NEWARK, 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 Newark and also in Fremont.
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:
Stage 1 Theatre, $3,150
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
StarStruck Theatre, $6,300
Tri‐City Band Corps, $3,150
Union City —