NEW Application deadline: Monday, October 10, 2022 by 11:59 pm

Questions deadline: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 by 4:30 pm

How to apply: All applications must be submitted online through Submittable

Prioritized applicants: Individual artists, teaching artists, folk artists, sole proprietors

Award amount for Individuals: Up to $20,000.00 between two submissions

Project period: May 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023


The Arts & Culture Recovery Fund program is designed to bolster the arts and culture sector in the City of Syracuse through support to individual artists, nonprofit arts organizations, and private corporations with arts services or programming with permanent residence in the City of Syracuse and who have been negatively and disproportionately economically impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Arts & Culture Grants program will distribute $1.105 million in arts, culture, history, and heritage grants to help provide recovery support to artists, organizations, and businesses to develop high-quality programming within the City of Syracuse.


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CNY Arts appoints panelists to review and evaluate grant applications for the Statewide Community Regrants program.

All panelists must work in or be residents of Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, or Oswego counties.

To nominate yourself or another person for panel service, please complete the following form. 


Please note panelists most rotate off after three (3) consecutive grant cycles.

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