The Association of Performing Arts Presenters has awarded nearly $600,000 to six colleges and university performing-arts presenting organizations, under the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Arts Partners Program.

Grant recipients are Buffalo (N.Y.) State College, $190,000; Humboldt (Calif.) State University, Center Arts, $66,000; Lafayette College, Williams Center for the Arts, Easton, Pa., $85,000; Miami-Dade (Fla.) Community College, $30,000; University of California at Davis, $50,000; and William Paterson College, Wayne, N.J., $160,000.