The 2024 QuickARTS Grant application cycle is now open.

QuickARTS grants support short-term community focused arts and cultural projects that help make arts and culture accessible to Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben county residents. The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes administers QuickARTS grants with funding from the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes.

Grant Guidelines

Read more detailed information on eligibility and qualification in the QuickARTS grant guidelines.

Read the Grant Guidelines here

Application Submission

Applications are submitted online and accepted on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted.

Start Your Online Application Here

How to Use the Online Application

In this video you’ll learn how to use and complete an online application through the submittable online application system. Please note, this is for a different grant program and slight variations exist in applications for different grant programs, but this video is still a good introduction in how to complete the online application.


Application Assistance

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their applications before submission. Please contact Chris Walters, The ARTS Council’s Grants Manager & Gallery Curator, at chris@eARTS.org or 607-962-1332 x205.

Grant Recipient Marketing and Promotion

The ARTS Council is eager to help grantees share and promote all grant funded projects and events.  Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Remember to credit funding with language found in your funding agreement.
  • Share your event on social media sites.
  • Submit your event to local calendars such as The ARTS Council’s, WSKG, or local Chambers of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureaus.
  • At least 2 weeks prior to an event or activity, submit your information to The ARTS Council’s calendar.  Please remember to include all relevant information – name, event title, location, date, time, fees, brief description, and which grant program provided funding.

Grant Reporting

  • Final reports can be submitted online.
  • Refer to your funding agreement for all other reporting requirements.