Foundation / Corporation
Huntington Arts Council (HAC)
09/20/19 4:00 PM
Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 and grants of $2,500 to New York nonprofit organizations, agencies, individual artists, and artists collectives for arts programs and projects in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Applicants are required to attend a mandatory grant workshop. Emphasis is placed on the artistic merit and quality of proposed projects and the depth and authenticity of audience experience, participation, and engagement.
General program goals are to reach new and diverse audiences and to create accessible projects at affordable pricing to serve the general public.
1) Creative Individual ($2,500) - Only individual artists may apply. Creative Individual Grant supports local, artist-initiated activity, and highlights the role of artists as important members of the community. The grant is targeted to support artists who have projects that embrace outstanding artistic merit, which involves the community during their creative process. This grant is intended to engage artists creating new, original work (composers, musicians, writers, visual artists, etc.). Artists at various career stages are welcome to apply. They are not intended for interpretive work or artists presenting existing work. The grant is open to all disciplines:
- Visual Arts: Painter, Sculptor, Installation Artist, Photographer, Printmaker
- Literary Arts: Poet, Novelist, Playwright
- Music: Composer, Musician
- Performance Arts: Choreographer
- Media: Filmmaker, Video Artist
2) Creative Communities ($500 - $5,000) - Creative Communities Grant provides grants to non-profit organizations, or an individual artist partnering with a nonprofit organization, for arts and cultural projects and activities that enable Nassau and Suffolk communities to experience and engage with the performing, literary, media, and visual arts.
3) Creative Learning ($500 - $5,000) - Creative Learning is designed to support arts education projects in K-12 public schools, after-school settings, and partnerships with community-based organizations (ex: senior centers, etc.). This funding is designed to support effective and innovative approaches to artist-led instruction both in and outside the school setting. These grants are meant to build the capacity of local artists and nonprofit arts organizations while providing public school-aged students, adults, and seniors in high-quality artistic learning experiences. The project can take place at a Suffolk or Nassau County public school during the school day, at an after-school program, or at a community center. Program priorities:
- School districts or community centers in low-income areas
- Collaborative and intergenerational projects
- Projects involving students or adults with special needs
- Underserved/Underrepresented populations
This is a project support grant program; all expenses should be related to supporting a specific project.
- Artist fees for performing, teaching, or providing services
- Marketing/publicity costs
- Direct administrative expenses related to the proposed projects
- Supplies and materials needed for the execution of the project
- Project-related travel expenses
- Project-related rental of space and equipment
- Project-related technical fee
Specific program requirements can be found in the respective Guidelines, see Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 175451
- Creative Communities: $500 - $5,000
- Creative Learning: $500 - $5,000
- Creative Individual: $2,500
The project period is 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.
Apply Online: https://huntingtonartscouncil.submittable.com/submit
Emily Dowd, Grants for the Arts Coordinator
Huntington Arts Council
213 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743
USA: New York: Nassau and Suffolk counties