Arts Alive Grants Available for Local Artists and Arts Groups

ArtsWestchester is accepting applications from non-profit arts organizations and individual artists in Westchester for 2018 Arts Alive Grants. These grants are designed to help make arts and cultural activities easily accessible to a wide community audience, especially in areas where access is limited. Funds are available in three categories: Project Grants provide financial support for projects that demonstrate a strong community benefit. Artist Grants provide direct support for the creation of new work related to the community. Education Grants support in-school and after-school learning projects. The application deadline is October 4. Several pre-application workshops will take place leading up to the deadline. For guidelines and workshop details, visit:


A version of this article first appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of ArtsNews, ArtsWestchester’s monthly publication. ArtsNews is distributed throughout Westchester County. A digital copy is also available at

About Mary Alice Franklin

Mary Alice Franklin is ArtsWestchester’s Communications Manager and Editor of ArtsNews. She has a Bachelors in English and Masters in Publishing, and has been published in Paste Magazine, HuffPost, Art Zealous, Art Times, and more.

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