NEW Application deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by 11:59 pm

Questions deadline: Friday, August 22, 2022 by 4:30 pm

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: 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.


Download the Program Guidelines

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. 

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