Community Arts Grants

The Community Arts Grants Program funds artists and organizations who are seeking to creatively engage their communities through projects in the arts in Columbia, Greene, and Schoharie Counties. Grants of up to $5,000 are awarded annually in three project areas: Community Projects, Artist Commissions, and Arts Education projects.

Deadline: October 28, 2020 for projects happening in 2021.

How to Apply

Grant Seminars (Attendance Required)

Manage Your Grant

Be a Review Panelist


Other Resources

What is DEC?

For individual assistance contact Maeve McCool at maeve @

“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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