Arts Initiative Targeted Grants

• Yonkers Cultural Arts Initiative Grant
• Mount Vernon Arts Initiative Grant
• Arts for people with Special Needs


YONKERS CULTURAL ARTS INITIATIVE GRANTS

The Yonkers Cultural Arts Initiative is designed to help Yonkers’ artists and cultural organizations enhance the services they provide to Yonkers residents. These funds, which ArtsWestchester will distribute through a competitive process, are over and above the funding your organization received from us in Basic Program Support, Project Support or Arts Alive categories.

Applications for the 2017-18 Yonkers Initiative Individual Artist grant cycle are now closed.  Please check back for updates on future funding cycles.

Funding is available in two areas:

1 – To create a new work of art.

2 – To create and lead a community engagement project.

This opportunity is open to all Yonkers-based artists.  For more information contact Lauren Brady, lbrady@artswestchester.org or call: 914.428.4220, ext. 316

 

Report Deadlines and Forms for 2016-17

Interim Report
Due:
February 10, 2017
Please contact Lauren Brady.

Final Report
Due: 
September 1, 2017
Click HERE to access report form.

Note: Failure to submit reports could jeopardize future funding.

Yonkers Cultural Arts Initiative awards are made possible with support from The County Executive and Westchester County Board of Legislators.

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MOUNT VERNON ARTS INITIATIVE GRANT

ArtsWestchester supports arts and cultural organizations and individual artists in Mount Vernon. The goals of this initiative are: to increase the breadth and number of arts activities in Mount Vernon, to help locally-based arts groups build their capacity, to provide opportunities for Mount Vernon artists, and to encourage arts activities that contribute to community building and economic development.

Applications for the 2017-18 Mount Vernon Initiative Individual Artist grant cycle are now closed.   Please check back for updates on future funding cycles.

Funding is available in two areas:

1 – To create a new work of art.

2 – To create and lead a community engagement project.

This opportunity is open to all Westchester-based artists.  For additional information contact Lauren Brady, lbrady@artswestchester.org or call: 914.428.4220, ext. 316

 

Report Deadlines and Forms for 2016-17

Interim Report
Due: 
February 10, 2017
Please contact Lauren Brady.

Final Report
Due: 
September 1, 2017
Click HERE to access final report form.

Note: Failure to submit reports could jeopardize future funding.

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Mount Vernon Arts Initiative awards are made possible with support from The County Executive and Westchester County Board of Legislators.

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ARTS FOR PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

ArtsWestchester is pleased to continue its initiative to increase accessibility of the arts to people with special needs. This opportunity, Arts for People with Special Needs, is open to organizations that offer programs for individuals with special needs and human services agencies who apply to partner with artists on ArtsWestchester’s Directory of Teaching Artists for an artist residency.

For Cultural Organizations:
This funding opportunity supports cultural organizations serving people with disabilities such as cognitive, developmental, neurological, physical or psychological impairment. In addition to supporting cultural organizations, human service agencies may apply for artists residencies if they serve clients with mental health issues due to conditions such as, incarceration, abuse, homelessness, as well low income families or individuals.

For information about future opportunities contact Sue Abbott, sabbott@artswestchester.org

For Community Residencies:
The Arts for People with Special Needs funding opportunity is designed to enable human service agencies to engage their clients in arts-making activities. This funding opportunity is designed to assist human service agencies in bringing artists on-site to conduct residencies. To be eligible for support, you must partner with an artist on ArtsWestchester’s Artist Directory.

For information about future opportunities contact Jessy Mendez, jmendez@artswestchester.org

The Arts for People with Special Needs awards are made possible with support from The County Executive and Westchester County Board of Legislators.

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Applications are currently closed.

Report Deadlines and Forms for 2016-17

Interim Report
Due: 
February 10, 2017
Please contact Lauren Brady.

Final Report
Due: 
September 1, 2017
Click HERE to access report form.

Note: Failure to submit reports could jeopardize future funding.

 

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