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Funding Opportunity for Individual Artists

ArtsWestchester is pleased to announce that the Mount Vernon Arts Initiative and Yonkers Arts Initiative grant opportunities for Individual Artists are now available.

Click here to apply!

Submission deadline for both grant opportunities: Monday, April 30th 11:59pm.

Mount Vernon Initiative Grant – open to Individual Artists, must be based in Westchester.

  • Artists may apply for funding either for the creation of a new work of art in Mount Vernon, or a community-engagement project taking place in Mount Vernon (ie. Workshops, mural)

Yonkers Arts Initiative Grant – open to Individual Artists, must be based in Yonkers.

  • Artists may apply for support for the creation of a new work of art in Yonkers, or for a community-engagement project taking place in Yonkers (ie. Workshops, mural)

Guidelines for both funding opportunities are available on our website. Please review the guidelines carefully and use them as a reference tool when completing the application.

Please note the following:

  • Programs staff cannot see your application while it is draft status. If you would like early feedback on the application, you may email portions to the Programs staff (via Word/Excel) or you may submit the application early and we can subsequently turn it back to you for edits as needed.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://artswestchester.submittable.com/submit. If you have not used Submittable before, you will need to create an account to login to access the application.

Any questions and for additional information, please email [email protected] or call 914-428-4220 ext. 316.


The Hopper Prize | A Grant Opportunity

The Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and exhibition platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered through an open call juried by leading curators.

About Our Organization    
The Hopper Prize was established for the sole purpose of advancing the field of visual art by providing direct financial assistance to artists working in all media.

Program Highlights
5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards
30 artists will be selected to have their work digitally exhibited and archived at hopperprize.org

About the Curators
Recipients of The Hopper Prize will be selected by:

Misa Jeffereis
Assistant Curator
Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

Magdalyn Asimakis
Independent Curator & Writer
New York & Toronto

We view the field of visual arts in its broadest and most inclusive sense and therefore make our awards available to artists engaged in artistic practices spanning all media and methods of production.

Apply Now


Deadline 5/15/2018
Contact Name Pat
Contact Email [email protected]
Website http://hopperprize.org

A.R.T. New York Creative Fund Info Session

Please join us for a free workshop on funding opportunities offered through A.R.T New York.

Thursday, December 7th at 5:30pm at ArtsWestchester

The NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund is a new statewide theatre regrant program that provides grants to support either organizational growth or the development of new work for professional theaters in New York State.

(Applicants may apply to one category per fiscal year)


    Supports the development or presentation of high quality professional theatre, with a focus on work that expands the form and addresses new or underserved audiences using unique, clearly-defined strategies.
    Supports a strategic growth initiative that will help to stabilize the administration of an organization, allow the organization to address a challenge or to grow and professionalize.



Please RSVP: [email protected] | 914-428-4220 ext. 316

Application Deadline: Monday, January 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM
For more information please visit: http://www.art-newyork.org/creative-opportunity-fund