CNY Arts, Inc.



Current Grants

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 2, 2024 by 12:00 PM (noon)
How to apply
: All applications must be submitted online through 
Who May Apply: 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organizations that host arts & cultural festivals with high artistic excellence & artistic merit in Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, & Oswego Counties
Award Amount$1,000.00 to $5,000.00
Project PeriodJanuary 1, 2024 to December 31, 2024
Because the eligible project period begins January 1 of this year, awarded agencies will be allowed to back-bill from that date forward.


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Eligible Applicants: Municipalities within Onondaga County

Priority Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2023* 

Project Award: Request should be proportional to project scale 

How to Apply: *Proposals are accepted on a rolling deadline based on available funds with a priority deadline of Friday, December 1, 2023. Funding requests must be submitted via the Google form application.

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Past Grants

Grants for Organizations











Who May Apply: Nonprofit arts and culture organizations located in Onondaga County

Update: Applications are now open! 

Deadline: November 20, 2023, at 12:00 PM (noon)

General Operating Support Grants (County of Onondaga)

Operating support grants for arts and cultural institutions in Onondaga County. This program is by invitation only. Location: Onondaga county only.

Update: Applications are closed


Grants for Artists