Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants announced the recipients of its 2018 Decentralization Grant Program Thursday.

Thirty-seven organizations and artists in Cayuga, Seneca, Onondaga, Wayne and Yates counties will receive a total of $89,000 for community arts and cultural programs taking place in 2018, according to a news release from Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants. Part of Auburn Public Theater, the grants program works in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts to administer the grants. It is the sixth year the program has awarded grants.

“We are grateful to NYSCA for giving APT the opportunity to fund emerging artists and arts organizations, helping to make our region all it can be!” APT Executive Director Carey Eidel said in the release.

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