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Arts, Culture, Humanities Grants Made in 2014

Adirondack Experience Blue Mountain Lake, NY

$27,500Payment Date: 8/29/2014

American Ballet Theatre New York, NY

$27,500Payment Date: 5/30/2014

Bruce Museum, Inc. Greenwich, CT

$20,000Payment Date: 11/26/2014

Carolina Ballet, Inc. Raleigh, NC

$25,000Payment Date: 11/26/2014

For: Continued program and audience development in the City of Durham locale

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. Durham, NC

$30,000Payment Date: 6/30/2014

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum New York, NY

$30,000Payment Date: 7/31/2014

Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Easton, PA

$45,000Payment Date: 4/30/2014

Durham Symphony Incorporated Durham, NC

$18,500Payment Date: 2/28/2014

For: Martin Luther King Day concert-$1,000; Young Artists Competition and concert-$5,000; free classical concert with KidZnotes at Emily Krzyzewski Center-$2,500; Hillsborough Pops Concert-$10,000

F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts Wilkes-Barre, PA

$165,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

First Night Morris, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$10,000Payment Date: 8/29/2014

Florida Keys Council of the Arts Key West, FL

$10,000Payment Date: 7/31/2014

For: Support of organizations in Key West only

Historic Hillsborough Commission Hillsborough, NC

$10,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

Toward the Community Heritage Education Initiative at the Burwell School Historic Site

International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc. Ft. Lauderdale, FL

$60,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

Leadership Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre, PA

$10,000Payment Date: 5/30/2014

Toward the Bright Lights, Fit City Kirby Park Project

Lincoln Center Theater New York, NY

$50,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

For: One-time support toward the match requirement of a City Capital Budget grant for 2014-$15,000

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Morristown, NJ

$30,000Payment Date: 12/22/2014

Mayo Performing Arts Center Morristown, NJ

$110,000Payment Date: 9/15/2014

Toward 20th Anniversary Season Activities-$10,000

Morris Arts Morristown, NJ

$50,000Payment Date: 12/22/2014

Morris County Tourism Bureau, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$50,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

For: One-time support toward the Morris County Wayfinding program

Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union Mt. Vernon, VA

$84,000Payment Date: 4/29/2014

Toward the development of animated productions about the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, as well as the winter encampment of 1777 at Morristown

Museum of Arts and Design New York, NY

$30,000Payment Date: 2/28/2014

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts Madison, NJ

$7,500Payment Date: 12/22/2014

National Constitution Center Philadelphia, PA

$90,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

Toward support of the Freedom Rising program-$75,000; for one-time support to fund HD video recording, livestreaming, and editing primarily within the F.M. Kirby Auditorium-$15,000

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Allenhurst, NJ

$20,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

New York Botanical Garden Bronx, NY

$7,500Payment Date: 4/30/2014

New York City Ballet, Inc. New York, NY

$20,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

Newark Public Radio, Inc./WBGO Newark, NJ

$15,000Payment Date: 5/30/2014

North Carolina Museum of Life and Science Durham, NC

$200,000Payment Date: 9/15/2014

Toward the Hideaway Woods and Earth Moves projects within the Climbing Higher capital campaign

Paper Mill Playhouse Millburn, NJ

$95,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

Toward the Acoustics Project-$15,000

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME

$10,000Payment Date: 2/28/2014

Roundabout Theatre Company, Inc. New York, NY

$45,000Payment Date: 4/30/2014

Shelburne Museum, Inc. Shelburne, VT

$15,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center, Inc. South Orange, NJ

$20,000Payment Date: 7/31/2014

For: One-time capital support

State Theatre Center for the Arts, Inc. Easton, PA

$100,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

The American Museum of Natural History New York, NY

$20,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

The Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 5/30/2014

The Franklin Institute Philadelphia, PA

$25,000Payment Date: 6/30/2014

The Frick Collection New York, NY

$40,000Payment Date: 2/28/2014

For: One-time support toward the challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fully fund the endowment for the position of Chief Conservator-$20,000 (this grant comprised our total support through 2015)

The Growing Stage, The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey Netcong, NJ

$22,500Payment Date: 2/28/2014

Toward technology upgrade-$2,500

The Masterwork Chorus, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$12,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

The Morgan Library & Museum New York, NY

$10,000Payment Date: 2/28/2014

The Morris Museum, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$125,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

Toward the financial stabilization campaign-$75,000

The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY

$20,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

The Newark Museum of Art Newark, NJ

$75,000Payment Date: 12/22/2014

The Sarah P. Duke Gardens Durham, NC

$35,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Florham Park, NJ

$125,000Payment Date: 9/15/2014

The Violet Festival Dolgeville, NY

$3,500Payment Date: 2/28/2014

For: The Violet Festival in Dolgeville, NY

Washington Association of New Jersey Morristown, NJ

$30,000Payment Date: 12/22/2014

Waterfront Playhouse/Matching Contributions Key West, FL

$2,000Payment Date: 5/30/2014

Two-for-one match of Katharine C. Prentice’s contribution dated 4/24/14

Weatherspoon Art Museum Greensboro, NC

$10,000Payment Date: 11/26/2014

To support the Dillard Collection of Art on Paper exhibition

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Winterthur, DE

$25,000Payment Date: 2/28/2014

Writers Theatre of NJ Madison, NJ

$25,000Payment Date: 2/28/2014
Program Area Total: $2,172,500