Jul. 23—More than two dozen local artists and organizations will share $153,500 in funding through grants approved this week by the Lackawanna County commissioners.
With COVID-19 canceling or postponing many events over the past year, the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture COVID-19 Creative Community grants will help fill the gap as the county emerges from the pandemic, said Maureen McGuigan, director of arts and culture.
“It’s basically to do something nice for the community and to help our organizations and artists,” she said. “A lot of the groups and artists we fund are struggling.”
The commissioners unanimously approved the 27