Sen. Stack Announces Funding for Local Arts Programs
PHILADELPHIA, OCT. 25, 2010 — State Sen. Mike Stack today announced that three local programs received state funding to support their ongoing efforts to promote and maintain the arts in Northeast Philadelphia.
Dance Affiliates, located at 4701 Bath St., received nearly $17,973 in funding. Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy, located at 10700 Knights Road, received $16,105 in funding. Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society, located at 2653 Sperry St., received $1,781 in funding.
“Our city offers numerous programs that focus on the arts, and they deserve support in order to keep them in our communities,” Stack said. “I’m pleased that the state is helping to foster the arts in Northeast Philadelphia by supporting these three programs.”
The funding was distributed by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. There were 159 grants totaling more than $2.7 million to support arts programs throughout Philadelphia.