CASTRO VALLEY — Alameda County has distributed $900,000 to 157 Alameda County nonprofit arts and cultural organizations through its Arts Relief Grant Program, including here in Castro Valley.
The CARES Act-funded grant program was established to help organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The County recognizes that arts and cultural organizations are an essential part of our community and an instrumental aspect of our economic recovery,” said Melissa Wilk, Alameda County Auditor-Controller.
The grants range in size from $3,150 to $15,750. All qualifying applicants received an award. The size of each grant was based on the organization’s operating budget.
Here are the Castro Valley grant recipients, along with nearby communities:
Castro Valley —
Castro Valley Arts Foundation, $6,075
Jenny Lin Foundation, $6,075
Plethos Productions, $6,075
Bay Area Creative, $3,150
East Bay Youth Orchestra, $3,150
Hayward Arts Council, $3,150
Northern California Ukulele Festival, $3,150
Sun Gallery, $3,150
San Lorenzo —
Dandan Performing Arts Center, $6,075
Alameda County Fair Arts and Cultural Traditions, $15,750
Cantabella Childrens Chorus, $3,150
Cheza Nami Foundation, $3,150
CYT Tri‐Valley, $3,150
Museum on Main, $3,150
Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre, $3,150
Dublin Partners in Education, $9,450
Cheza Nami Foundation, $3,150 (Also listed under Pleasanton)
CYT Tri‐Valley, $3,150 (Also listed under Pleasanton)
Livermore Art Association, $3,150
Livermore Cultural Arts Council, $3,150
Livermore Shakespeare Festival, $3,150
Livermore Valley Opera, $3,150
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, $15,750
Pacific Chamber Orchestra, $3,150
Valley Concert Chorale, $3,150
Valley Dance Theatre, $3,150