Grants

Grants for Artists, Arts Organization, Students, and Schools

CNY Arts provides financial support for arts activities throughout Central New York through several competitive grant programs. 

Decentralization Grants 

Made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts

  • Community Arts Grants — Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Individual Artist Commission — Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Arts Education Grants — Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  • General Operating Support 2020 —  Deadline: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • Economic Development Grants 2020 —  Deadline: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 
  • Tier Three Project Support Grants 2020 —  Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Senator John A. DeFrancisco Young Artist Program 

Deadline: June 20, 2019

Application process is now closed.

View GuidelinesStart Application 


Grant Resources

     


    HOW TO APPLY

    SUBMITTABLE (cnyarts.submittable.com)

    CNY Arts Submittable Page


    We are looking for Panelists!

    CNY Arts is looking for individuals with backgrounds in the arts and knowledge of their community to serve on our funding grant panels. CNY Arts accepts panelists nominations at all times. If interested, or you would like to recommend an individual, please fill out the PANELIST NOMINATION FORM. Thanks so much for your support. If you have any questions, please email Grants & Public Programs Associate Christopher Malone

    Panelist Event Audit Form: PDF | Microsoft Word (writeable)