CNY (Central New York) Arts and New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
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Grants ranging from $500 to $5000 and grants of $2,500 to New York nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and artists in eligible counties for arts projects and programming. Prospective applicants must attend an information session or an individual grant consultation. Applicants located in the following counties are eligible to apply for funding: Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, or Oswego.
DEC grants are designed to support the capacity of individual artists, collectives, and small nonprofit organizations to develop high-quality local arts projects and programming and to contribute to Central New York and Mohawk Valley communities by providing opportunities for the public to experience and engage with the arts. Emphasis is placed on the demonstrated quality and artistic merit of proposed projects, thoughtful project planning, and the depth and authenticity of audience participation with clear plans to reach the public.
There are three programs available:
Community Arts Program
Individual Artist Commissions
Arts Education Program
GrantWatch ID#: 138102
Up to four Individual Arts Commissions may be awarded per county.
An applicant may request up to $5000 through no more than three separate proposals in any Decentralization grant cycle.
Community Arts Grants range from $500 to $5000.
Individual Artist Commissions are awarded for $2,500.
Arts Education Grants range from $500 to $5000.
January 1 – December 31, 2020
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions about the Decentralization Grant Program,contact:
For technical questions about the application system, contact:
(855) 467-8264, ext. 2
To schedule a one-on-one grant consultation in place of a seminar or webinar, contact:
Christopher Malone, Grants Associate
or book at: https://cmalone.youcanbook.me/
Elizabeth Lane, Director of Grants
USA: New York: Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties
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