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

Review 2017 Guidelines
Informational Seminar Schedule
Templates & Resources

  • General Operating Support (by invitation only) - 2017 deadline passed
  • Economic Development Grants - TBD - March 10, 2017 (only for those that are invited to apply)
  • Tier Three Project Support GrantsFebruary 15, 2017
    Questions Deadline: February 9 by 5:00 PM

Senator John A. DeFrancisco Young Artist Program 

CNY Arts is now accepting applications until March 15, 2017 at 4:00 PMApplications are available online ONLY.



Grant Resources