- Associated Press - Thursday, May 7, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City has received $6.6 million from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The funding covers 208 grants for arts projects from organizations across the city.

Combined with funding announced in December, the city has received 424 NEA grants totaling $13.3 million in fiscal year 2015.

Recipients range from museums and theaters to dance companies and music programs.

They include better known entities like the Bronx Council on the Arts, Wave Hill, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Big Apple Circus.

Other groups include the American Opera Projects, Asian American Arts Alliance, Haiti Cultural Exchange, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, the Academy of American Poets and the American Tap Dance Foundation.

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