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Please scroll down to see all opportunities. Arts Mid-Hudson administers New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) funding in Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties,with annual competitive grants awarded to artists, schools, community groups, and arts organizations. Funding also is available through Dutchess County Partners in the Arts, and Ulster County Cultural Services and Promotion Fund.

Current Opportunities:  Decentralization Grant Program – Deadline, November 15, 2018

Decentralization Grant Program

 

DECENTRALIZATION GRANT PROGRAM

Arts and Cultural Projects in Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster Counties

DEADLINE: November 15, 2018

Project Grants – support arts and cultural activities that may include, but are not limited to: exhibitions, workshops, performances, festivals, concerts, plays, temporary installations, screenings or readings.

The Individual Artist Commission – supports the creation of new work by an individual artist. Can engage a particular community in the artist’s creative process and/or presentation. (NEW 2019)

Arts Learning Grant  supports sequential, skill-based workshop series focused on the arts and artistic process. Projects can take place in-school during the school day and/or in after-school and community-based settings for youth and/or senior learners.

These awards are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

Click here for complete guidelines. Attend an information session (required to apply) to find out more.

Intent to Apply: Deadline November 1, 2018 – Click here for Intent to Apply Form

Information Sessions: Click here to RSVP

Tuesday
Sept 11
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Marlboro Library
Wednesday
Sept 12
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Goshen Library
Saturday Sept 15 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Arts Mid-Hudson, Poughkeepsie
Friday
Sept 21
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Starr Library, Rhinebeck
Monday
Sept 24
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Thornwillow Institute, Newburgh
Tuesday
Sept 25
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Pine Hill Community Center
Monday
Oct 1
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Locust Grove, Poughkeepsie
Tuesday
Oct 2
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Monroe Library
Tuesday
Oct 9
6:00 – 8:00 PM
LGBTQ Center, Kingston
Thursday
Oct 11
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Pawling Public Radio
Friday
Oct 19
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Orange County Arts Council
Tuesday
Oct 23
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Howland Public Library, Beacon
Friday
Oct 26
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Highland Library

 

Questions? call 454-3222 or email: [email protected]

Previously Funded Programs:

DEC 2018 Grantee List

DEC 2017 Grantee List

DEC 2016 Grantee List

DEC 2015 Grantee List

Dutchess County Funds

Dutchess Partners in the Arts

The deadline for the 2018 Dutchess Partners in the Arts fund has passed. Funding notification will be sent to all applicants by email in June 2018.

Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

What is Dutchess Partners in the Arts (DPA)?   For over 50 years, Arts Mid-Hudson (AMH) has taken a lead role in equitably distributing Dutchess County arts and cultural funds to Dutchess County arts organizations, so that both residents and visitors to our region can enjoy a rich offering of arts.  Through a partnership and Dutchess Tourism, AMH is pleased to partner with arts organizations to implement arts offerings.  We seek partners that have a history of achievement in the arts, good management, and stable finances; and self-sustaining programs with the potential to make a measurable impact.

 

 

Questions? call 454-3222 or email: [email protected]

 

Previously Funded Programs:

DPA 2017 Awardee List

DPA 2016 Awardee List

DPA 2015 Awardee List

Ulster County Funds

Ulster County Cultural Services and Promotion Fund

The deadline for the 2018 Ulster County Services and Promotion fund has passed. Funding notification will be sent to all applicants by email in June 2018.

Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

The Ulster County Cultural Services & Promotion Fund (UCCSPF) is a funding resource dedicated to maintaining the artistic and cultural assets of Ulster County through capacity building, programmatic support, and strategic collaborations for the arts community. UCCSPF offers this support to nonprofit arts organizations with the purpose of promoting Ulster County through arts and cultural activities that add to the economy and quality of life for our residents. Financial resources for this program have been made available by the Ulster County Legislature. Established nonprofit arts organizations or artistic programs that have been in existence for more than three years, have a record of success, and are recognized in the community shall be eligible and encouraged to apply for funding.

Questions? call 454-3222 or email: [email protected]

 

Previously Funded Programs:

UCCSPF 2017 Awardee List

UCCSPF 2016 Awardee List

UCCSPF 2015 Awardee List

Fiscal Sponsorship

Arts Mid-Hudson has offered a Fiscal Sponsorship program for individual artists and non-incorporated organizations or groups.  This program is currently under evaluation and we are no longer accepting new applicants until the evaluation process has completed. Current artists and groups under our Fiscal Sponsorship program continue to be served – donors can make contributions under the Ways to Support tab.

Manage Your Grant or Award

Follow the links below for reporting & info

NYSCA’s Decentralization Program:

2018 Decentralization Program Grantees:

All Interim and Final Reports must be submitted online through the online platform Submittable.  You can check your Interim and Final Report deadlines on the Reporting Help Sheet which was in the envelope you recieved your check and contract in. If you need to confirm your reporting deadlines, please contact the AMH Grants Team well before all deadlines.

Interim Reports for 2018 Decentralization Grant Program

Interim Report Deadline: Tuesday, July 31, 2018*

Interim Report form (Link to Submittable) https://artsmidhudson.submittable.com/submit/116020/2018-decentralization-grant-interim-report-form

If you selected a final report deadline that falls before this date, you do not need to submit an Interim Report. Please double check your Reporting Help Sheet or check with the AMH Grants Team if you are unsure if you are required to submit an Interim Report.

Final Reports for 2018 Decentralization Grant Program

Final Report Deadlines*:

Friday, June 29, 2018 OR

Friday, August 31, 2018 OR

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 OR

Tuesday, January 15, 2018

Final Report Form (link to Submittable) https://artsmidhudson.submittable.com/submit/115216/2018-decentralization-grant-final-report-form

*When each grantee filled out the Grantee Information Form one of the above deadlines was selected which best corresponds to the end date of the project. If you are unsure of the date selected, please check your Reporting Help Sheet which was in the envelope with the check and contract, or contact the AMH Grants Team well before all deadlines.

 

Decentralization Grant Final Report Attachments:

Final Budget (Download)

Attendance by Zip Code (Download)

Sample Photo Release Form (Download)

If you have any questions about completing either of these reports, please contact the AMH Grants Team well before your deadline. [email protected]artsmidhudson.org or (845) 454-3222 

Funding Credit and Logo:

Funding-Credit-Language-and-Logo 2018(Downloadable information) Please use the following text for your grant: This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson. Logos to download below (.jpgs)

 

 

 DEC Grant Budget Instructions (Download)

 Arts Learning Grant Budget (Download)

Individual Artist Commission Budget (Download)

Project Grant Budget (Download)

Dutchess County Partners in the Arts

 

Contracts for the Dutchess Partners in the Arts for 2018 have been sent by email. Please follow the instructions to return all required materials by June 30, 2018. This includes completing the Awardee Information Form on Submittable.

Awardee Information Form

Program Information Sheet

Project Budget Form

DPA Funding Credits & Logos

 

 

Ulster County Cultural Services and Promotion Fund

Contracts for the Ulster County Cultural Services and Promotion Fund for 2018 have been sent by email. Please follow the instructions in the Contract Cover Letter and return all required materials by June 30, 2018.  This includes completing the Awardee Information Form on Submittable.

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UCCSPF Final Report (Link to Submittable)

AMH Final Budget (Download)

UCCSPF Attendance by Zip Code (Only for programmatic support)

2017 UCCSPF Funding Credit Language and Logo (Download)

Program Auditors