11 Friends of the Woodlawn Preserve Third Annual Fishing Day $500

12

Goose Hill Neighborhood Association/B&G Clubs

Steinmetz Park Family Fun Day

$1,250

13

Hamilton Hill Arts Center

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

$2,200

14

miSci

Science Festival of the Capital Region

$2,500

15

Musicians of Ma'alwyck

Free Previews, Subscription Concerts & Flint House Concert

$1,000

16

NY Folklore Society

Folk Art Exhibitions

$1,000

17

Octavo Singers

Performance of St. John Passion by JSBach

$600

18 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mt. Carmel FESTA $800
19 Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson Schenectady PRIDE Celebration $1,000

20

SCCC Foundation

Two Concert Jazz Repertoire Series

$500

21

Sch’dy County Historical Society

Canal Fest & Fall Foliage Festival

$3,000

22

Schenectady Greenmarket

Greenmarket Music Series

$1,500

23

Schenectady JCC

2017-18 Jewish Film Festival

$1,000

24

Schenectady Musical Union

A Season of Music 2017

$1,500

25

Sch’dy Symphony Orchestra

Mohawk Harbor Conert and Annual 5K Run

$2,000

26

Sch’dy Theater for Children

Four Performance "Great Minds" Series

$600

27

Schenectady YMCA

Trail Run/Hike/Walk Series Throughout Schenectady County

$1,450

28 Schoharie River Center Schenectady County Environmental Study Team Programming $1,500

29

St. Anthony's Church

Little Italy Street Festival

$1,000

30

Stockade Association

Stockade Audio and Multimedia Tour

$1,000

31 The Capital Chamber Foundation 2017 Holiday Parade $2,000
32 Town of Glenville Glenville Oktoberfest $1,500

33

Town of Niskayuna

Thursday Night Concerts at Town Hall

$1,500

34

Town of Rotterdam

Summer Concert Program

$1,500

35

Upper Union Street BID

Strawberry Fest & Harvest Fest

$1,000

36 Vale Cemetery Preservation Vale Cemetery Public Tours $500

 

 
 

 

Contact

Joe McQueen
Director of Public Communications

620 State Street, 6th Floor
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 388-4772

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