UCF Grants Awarded

BCAC Announces $227,969 in Grants for 2019

The Broome County Arts Council (BCAC) is awarding $227,969 in United Cultural Funds (UCF) grants this year to 23 local arts organizations, community non-profits, and individual artists. For 2019, UCF grants will help support the operations of 6 major arts organizations, as well as 17 community non-profit and individual artist projects. Funded projects range from small stage theater productions to large community events, poetry writing to art restoration, musicals to community art and original theater productions and film.  

Major donors, advocates, benefactors, and patrons whose charitable gifts help make UCF grants possible, include the Stewart W. & Willma C. Hoyt Foundation, Broome County Government, the Dr. G. Clifford & Florence B. Decker Foundation, the Miller S. & Adelaide S. Gaffney Foundation, the IBM Corporation, BGM Foundation, Lyubov and Dorollo Nixon, Jr., the Security Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York, Tyrone Muse, NBT Bank, Alice & Yaron Kweller, Dos Rios Hospitality Group, Columbian Financial Group. For a complete list of 2019 UCF donors.

The 2019 Campaign raised a total of $269,443, a portion of which is reserved for Broome County Arts Council’s general operating support. The remainder, a total of $227,969, is dispersed among GOS and Project grant recipients. Last year, UCF grantees collectively returned more than $3 million dollars to Broome County’s economy. Since 1987, the Broome County Arts Council’s United Cultural Fund has distributed $10.5 million to the Arts in Broome County, serving over 100,000 residents!

BCAC’s 2019 United Cultural Fund Grant Awards

General Operating Support

Binghamton Philharmonic logo
Endicott Performing Arts Center logo
The Goodwill Theatre Inc logo
Roberson logo
Tri Cities Opera logo

Project Grants

Binghamton Community Orchestra
Concert Featuring Tony Kadlek

Binghamton Downtown Singers
A Concert of Hope and Peace

Binghamton Theater Organ Society
From London to Eastman: ALEX JONES, Winner of ATOS Young Theatre Organist 2017

Binghamton University Foundation
Binghamton Center for Writers; The Binghamton Poetry Project

Binghamton Youth Symphony
2019 Season Annual Spring Concert

Bundy Museum of History and Art
Live from First Friday! Local Musical Shows

Cooperative Extensions Association in the State of New York – Broome County
Much Ado in the Garden

Kopernik Society of Broome County
4th EXPOSURE: a screening of art films with astronomical images

Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
A Moses Hogan Celebration

Phelps Mansion Museum
Chamber Music at the Phelps

Safe Streets
Walnut Street Park Mosaic Restoration

Scott Danzig
Original Film Production “Perfection”

SPARE Productions
Haslop & Holmes: Art of the Steal

SRO Productions III

Summer Savoyards
The Summer Savoyards Present: ‘Yeomen of the Guard’

Vestal Museum
Important Regional Women and Their Contribution to History

YWCA of Binghamton and Broome County
YWCA Garden

Broome County is one of only 5 communities in the State of New York, and 44 nationwide, with an active combined campaign for the arts. Now in its 31st year, the UCF is a unique community resource whose recipients last year returned more than $3 million to Broome County’s economy, generated significant income for other businesses, and supported about 1,200 full, part-time and contract jobs. For more information, call the Broome County Arts Council 607-723-4620 or e-mail information@broomearts.org. You can contribute to the current campaign by clicking the Donate Button below.