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 available. The deadline has been extended, applications are due Wednesday, May 3, 11:59pm.  To apply, please log on to the GoGrants application portal here.

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

ArtsWestchester will be conducting and information session about this opportunity on Monday, April 17 at 5:30pm at Blue Door Art Center in Yonkers. Please RSVP to lbrady@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 316.

 

Report Deadlines 

Interim Reports are now due for the 2016-17 grant cycle.

Reports are available by clicking here.

Interim Report due February 10, 2017

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 available.  The deadline has been extended, applications are due Wednesday, May 3, 11:59pm.  To apply, please log on to the GoGrants application portal here.

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

ArtsWestchester will be conducting and information session about this opportunity on Thursday, April 20 at 4:30pm at The Mount Vernon Public Library. Please RSVP to lbrady@artswestchester.org or 914-428-4220 ext. 316.

 

Report Deadlines 

Interim Reports are now due for the 2016-17 grant cycle.

Reports are available by clicking here.

Interim Report due February 10, 2017

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

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.

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 orgnaizations 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.

Arts for People with Special Needs:

Note: You need to login or create an account to view the application and submit
For more information contact Jessy Mendez, jmendez@artswestchester.org

2015 Guidelines and Applications

For Cultural Organizations click here.
For Artist Residencies guidelines click here.

Application

Note: You need to login or create an account to view the application and submit.

For Organization and Residency Applications click here.

 

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