PURPOSE: To provide partial funding for arts projects which provide a tangible and measurable benefit to the economic development of Onondaga County specifically projects that focus on growing audiences and engage out-of-county and overnight visitors


  • Letter of Interest: December 14, 2017 by 11:59 PM
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2018 by 11:59 PM

AWARD AMOUNT: $10,000 - $50,000 

PROJECT PERIOD: January 1 – December 31, 2018

Program Guidelines
Letter of Interest Instructions

CREATE AN ACCOUNT: Below, create an account for Submittable. Your application will always be connected to your account. The main point of contact should manage and maintain access to your Submittable account. We will contact you via your Submittable account throughout the application review process. This is how you will receive emails with important follow up information as well as the official grant notification.

SAVING YOUR WORK: We recommend saving your responses in a document offline and copying and pasting them into the Online Application Form from there. 

Once you have set up your account, you can begin filling out the Online Application Form. The form periodically saves to your account. However, we highly encourage you to use the "Save Draft" button at the bottom of the form before exiting. Each time you save, the latest draft will be kept for 21 days. If you're inactive for 21 days, the draft will be lost. Please note: if you have this form open in multiple windows, Submittable will auto save the version that is last open. 

TECHNICAL SUPPORT: Contact Submittable.

GENERAL INQUIRIES: Contact CNY Arts at (315) 435-2158 or grants@cnyarts.org to speak with Liz Lane, Program Director.

All Final Reports linked to application in GO Grants Online (cnyarts.culturegrants.org) are to be submitted here. 
The following programs can submit Final Reports:
  • Individual Artist Commissions 2017
  • Community Arts Grants 2017
  • Arts Education Grants 2017
  • Tier Three Project Support Grants 2017
  • SLP Technical Assistance Grants 2016 or 2017
If you are not submitting for one of these programs, please contact Grants Director, Liz Lane at elane@cnyarts.org or (315) 435-2158. If you have any other questions, please contact grants@cnyarts.org.