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This program is funded by the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, administered by Arts Services Initiative.
2014 NYSCA DEC Grants
The decks are $20 per deck and offer discounts to area arts and cultural organizations (good September 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014).
Politics change, but Erie County cultural funding has rarely wavered
Zoo tops organizations receiving most money
Times change, so do county executives, and institutions come and go, but the flow of county subsidies to the culturals remains largely undisturbed.
That’s the upshot of a recent analysis of Erie County cultural funding since 1996, which reveals a top-heavy approach to doling out public money across four county executives from both parties.
Since 1996, according to data provided by the administration of Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, the county has doled out about $100 million to arts and cultural organizations. Of that, the Buffalo Zoo took in $27.1 million, or about 27 percent of all the cultural funding Erie County distributed in the past 19 years.
READ COMPLETE ARTICLE HERE: Politics change, but Erie County cultural funding has rarely wavered 06292014 Buffalo News
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