Grant Applications Available
for the Community Arts Grants 2011 Funding Year

Non-profit Organizations and Individual Artists are Eligible

Syracuse, NY - June 25, 2010


Tuesday, July 6th
Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool, NY
6 – 8 p.m. 
Thursday, July 8
Oswego Public Library, 120 E. 2nd St Oswego, NY
6 – 8 p.m
Saturday, July 10
Salmon River Fine Arts Center, 19 Lake St., Pulaski, NY
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Monday, July 12
Cultural Resources Council, 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY 
6 – 8 p.m. 
Tuesday, July 13
Phillips Free Library, 37 S. Main St, Homer, NY
6 – 8 p.m. 
Saturday, July 17
Betts Library, 4862 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Monday, July 26
Frog Pond Folk Art Farm, located at 5969 Route 281, Little York, NY
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 27
Peck Memorial Library E. Main St Marathon, NY
6 – 8 p.m.  

August 2 @ Baldwinsville Library, 33 E Genesee St., Baldwinsville, 6-8 PM
August 4 @ Cortland Cultural Council, 9 North Main St., Cortland, 6-8 PM
August 9 @ Jordan Library, 15 Mechanic St., Jordan, 6-8 PM
August 10 @ Tully Free Library, 12 State St., Tully, 6-8 PM
August 16 @ Cultural Resources Council, 411 Montgomery St., Syr, 6-8 PM

The Cultural Resources Council of Syracuse and Onondaga County is now accepting grant applications for the Community Arts Grants Program for the 2011 funding year. Funds are currently available through the New York State Council on the Arts' Decentralization Grant Program.

The Council's Community Arts Grants Program funds individual artists and non-profit organizations throughout Cortland, Onondaga and Oswego Counties. Through these programs the Council ensures the cultural vitality and vibrancy of neighborhoods, towns, villages and cities while supporting the work of local artists and organizations. The Council also provides technical assistance with other grant and fellowship opportunities.

Funds are available for all non-profit organizations, including service organizations and units of government, and individual artists in Onondaga, Oswego and Cortland Counties that wish to increase cultural awareness by presenting artistic and cultural events to benefit the public. All disciplines including, but not limited to, theater, dance, music, film, video, literature, visual arts, folk arts, historical and culturally specific events will be considered.

All applicants, past and new, must attend an information session before applying or schedule an appointment with the Director of Programs and Services. Applications will not be accepted if this requirement is not met. The information sessions are free and open to the public.

To set up an appointment with the CRC Director of Programs and Services please contact Mark J. Wright at 315-435-2158 or via email

Application Deadlines:

$500 - $5,000 Decentralization Grant Program for Projects in Onondaga, Cortland & Oswego Counties due Oct. 15, 2010

$1,000 NYSCA Individual Artist Program Grant for Onondaga, Cortland & Oswego Counties due Nov. 1, 2010

Please visit the Grants page on the CRC website or click here to download these grant applications. Mark J. Wright Director of Programs and Services, Cultural Resources Council
John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 411 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315.435.2155 Fax: 315.435.2160 E-Mail: