CNY Arts Center recently received a grant awarded by the Shineman Foundation to support the ongoing work of the center.
“We, like so many others, have seen a complete loss of income since the pandemic forced us to close our doors in March,” Nancy Fox, Executive Director, explained. “We are being challenged to find alternative ways of delivering programming and stimulate new sources of income while we wait for theatres and public gathering places to fully reopen.
“The Shineman Foundation has awarded us a $5,000 grant to support our overhead as we minimize expenses and wait to safely return to work.
“This is an extraordinary grant in extraordinary times. Most foundations do not make awards for operating expenses, which is usually okay because it pushes us to continually grow and maintain the right priorities. But in these really difficult circumstances, Shineman Foundation has the wisdom to know nonprofit organizations are struggling to simply…