10 Fremont Arts Programs Receive Grants

Bea Karnes

FREMONT, CA — Alameda County has distributed $900,000 to 157 Alameda County nonprofit arts and cultural organizations through its Arts Relief Grant Program, including here in Fremont and also in Newark.

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 Tri-City grant recipients:

Fremont —

  • Chabad of Fremont Jewish Center Arts and Cultural Traditions, $3,150

  • Fremont Art Association, $3,150

  • Fremont Symphony, $3,150

  • Friends of Children with Special Needs, $15,750

  • Mission Peak Chamber Singers,$3,150

  • Music at the Mission, $3,150

  • Music For Minors II, $3,150

  • Narika, $3,150

  • StarStruck Theatre, $6,300

  • Tri‐City Band Corps, $3,150

Newark —

  • Stage 1 Theatre, $3,150

Union City —

  • No awards

This article originally appeared on the Fremont Patch