Grant programs are offered contingent upon the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester’s receipt of funding. The Arts & Cultural Council reserves the right to cancel the grant programs at any time.
Anticipated application deadline postmarked by Friday, November 7, 2014.
Application materials will be available in late summer.
Information Sessions will be announced for late summer / early fall.
For questions or more information, please contact:
(585) 473-4000, ext. 208
Capacity Building Grants
Grants Opportunities for Nonprofit Cultural Organizations
Capacity Building Grants are administered by the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester with support from Rochester Area Community Foundation. This program will support 2015 projects that improve an organization’s management, develop audiences, strengthen fundraising and/or achieve operating efficiencies through shared resources. Applicants must be cultural organizations with budgets that do not exceed $800,000, located in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, or Yates County.
Grant Opportunities for Nonprofit Organizations and Artists
Decentralization (DEC) Community Arts Grants are administered by the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester with support from the New York State Council on the Arts, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the New York State Legislature.
Many grants require that you provide the name and/or district number of your state senator and assembly member. Click here for help on finding that information.
Attention Arts Council Grantees: Please click here to download the approved language for acknowledging funding. Contact the Arts Council at (585) 473-4000 for print/web logos.
For both Capacity Building and DEC Grants, please click here to download the Arts & Cultural Council logo in multiple formats for grant acknowledgement purposes.
For Capacity Building Grants only, please click here to download Rochester Area Community Foundation's logo.
Final Report Form for 2013 Grantees.
Final Report Form for 2014 Grantees to be posted.