Community Arts Grants Workshops Slotted

Published on August 19, 2014

 INFORMATIONAL WORKSHOPS on our next round of Community Arts Project Support Grants will be offered at GCCA in Catskill on THURS, SEPT 11 from 6 – 7:00. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: OCTOBER 18, 2014.   Get your applications started now!  Libraries, small arts groups; motivated individuals with creative ideas & community partners are eligible.  Contact Colette Lemmon at  (Greene & Columbia County applicants) or 518-943-3400.   Schoharie County Project Support applicants should contact Renee Nied at 518-788-7265 or

All categories of funding are competitive and proposals are reviewed by individuals knowledgable about the needs and challenges specific to your county.  Guidance and extensive support in preparing your application is available to all applicants. For more information on these and other grant opportunities, visit our website under Funds; Grants, Community Arts Grants.  The Decentralization Program (DEC) is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered in Columbia, Greene; Schoharie Counties by Greene County Councils on the Arts. Consequently, Decentralization funding does not support organizations already receiving funding directly from NYSCA. For NYSCA supported organizations in GreeneCounty, GCCA offers the County Initiative Program (CIP). For CIP info, please contact Kay Stamer or email: Photo:  Columbia Youth Bureau sponsored Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company performances at public playgrounds throughout Columbia County – one of our many quality Community Arts Grants programs.ellen sinopoli dance