Cultural Capital Grant Program

Cultural Capital Grant Program

ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning has announced the awards for the new $25 million Erie County Cultural Capital Grant Program, which was announced by Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz at his 2022 State of the County address. This funding is intended to aid cultural organizations in tackling capital projects they would not be able to conduct otherwise.  The Capital Projects Committee recommended thirty-six local organizations to receive a total of $8,655,127 in funding in this first year of the initiative, with awards ranging from $4,127 to $925,000.

This funding is intended to strengthen these organizations so that they can continue to be places of inspiration, inclusion, creativity, education and entertainment in our community.

Click here to see the Press Release by the County Executive.

The list of organizations receiving the awards is below:

2023 Awards for the Erie County Cultural Capital Grant Program
Organization / Project Award Amount
ALLEYWAY THEATER CAPITAL PROJECT - PHASE I $ 482,377.00
BUFFALO INNER CITY BALLET $ 39,000.00
BUFFALO GAY MEN'S CHORUS MOBILE PERFORMANCE KIT $ 4,127.00
BUFFALO RELIGIOUS ARTS CENTER - STAINED GLASS WINDOWS IMPROVEMENTS $ 91,692.00
BUFFALO STRING WORKS ELEVATOR CONSTRUCTION $ 85,600.00
BUFFALO TORONTO PUBLIC MEDIA BACKUP CHILLER INSTALLATION $ 177,210.00
QUAKER ARTS PAVILION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS $ 172,425.00
SHAKESPEARE IN DELAWARE PARK $ 19,833.00
COLORED MUSICIANS CLUB AND JAZZ MUSEUM ADDITION AND RENOVATION $ 925,000.00
CONCORDIA CEMETERY REPAIRS AND RESTORATION $ 38,353.00
EDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - ASA WARREN HOUSE $ 81,000.00
PRESERVATION BUFFALO NIAGARA - ELIZA QUIRK HOUSE RESTORATION $ 200,000.00
BUFFALO CENTER FOR ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY $ 189,350.00
GRAYCLIFF CONSERVANCY VISITOR CENTER EXPANSION PROJECT $ 500,000.00
HERITAGE DISCOVERY CENTER EXTERIOR BUILDING RESTORATION $ 39,240.00
HISPANIC HERITAGE CULTURAL INSTITUTE $ 500,000.00
HOLLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY BUILDING - FRONT PORCH REPAIR $ 11,000.00
CENTRO CULTURALE ITALIANO DI BUFFALO IMMIGRATION EXHIBIT $ 60,000.00
BUFFALO IRISH CENTER MISCELLANEOUS REPAIRS $ 383,341.00
JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL BUILDING RESTORATION $ 316,400.00
LANCASTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCHOOLHOUSE IMPROVEMENTS $ 100,000.00
LANCASTER OPERA HOUSE HVAC SYSTEM REPLACEMENT $ 293,590.00
LOCUST STREET ART ACCESSIBILITY PROJECT $ 50,000.00
SPRINGVILLE CENTER FOR THE ARTS RENOVATIONS $ 500,000.00
NEW CONCERT CHAIRS FOR BUFFALO CHAMBER PLAYERS $ 24,890.00
ROAD LESS TRAVELED PRODUCTIONS LOBBY EXPANSION/SCENE SHOP $ 179,713.00
ROYCROFT PRINT SHOP - TOWER RESTORATION $ 350,000.00
SARDINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY - MEETING HOUSE PAINTING PROJECT $21,800.00
STARLIGHT STUDIO AND ART GALLERY REPAIRS AND IMPROVEMENTS $ 43,437.00
STITCH BUFFALO TEXTILE CENTER $ 200,000.00
SUBVERSIVE THEATRE RELOCATION $ 206,400.00
HULL HOUSE FOUNDATION - THRESHING BARN RECONSTRUCTION $ 106,659.00
TORN SPACE THEATER CAPITAL PROJECT FOR CULTURAL ACTIVITIES $500,000.00
UKRAINIAN CULTURAL CENTER "DNIPRO" $160,000.00
WEDI WEST SIDE BAZAAR EXPANSION PROJECT $925,000.00
WNY BOOK ARTS COLLABORATIVE MASONRY REPAIR $27,690.00

 

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