Donor Name: ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (The ARTS Council)
State: New York
Counties: Cattaraugus County (NY), Chemung County (NY), Schuyler County (NY), Steuben County (NY), Tioga County (NY)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/10/2021
Size of the Grant: $1,000 to $2,500
The goal of this grant is to support the creative work of individual artists in all disciplines while encouraging interaction between artists and community members. Created work must me made accessible to the general public through exhibitions, site-specific works, installations, performances, or other activities.
These grants are made possible with public, State Community Regrant (SCR) funds from the New York State Council on the ARTS (NYSCA), a state agency, and administered locally by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (The ARTS Council).
Grants are from $1,000 to $2,500.
Funding can pay your artist stipend, consumable materials and supplies, mileage, site preparation, and any other expenses directly related to the planning, creation, and completion of the artwork, and its to the public.
Grants are awarded based upon the following criteria:
- Artistic and/or Cultural Merit
- Strength of Artistic Work Sample
- Community Accessibility to Created Work
- Managerial & Fiscal Competence
Priority is given to the following:
Individual artists residing in Cattaraugus, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, or Tioga County are eligible to apply to this grant program. Artists under 18 years of age and/or enrolled in a higher education degree program are not eligible to apply. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
- Created artwork may be visual, literary, media, musical, multi-dimensional, or performance in nature. All created artwork must be made accessible to a segment of the community through a public program, whether in person or virtually. Examples include exhibitions, websites, site-specific works, installations, performances, or any other activities or platforms that can be accessible to the general public. Audience sizes can be limited in scope to meet New York State COVID-19 guidelines.
- NYSCA applicants may offer their venue gratis, handle ticketing, and provide other support for the project, however projects cannot financially benefit direct NYSCA applicants. The project also cannot be advertised as part of the NYSCA applicant’s official season/programming and must clearly use the provided credit language indicating that it is a DEC funded project.
For mor information, visit 2022 Individual Artist Grant.