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.
For more information on the Cultural Capital Grant Program, click HERE!