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 2019
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: The application deadline for the T3PS program was on March 1, 2018. Please check back soon for updates on receipients.
Submittable Application (REQUIRED)
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.
The application deadline for the T&ED program has passed. Please check back soon for updates and information pertaining to this program and its receipients.
Letter of Interest Instructions
Submittable Letter of Interest Application (REQUIRED)
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.
The application deadline for this grant has passed. Please check back soon for information updates and recipients for this year.
Offline Application Companion Form (Word Document)
Program Schedule Form (REQUIRED)
Budget, Personnel Roster, Performance Measures Form (REQUIRED)
Resource Documents for County Funding