Restart NY Regrants

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts is pleased to announce the 2022 Restart NY Regrants for artists, organizations, towns, and more in Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tioga counties!


This grant program supports live, in-person, community facing projects involving the public.

Performances are prioritized, however, applicants are encouraged to apply for other in-person activities open to public audiences such as workshops, exhibitions, gallery tours, events, etc.

Projects must occur between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022, however, projects occurring before the application deadline are still eligible for funding. 60% of the grant funds are restricted to artist fees. Grants ranged from $500 to $5,000.

Application Guidelines

Please review the detailed eligibility requirements, criteria, and other important information. All applicants are strongly encouraged to read the grant guidelines before starting an application.

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Application Submission

The application deadline is Friday, October 1, 2021. All applications are submitted online. The application portal closes at 11:59pm on the the application deadline.

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All successfully submitted applications require the submission of a separately completed budget form.

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Application Assistance

Please contact Chris Walters, The ARTS Council’s Grants Manager & Gallery Curator, at to discuss these your project or for other assistance on this grant program.

This project is made possible with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes.