30 APRIL 2018 / Staten Island Arts Announces Recipients of Expanding Audiences and Cultural Participation Initiative

Staten Island Arts has announced 10 local cultural organizations that have been chosen to receive funding through its audience development initiative.

“Expanding Audiences and Cultural Participation,” which was launched in 2017, provides professional development and regrant support to Richmond County cultural organizations. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is a core supporter of the initiative.

Staten Island Arts aims to cultivate a sustainable and diverse cultural community for the people of Staten Island by making the arts accessible to every member of the community, supporting and building recognition for artistic achievement, and providing artists and organizations with technical, financial and social resources to encourage the creation of new work.