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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:  Dutchess Partners in the Arts & Ulster County Cultural Services & Promotion Fund

Decentralization Grant Program

 

DECENTRALIZATION GRANT PROGRAM

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

The deadline has passed for 2019. If you are a grant recipient, more information can be found under “Manage Your Grant or Award” found below.

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.

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

Previously Funded Programs:

DEC 2019 Grantee List

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: Thursday, April 18, 2019 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.

Click here for complete program guidelines. (PDF)

Link to Application (Submittable)

Project Budget (excel)

Printable Application (word doc)

Intent to Apply Form 

Information Session:

Tuesday, March 12 @ 5:00 p.m. – Arts Mid-Hudson, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie

Thursday, March 28 @ 10:00 a.m. – Starr Library, 68 Market St., Rhinebeck

Click here to RSVP to an information session.

Information sessions will include information on the program goals and priorities, eligibility criteria, and tips on submitting a successful proposal. These sessions are free and last an average of 90 minutes, and include time for Q&A. Individualized technical assistance is available by appointment.

All applicants are required to attend one of the information sessions offered. If you cannot attend, please contact Lilia Pérez, Grants & Programs Manager at [email protected]g or call (845) 454-3222.

 

 
 

 

 

Previously Funded Programs:

DPA 2018 Awardee List

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: Thursday, April 18, 2019 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. Financial resources for this program have been made available by the Ulster County Legislature and have been distributed by Arts Mid-Hudson since its inception in 2008.

Click here for complete program guidelines. (PDF)

Link to Application (Submittable)

Project Budget (excel)

Capacity Building Budget (excel)

Printable Application  (word doc)

Intent to Apply Form

Information Sessions:

Thursday, March 7 @ 4:00 p.m. – Center for Photography at Woodstock, 59 Tinker St., Woodstock  

Tuesday, March 26 @ 10:00 a.m. -Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, New Paltz

 

Click here to RSVP to an information session.

 

Information sessions will include information on the program goals, priorities, eligibility criteria, and tips on submitting a successful proposal. These sessions are free and last an average of 90 minutes, and include time for Q&A. Individualized technical assistance is available by appointment.

 

All applicants are required to attend one of the information sessions offered. If you cannot attend, please contact Lilia Pérez, Grants & Programs Manager at [email protected] or call (845) 454-3222.

 

 

Previously Funded Programs:

UCCSPF 2018 Awardee List

UCCSPF 2017 Awardee List

UCCSPF 2016 Awardee List

UCCSPF 2015 Awardee List

Manage Your Grant or Award

Follow the links below for reporting & info

NYSCA’s Decentralization Program:

2019 Decentralization Program Grantees:
 

All recipients of a 2019 Decentralization Grant are required to submit the Grantee Information Form by April 12, 2019. All attachments including the contract must be uploaded to this online form. No materials will be accepted by email.

Grantee Information Form (Link to Submittable)

Funding Credit and Logo:

Funding Credit Instructions (Word download)

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 M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

Logos to download below (.jpgs)

Arts Learning Grant Budget (Download)

Individual Artist Commission Budget (Download)

Project Grant Budget (Download)

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Dutchess County Partners in the Arts

 

No reporting is due for Dutchess Partners in the Arts at this time.

 

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Dutchess Performing Arts

No reporting is due for Dutchess Performing Arts at this time.

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Ulster County Cultural Services and Promotion Fund

Please refer to your contract for reporting deadlines or contact the Grants & Program Manager
 
UCCSPF Final Report (Link to Submittable)

AMH Final Budget (Download)

UCCSPF Attendance by Zip Code (Only for programmatic support)

UCCSPF Funding Credit Language and Logo (Download)

Program Auditors

 

 

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.