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Arts, Culture, Humanities Grants Made in 2016

Academy Center of the Arts Lynchburg, VA

$50,000Payment Date: 4/29/2016

Toward the Capital Campaign to complete the restoration of Academy Theatre and the Ella Woodruff Dillard Grand Lobby

Adirondack Experience Blue Mountain Lake, NY

$25,000Payment Date: 8/31/2016

American Ballet Theatre New York, NY

$20,000Payment Date: 6/30/2016

Carolina Ballet, Inc. Raleigh, NC

$20,000Payment Date: 12/21/2016

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. Durham, NC

$30,000Payment Date: 6/30/2016

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum New York, NY

$25,000Payment Date: 7/29/2016

Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Easton, PA

$40,000Payment Date: 12/21/2016

For: Support of activities related to the operation of the National Canal Museum

Durham Symphony Incorporated Durham, NC

$15,000Payment Date: 3/31/2016

For: Young Artists Competition and concert-$6,000; free classical concert with KidZnotes at Emily Krzyzewski Center-$2,500; Hillsborough Pops Concert-$6,500

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

$150,000Payment Date: 4/4/2016

First Night Morris, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$10,000Payment Date: 6/30/2016

Gettysburg Foundation Gettysburg, PA

$15,000Payment Date: 2/29/2016

Toward completion of the Spangler Trail design project

Historic Hillsborough Commission Hillsborough, NC

$7,500Payment Date: 5/31/2016

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

$30,000Payment Date: 3/31/2016

Leadership Wilkes-Barre Wilkes-Barre, PA

$20,000Payment Date: 2/29/2016

Toward the installation of a new entrance sign to Kirby Park

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Morristown, NJ

$27,500Payment Date: 7/29/2016

Mayo Performing Arts Center Morristown, NJ

$100,000Payment Date: 9/12/2016

Morris Arts Morristown, NJ

$45,000Payment Date: 12/21/2016

Morris County Tourism Bureau, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$7,500Payment Date: 4/29/2016

For: The Revolutionary Times Weekend of 2016

Museum of Arts and Design New York, NY

$30,000Payment Date: 7/29/2016

National Constitution Center Philadelphia, PA

$67,500Payment Date: 11/30/2016

Toward support of the Freedom Rising program

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Corporation Newark, NJ

$20,000Payment Date: 1/29/2016

New York City Ballet, Inc. New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 3/31/2016

Newark Celebration 350 Newark, NJ

$7,500Payment Date: 2/29/2016

Toward Newark’s 350th Birthday Celebration

Newark Public Radio, Inc./WBGO Newark, NJ

$7,500Payment Date: 11/30/2016

Paper Mill Playhouse Millburn, NJ

$70,000Payment Date: 11/30/2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, Inc. New York, NY

$40,000Payment Date: 5/31/2016

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

$90,000Payment Date: 12/8/2016

The American Museum of Natural History New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 4/29/2016

The Discovery Orchestra, Inc. Summit, NJ

$10,000Payment Date: 8/31/2016

In honor of Sandra Brown Sherman; Toward the TASC initiative-$5,000

The Frick Collection New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 3/31/2016

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

$25,000Payment Date: 2/29/2016

The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY

$10,000Payment Date: 1/29/2016

The Morgan Library & Museum New York, NY

$10,000Payment Date: 1/29/2016

The Morris Museum, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$45,000Payment Date: 12/21/2016

The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 10/31/2016

The Newark Museum of Art Newark, NJ

$60,000Payment Date: 11/30/2016

The Sarah P. Duke Gardens Durham, NC

$333,000Payment Date: 9/9/2016

Toward the expansion of the Doris Duke Center at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, specifically Kirby-Horton Hall additions and renovations-$334,000 in 2015, $333,000 in 2016 and 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Florham Park, NJ

$115,000Payment Date: 9/12/2016

The Violet Festival Dolgeville, NY

$3,500Payment Date: 3/31/2016

For: The Violet Festival in Dolgeville, NY

Washington Association of New Jersey Morristown, NJ

$25,000Payment Date: 11/30/2016

Weatherspoon Art Museum Greensboro, NC

$7,500Payment Date: 10/31/2016

To support the Dillard Collection of Art on Paper exhibition

Program Area Total: $1,674,000