Annually, The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes distributes more than $140,000 in funds from New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes to local and statewide artists and organizations in New York for community-focused arts and cultural activities, professional development opportunities, and project completion support. The ARTS Council administers grants to primarily Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, and Tioga counties. Visit the NYSCA Decentralization site list to see which arts organization administers grants in your county.
Current Seminars and Webinars for Grant Opportunities:
All grant seminars and webinars for the 2017 Community Arts, Artist Crossroads, and Public School Teaching Artist grants will begun soon. If you are intersted in applying to one of these grant programs, please see the schedule.
Current Local Grant Opportunities for Artists and Organizations:
NYSCA Decentralization Funded Grants (for Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tioga counties in NY State)
Community Foundation Funded Grants (for Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben counties)
Current New York Statewide Grant Opportunities for Artists and Organizations:
The ARTS Council has administered two statewide regrant programs for NYSCA, Presentation Funds and Finishing Funds:
Updated information for the 2017 application cycle will be posted in late Fall 2016.
Grant Review Panels:
We are currently looking for review panelists from Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tigoa counties to serve on grants panels for the 2017 Commnunity Arts, Artist Crossroads, and Public School Teaching Artist Grant programs.