New York Foundation for the Arts Awards $3.5 Million to New York City Theater Companies

The has announced grants totaling more than $3.5 million to nonprofit theater companies in New York City.

Awarded through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New York Theater Program, which was launched in 2008 with funding from the , the general operating grants range between $10,000 and $200,000 over two years and will benefit small to midsize nonprofit theater companies in the city that have demonstrated artistic excellence, uniqueness of vision, and influence within the theater community. Grant recipients include the in Queens, in the Bronx, and in Brooklyn.

"We are so proud to have been entrusted to administer this program for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation since 2008," said NYFA executive director Michael L. Royce. "These grants have a significant impact on the recipients' abilities to create their work and more imaginatively support their communities of both artists and audiences."

For a complete list of the 2013 New York Theater Program , visit the NYFA Web site.

"." New York Foundation for the Arts Press Release 07/22/2013.