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 2018
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.
Guidelines and applications will be available soon.
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.
Letter of Interest Deadline: December 14, 2017 by 11:59 PM
2018 Application Deadline (by invitation only): February 15, 2017 by 11:59 PM
Tourism & Economic Development Final Report (includes Tier Three)
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.
2018 Application Deadline: October 12, 2017 at 11:59 PM
Financial Review Deadline: December 1, 2017 by 6:00 PM
Offline Application Companion Form (Word Document)
Program Schedule Form (REQUIRED)
Budget, Personnel Roster, Performance Measures Form (REQUIRED)
Resource Documents for County Funding