The Niagara Council of the Arts has awarded $21,750 in state grants to 13 non-profit local organizations for programs this year, said Marion Calandrelli, decentralization coordinator for the council.
Award totals, recipients and projects are:
$3,570, Music School of Niagara, Niagara Falls, toward Summer Music Day Camp Program.
$3,500, First Baptist Church, Niagara Falls, toward concerts as part of "A Gift of Music III."
$3,500, Lockport Concert Association, Lockport, toward the 1991 concert series.
$3,000, Historical Society of North German Settlements in Western New York, Niagara Falls, for publication of the book, "Uprooted From Prussia -- Transplanted in America."
$3,000, Niagara Civic Ballet, Niagara Falls, towards presentation of "The Nutcracker Suite."
$1,500, Niagara Council of Churches, Niagara Falls, to commission a musician to write a modern "Seven Last Words."
$1,500, North Presbyterian Concert Committee, North Tonawanda, toward orchestral concert and brass quintet programs.
$1,080, Wheatfield Community Band, Sanborn, for new concert band music by Western New York composers.
$900, First Presbyterian Church, Lewiston, towards concerts as part of "Music for a Sunday Afternoon."
$500, Cayuga Island Homeowners Association, Niagara Falls, towards "Cayuga Island Music Fest '91."
$500, First Presbyterian Church, Lockport, for presentation of Handel's "Messiah."
$476, Niagara Arts Guild, Lockport, for visits by nine guest artists and painting a laboratory.
$424, Niagara Society of Artists, Niagara Falls, toward presentation of artists' lectures, demonstrations and exhibits.