Guidelines for each of the three grant categories can be found at www.auburnpublictheater.org under the "Learn about grants and scholarships" tab at the very bottom.

PLEASE NOTE THE GRANT SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018


Request: $500-$5,000
Applicant eligibility*: Cayuga, Seneca, Wayne, Yates, or Ontario-based nonprofit organizations or artists working in partnership with nonprofit organizations are invited to apply.
Project eligibility*: Must take place entirely in 2019. High-quality local performing, visual, literary, interdisciplinary and/or multi-disciplinary arts projects that engage a diverse array of the constituent communities. All proposals must show other sources of income for the project, cash and in-kind, that account for at least 25% of the overall budget.

Application deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018.
*Applicants are encouraged to review all application materials from auburnpublictheater.org prior to beginning an application. All applications must be submitted online.
Funding priorities

Competitive projects will demonstrate the ability to identify the community it strives to engage and articulate the proposed methods of engagement in a thoughtful association between the philosophy of the project and said community. Projects should include a clear, realistic timeline that demonstrates the ability to complete the project to scope within the calendar year 2019; engagement of experienced and appropriate personnel, including appropriateness of nonprofit partner; and plans to promote the project.  FLCAG strongly supports the payment of artist fees that are field and project appropriate.  

Funding is made possible through the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).

Visit auburnpublictheater.org for complete guidelines and downloadable budget and fiscal sponsor forms.

Contact Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants at janie@auburnpublictheater.org or 315-253-6669 with questions about crafting your application.

Request: $500-$5,000
Applicant eligibility*: Cayuga, Seneca, Wayne, Yates, or Ontario-based nonprofit organizations or artists working in partnership with nonprofit organizations are invited to apply.
Project eligibility*: Must take place entirely in 2019. High-quality local performing, visual, literary, interdisciplinary and/or multi-disciplinary arts projects that engage a diverse array of the constituent communities. All proposals must show other sources of income for the project, cash and in-kind, that account for at least 25% of the overall budget.

Application deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018
*Applicants are encouraged to review all application materials from auburnpublictheater.org prior to beginning an application. All applications must be submitted online.
Funding priorities

Competitive projects will demonstrate the ability to identify the community it strives to engage and articulate the proposed methods of engagement in a thoughtful association between the philosophy of the project and said community. Projects should include a clear, realistic timeline that demonstrates the ability to complete the project to scope within the calendar year 2019; engagement of experienced and appropriate personnel, including appropriateness of nonprofit partner; and plans to promote the project.  FLCAG strongly supports the payment of artist fees that are field and project appropriate.  

Funding is made possible through the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).

Visit auburnpublictheater.org for complete guidelines and downloadable budget and fiscal sponsor forms.

Contact Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants at janie@auburnpublictheater.org or 315-253-6669 with questions about crafting your application.

Request: $2,500
Applicant eligibility*: Individual artists living and working in Cayuga, Seneca, Wayne, Yates or Ontario county are invited to apply.

Project eligibility*: Must take place entirely in 2019. FLCAG is able to award, at most,  TWO Individual Artist Grants per county to individual artists for the creation of a new works that engage their community. Projects must enhance public participation in the arts by directly involving the community in the artist's creative process.

Application deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018.
*Applicants are encouraged to review all application materials from auburnpublictheater.org prior to beginning an application. All applications must be submitted online.
Funding priorities

Competitive projects will address the artist's place in the community and culture; provide evidence of community engagement or interest in the project; explain how the project addresses current local issues; and discuss anticipated outcomes of the project. Applicants must submit work samples that are representative of their past work and that demonstrate their ability to complete the proposed project in order to be considered for funding.

Funding is made possible through the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).

Visit auburnpublictheater.org for complete guidelines and downloadable budget and fiscal sponsor forms.

Contact Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants at janie@auburnpublictheater.org or 315-253-6669 with questions about crafting your application.

Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants