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 2018-19 Yonkers Initiative for Individual Artist grant cycle is now available.

Click here to access the application.

Please review the application guidelines before applying. Click here to view the guidelines.

Application Deadline: Monday, April 30, 2018 at 11:59pm

Funding is available in two areas:

1 – To create a new work of art.

2 – To create and lead a community engagement project.

For more information contact Lauren Brady, [email protected] or call: 914.428.4220, ext. 316

 

Report Deadlines and Forms for 2017-18

Reports are available online here.

Interim Report Due: March 16, 2018

Final Report Due: Friday, August 10, 2018

For questions or more information please contact Lauren Brady

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 2018-18 Mount Vernon Initiative for Individual Artists grant cycle is now available.

Click here to access the application.

Please review the application guidelines before applying. Click here to view the guidelines. 

Application Deadline: Monday, April 30, 2018 at 11:59pm

Funding is available in two areas:

1 – To create a new work of art.

2 – To create and lead a community engagement project.

For additional information contact Lauren Brady, [email protected] or call: 914.428.4220, ext. 316

 

Report Deadlines and Forms for 2017-18

Reports are available online here.

Interim Report Due: March 16, 2018

Final Report Due: Friday, August 10, 2018

For questions or more information please contact Lauren Brady.

 

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.

Report Deadlines and Forms for 2017-18

Reports will be available online here.

Interim Report Due:  MondayApril 16, 2018

Final Report Due: Friday, September 14, 2018

For information about future opportunities please email  [email protected]tswestchester.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, [email protected]

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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Note: Failure to submit reports could jeopardize future funding.

 

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