Onondaga County Grant Programs

Onondaga County recognizes the important role the arts play as an economic driver and keeping our community an attractive place to live.

Grant Programs for 2020

APPLICATIONS: cnyarts.submittable.com

Economic Development, Project Support, and General Operating Support 

CNY Arts administers Economic Development and Project Support grants for eligible agencies in Onondaga County. CNY Arts also has an invitation only General Support program. Please read the guidelines and information below to see if you are eligibile for any of the County grant programs.

 


Tier Three Project Support

The T3PS program supports projects executed by agencies labeled as Tier Three in Onondaga County for arts and cultural projects serving the public. 

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, by 11:59 p.m.
 

Resources

2020 Guidelines 
Submittable Application
 (REQUIRED)

Application Documents

Project Budget Template (REQUIRED)
Award Project Template (for funding agreement)

Reports

Final Report for Grants from 2018 and earlier


Tourism & Economic Development

The T&ED program provides partial funding for arts projects which provide a tangible and measurable benefit to the economic development of Onondaga County-- specifically projects that focus on growing audiences and engaging out-of-county and overnight visitors.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by 11:59 PM

Resources

2020 Guidelines 
Submittable Application
 (REQUIRED)

Application Documents

Project Budget Template (REQUIRED)
Program Schedule Form
Budget, Personnel Roster, Performance Measures Form

Reports

Tourism & Economic Development Final Report (includes Tier Three)
Final Report Budget Template PRIOR TO 2018

Applications submitted for the 2019 cycle and later will find their final reports on Submittable.


General Operating Support

The County has historically funded several mid-sized arts organizations and larger cultural institutions. General Operating Support Grants are available by invitation only

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by 11:59 PM

Resources

2020 Guidelines 
Submittable Application
 (REQUIRED)
Instructions for 'GOS 2019 Budget, Personnel, Performance Measures'
2019 Contract Requirements Summary

Application Documents

Offline Application Companion Form (Word Document)
Program Schedule Form (REQUIRED)
Budget, Personnel Roster, Performance Measures Form (REQUIRED)

Reports

General Operating Support Quarterly Reports*: 
Online Version: Quarterly | Annual
Word Doc Versions: Quarterly Report Form | Annual Report Form
*Quarterly reports are due 30 days after the end of each quarter.

Zip Code Analysis Instructions - Due August 1, 2019


Resource Documents for County Funding

Onondaga County Arts Agency Funding Tiers

Frequently Asked Questions

Eligible and Ineligible Expenses

Past Awardees


Resources for Grantees