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Rep. Nadler Announces National Endowment for the Arts Grants to 18 Organizations and Institutions in New York’s 10th Congressional District

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler announced that nearly $2 million in federal grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will be awarded to 18 organizations and institutions dedicated to the arts in the 10th Congressional District of New York. These grants will help finance various activities that are essential to maintaining New York City's thriving artistic community.

"Since its founding, New York City has produced some of the world's leading artists and creatives," said Congressman Nadler. "New Yorkers are diverse, unique and passionate, so it is no wonder that this city's vibrant culture has spawned so many talented artists. I am proud to announce this funding which will help continue New York City's fine tradition of artistic exceptionalism. I am even more proud to have supported the American Rescue Plan, which has made these grants possible. By delivering this critical funding to these organizations and institutions, the NEA is ensuring NYC will continue to remain a worldwide leader in culture and the arts."

The NEA direct grants for 2022, listed alphabetically, include 18 organizations and institutions in Manhattan and Brooklyn:

  • Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Inc. (aka Scholastic Art & Writing Awards) — $50,000

  • American Lyric Theater Center, Inc. (aka American Lyric Theater — $50,000

  • Ars Nova Theater I, Inc. (aka Ars Nova) — $150,000

  • Broadway Advocacy Coalition — $150,000

  • Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (aka CLMP) — $150,000

  • Educational Video Center (aka EVC) — $50,000

  • Ethel's Foundation for the Arts (aka ETHEL) — $100,000

  • Grand Canyon Chamber Music Festival — $100,000

  • Infinity Dance Theater Company, Ltd. (aka Infinity Dance Theater) — $50,000

  • Jazz Foundation of America, Inc. (aka Jazz Foundation of America) — $100,000

  • Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (aka The Joyce Theater) — $150,000

  • Kundiman, Inc. — $100,000

  • Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc. (aka The Metropolitan Opera; The Met) — $150,000

  • New Music USA Inc. — $50,000

  • Soho Think Tank, Inc. (aka New Ohio Theatre) — $100,000

  • Storefront for Art and Architecture — $50,000

  • Theater Breaking Through Barriers Corp. (aka TBTB (formerly Theater By The Blind)) — $150,000

  • Westbeth Corp. Housing Development Fund Company, Inc. (aka Westbeth Artists Housing) — $100,000
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