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2009 Events

Grant Applications Available
for the Community Arts Grants 2010 Funding Year

Non-profit Organizations and Individual Artists are Eligible

Syracuse, NY - July 3, 2009

The Cultural Resources Council of Syracuse and Onondaga County is accepting grant applications for the Community Arts Grants Program for the 2010 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 must 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.

The First Round of informational sessions will be held at the following locations;

  • July 14 Frog pond Folk Arts Center 5969 Rte 231, Little York 6:30-8:30PM
  • July 15 Cultural Resources Council 411 Montgomery St,. Civic Center 6:30-8:30PM
  • July 16 Baldwinsville Public Library 33 East Genesee St., Baldwinsville 6:30-8:30PM
  • July 18 Salmon River Fine Arts Center 19 Lake St., Pulaski 10:00 AM-Noon
  • July 21 Oswego Public Library 120 E. 2nd St., Oswego 6:30-8:30PM
Additional Workshops TBA
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 Mark Wright Application Deadlines: NYSCA Decentralization Grant Program: Community Arts Grant (Non-Profit)- October 9, 2009 NYSCA Individual Artist Program- October 15, 2009 New Reduced HeaderAbout Cultural Resources Council The Cultural Resources Council, a Regional Arts Council, serving Onondaga, Cortland, and Oswego Counties has been working for over fifty years to provide services to individuals, organizations and the general public that ensure the vitality and diversity of culture in Central New York. Toward this end, the Council aims to provide leadership through advocacy, collaborative ventures, communication, development and distribution of grants, education and training, management of cultural resources, presentation of cultural forms otherwise unavailable, research, referral and consultation, and technical assistance. The Council is supported in part by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. Please visit www.cnyculture.com for more information on the Council.

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: programdirector@mycnyarts.org