Stack: Local Arts Programs Receive State Funds
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2012 — 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 their community.
“Arts programs offer a unique and important service to our community. They provide entertainment, education, and even therapy to people across Philadelphia,” Stack said. “I’m pleased that three Northeast Philadelphia organizations are receiving state recognition and support.”
Dance Affiliates, located at 4701 Bath St., received $15,277 for the support of the American Ballet Competition.
Kardon Institute of the Arts for People with Disabilities, located at 10700 Knights Road, received $13,690.
Three Aksha, located at 1804 Grant Ave., received $5,000 for the support of a third-year Strategies for Success Basic Level for artists fees, space rental, video equipment, contracted services and consultant for tax exempt status, marketing and strategic planning.
The funding was distributed by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Philadelphia received more than $2.6 million to support various local arts programs.