Up to $20,000 available for orchestral performances in Watertown area

WATERTOWN, NY — The Northern New York Community Foundation invites nonprofit organizations or government entities to apply for up to $20,000 in 2019 grant funding to produce live orchestral music performances in the Watertown area.

The concerts must take place after Sept. 1, 2019, but before July 31, 2020. The fund is made possible through the Community Foundation’s Orchestral Music Fund for Watertown area performances.

Eligible organizations for this funding opportunity must have at least 20 performers and are required to have an instrumental component. Past recipients include the Orchestra of Northern New York, Trinity Concert Series, and the Northern Choral Society, among others, for their respective concert seasons or local performances in Watertown.

The deadline to submit proposals for consideration is Friday, April 19, 2019. Awards will be announced following the Community Foundation’s quarterly board meeting in June. Contact Max DelSignore, CommunityFoundation assistant director, 315-782-7110, or max@nnycf.org to obtain grant guidelines or to learn more about the Orchestral Fund.