San Leandro Arts Program Receives Grant

Bea Karnes

SAN LEANDRO, 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 San Leandro.

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 is the San Leandro grant recipient and nearby communities:

  • San Leandro Curtain Call Performing Arts Inc, $3,150

Castro Valley —

  • Castro Valley Arts Foundation, $6,075

  • Jenny Lin Foundation, $6,075

  • Plethos Productions, $6,075

Hayward —

  • 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

This article originally appeared on the San Leandro Patch