Application deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 by 11:59 pm

Questions deadline: Friday, May 27, 2022

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

Who may apply: Individual artists, Nonprofit Arts Organizations, & Private Corporations

Award amount for Individuals: Up to $20,000.00

Award amount for nonprofits & corporations: Up to $100,000.00

Project period: April 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

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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The CNY Arts mSCR program is designed to support the capacity of individual artists, groups, collectives, and nonprofit organizations to develop high-quality arts projects and programming. By providing project-specific funds, mSCR aims to contribute to the cultural development of Central New York and the Mohawk Valley and provide the region opportunities to experience and engage with the arts.

There are two grant opportunities during this mini-round: the mini-Community Arts Grant (mCAG) & the mini-Arts Education Grant (mAEG)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 11:59 pm

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Nonprofit organizations and Individual Artists who have NOT received a 2022 SCR award

mCAG AWARD AMOUNT: $500.00 to $1,000.00

mAEG AWARD AMOUNT: $500.00 to $2,500.00

PROJECT PERIOD: January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

The CNY Arts mSCR program only funds projects taking place in Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, and Oswego counties.

Please note that the mSCR is not available to Onondaga County!

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Application deadline: Friday, June 18, 2022 by 11:59 pm

Who may apply: 2022 NYSCA State & Local Partnership Organizations

Award amount: $1,000 to $5,000

Project Period: January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023

The Technical Assistance program (TA) provides funds to create or augment new and existing professional services. These services should target specific organizational challenges and opportunities and have the potential to significantly advance the mission of SLP constituent organization.

Funding is made possible through the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts

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CNY Arts appoints panelists to perform evaluation and rating of funding applications made to the council. All panelists must work in or be residents of Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, or Oswego counties. To nominate a person or yourself for panel service, please complete the following form. 

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


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 11:59 PM (Round I)

WHO MAY APPLY: Students in grades 7-12, residing permanently in the 50th NYS Senate District and 53rd NYS Senate District

AWARD AMOUNT: $100 - $3,000

PROGRAM PERIOD: Saturday, January 1, 2022 – Saturday, December 31, 2022

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