*The 2020 grant cycle is now closed.
2020 Community Arts Grant
Community Arts grants support arts and cultural activities of artists and organizations in service to residents in Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tioga counties. These activities increase the value of the arts as an integral part of the community and make the arts accessible to all.
Examples of previously funded projects includes mural creation, summer concert series, poetry readings, folk art programing, and glassmaking workshops.
Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 are available to artists and nonprofit organizations. More detailed information on eligibility and qualification is found in the grant guidelines.
The application deadline is 11:59pm on Friday, November 1, 2019. Applications are submitted online.
Application Submission, Guidelines, & Budget Form
Application Support Materials
Applying to grants can often be overwhelming, but we’ve put together the following to help make the process as simple as possible:
Application Creation Video
We’ve put together the following application creation video to help make the process as simple as possible (Best listening is through headphones or speakers on high. Please note, this video is several years old and slight changes to the current application may exist):
Budget Creation Video
We’ve put together the following budget creation video to help make the process as simple as possible (Best listening is through headphones or speakers on high Please note, this video is several years old and slight changes to the current budget may exist):
Webinars & Application Review Sessions
Applicants will learn general information about the grant programs, eligibility, how to use the online application system, tips on creating a competitive application, and more.
New applicants are required to attend an online webinar or in-person application review session. Returning applications are strongly encouraged to attend as grant programs change from year to year. Advanced registration is required for webinars. RSVPs to chris@eARTS.org are required for in-person application review sessions. In the event less than 3 RSVPs are received, the application review session will be canceled.
Assistance, Marketing, & Final Reporting
Grant Review Panels
We are currently looking for review panelists from Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tioga counties to serve on grants panels for the 2020 Community Arts, Individual Artist, and Teaching Artist Grant programs.
More coming soon.