2020 Decentralization Grant Guidelines for Greene, Columbia & Schoharie Counties

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Monday, October 7, 2019, 5:00pm

Funding Programs:

  • Arts Education
  • Individual Artist Commission
  • Community Arts Project Grant

 Click on the highlighted & underlined “category headings” to access more information and forms.

What is DEC?

Grants are available in three categories…

Upcoming Grants

Upcoming deadlines, guidelines, applications.



Where current grantees can find required forms, credit language, and more.

2019 Grant Final Report Forms are located in this section-click on “Reporting”.



Dates and locations of grant seminars (attendance is required!)



Where potential panelists can find the panel handbook and panelist forms.



Step by step guides on how to do everything – no, seriously.


GCCA Calendar

The official calendar for events funded by DEC & CIP, grant seminars, TA sessions, and other local events. Submit your DEC events here!


Other Resources

Other resources for grantees, panelists, and the community.


Draft Submission deadline is September 13, 2019.

For individual assistance with a Greene or Columbia County project, contact Marline A. Martin at gcca@greenearts.org ; for Schoharie County, contact Grant Coordinator Dennis Shaw @ schohariegrants@gmail.com.

“The program is a wonderful service to our community. We appreciate this support so much. It literally makes the Art Center possible.” –Nancy Barton, Director, Prattsville Art Center and Residency. 2016


The Community Art Grants program is administered in Greene, Columbia, and Schoharie Counties by Greene County Council on the Arts with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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