CNY Arts, Inc.



CNY ARTS! Over 60 Years of Promoting, Celebrating and Supporting Arts & Culture throughout Central New York

Please consider supporting one of CNY Arts' funds below to provide access to arts programs for all, promote and support artists and cultural providers, and celebrate the unique creativity and innovation of our region.

As you make your donation, you will have the opportunity to further designate your gift, if you choose, to a specific locality in our region, arts discipline, or other category. (Please note, we cannot direct gifts to a specific artist or organization.)

Please call us at (315) 435-2155 or email if you have any questions or need more information.

Donation Options:

Arts Impact Fund DONATE NOW

Help artists and small arts organizations who have been impacted by COVID-19 restart and rebuild. These funds will provide support for these individuals or organizations who are struggling because of event cancellations and loss of income during the pandemic. Grants from the fund help artists and arts organizations in Central NY and the Mohawk Valley.

Dasher's Magical Gift  | DONATE NOW

Help local children experience the arts in an educational and entertaining setting that promotes learning and creativity. 

On My Own Time | DONATE NOW 

Give amateur visual artists the opportunity to share their work created on their own time. This program celebrates creativity and inspiration by bringing employees' art into workplaces and sharing it with the community.

Community Arts Grants Fund | DONATE NOW

Support local artist and cultural organizations as they interact with the community through projects, exhibits, and events.

Arts Promotional Support | DONATE NOW

Help organizations and artists promote and share arts and cultural events happening in the surrounding areas through our Arts & Entertainment Calendar and other marketing efforts. 

Arts Education  | DONATE NOW

Support arts education opportunities for students, teaching artists, and educators in our communities, schools and universities. 

Please direct my gift where it's needed most. | DONATE NOW

Help support CNY Arts as we provide funding and opportunities for arts organizations and artists in 6 Central New York counties. This funding helps with general operations and allows us to be our best so organizations can continue to thrive in our communities. 

To review CNY Arts' most recent IRS filings, click below:

2020 (For year ending 6/30/21)

2019 (For year ending 6/30/20)

2018 (For year ending 6/30/19)

2017 (For year ending 6/30/18)