Give Local York Arts Match Stretch Pool Recipients Announced 

June 1, 2021 Rita Whitney Grant Recipients, Grants, News, Press Releases


Goodridge Freedom Center Museum Manager, Kelley Summerford in the Daguerreotype studio, York PA

York, PA – The Cultural Alliance of York County is excited to announce the recipients of the 2021 Give Local York Arts Match Stretch Pool!  To promote giving to arts & culture organizations during the exceedingly successful Give Local York one-day online giving campaign on May 7th, 2021, the Cultural Alliance provided a match of up to $2,500 to participating arts and culture focused non-profits.  A total of 32 arts and culture non-profits received matching funds from the total stretch pool of $25,000.

The recipients of the Arts Match Stretch Pool are:

  • 1st Capital Fife & Drum Muster / The Panther Foundation
  • Appell Center for the Performing Arts
  • Creative York
  • Goodridge Freedom Center
  • Dillsburg Arts and Revitalization Council
  • DreamWrights Center for Community Arts
  • Eichelberger Performing Arts Center
  • Greater York Center for Dance Education
  • Hanover Area Arts Guild
  • Hanover Symphony Orchestra
  • Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery Heritage Foundation
  • Kable House Presents
  • Lancers Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps
  • Lyric Band of Hanover Inc
  • Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Preservation Society
  • Northern Central Railway
  • Penn-Mar Irish Festival
  • Southern York County School District Band Boosters
  • Susquehanna Folk Music Society
  • Susquehanna National Heritage Area
  • The Belmont Theatre
  • The Grotto Community Center
  • The Parliament
  • Theatre Arts For Everyone (TAFE)
  • York Art Association
  • York County History Center
  • York County Honors Choirs
  • York Jewish Community Center Cultural Programming
  • York St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • York Story Slam
  • York Symphony Orchestra
  • York Youth Symphony Orchestra

Founded as a United Arts Fund in 1999, the Cultural Alliance’s annual campaign currently supports arts organizations and artists that are essential to arts and culture in our community and over the last 21 years has invested over $11.2 million in cash and $2.5 million in in-kind support for the arts.   Through critical operational grants, the Cultural Alliance is the lifeline for arts and culture in York County. 

For more information, call the Cultural Alliance at 717-812-9255, visit our website at www.culturalyork.org, visit the Cultural Alliance of York on Facebook, and follow @CulturalYork on Instagram.

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