INFO FOR REACH, RIPPLE, AND SPARK GRANTS

Full grant guidlines and links to apply are below workshop registration. 


JOIN A GRANT WORKSHOP! - FIRST TIME APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND! 

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If you have any questions about our SCR (formerly DEC) Grants Program please contact Mary Jo Whitman via email at mjwhitman@goart.org 

 

2022 STATEWIDE COMMUNITY REGRANT GUIDELINES 

2022 Deadlines:

Reach Grant Open: September 15, 2021 - November 21, 2021

Ripple Grant Open: September 15, 2021 - November 31, 2021

Spark Grant Open: September 15, 2021 - November 21, 2021

The application portal will open on September 15, 2021. 

Click the link below to go directly to our application page or find the application page under submittable on our website

Reach Application

Ripple Application

Spark Application


REACH GRANTS

Awards ranging from $500 to $5000 to nonprofit organizations and local government entities for the purpose of supporting arts and cultural programs and projects in Genesee and Orleans counties.

 

RIPPLE GRANTS

Project grants in the amount of $2500, available to individual artists residing in Genesee or Orleans counties who wish to create new artistic and cultural projects within a community context.

 

SPARK GRANTS

Awards range from $500 to $5000 to aid in building the capacity of local teaching artists and nonprofit arts organizations while providing K-12 public school students and/or senior learners high-quality artistic learning experiences.   

 

PANELIST NOMINATION


 

2021 Forms

 


2021 REACH GRANT RECIPIENTS

Orleans County

Yates Community Library
"More Than Just Books"
$4,934.00

 

 Lee-Whedon   Memorial  Library
 "Finally Fridays!"
 $2,700.00
Lyndonville Lions Club
"I Hear the Music" in Lyndonville
$3,319.00

The Cobblestone Society "2020 Museum Art Series"
$5,000.00

Village of Albion
"Concerts on the Canal"
$1,659.00
Village of Holley
"Concerts at Canal Park"
$1,875.00
 

Genesee County

The Arc of Genesee Orleans
"A Brush of Beauty"
$2,000.00

Genesee Chamber Of Commerce

"Old Hippies Concert Series: For the Common Good"

$4,200.00

Genesee Chorale, Inc
"2021 Season"
$4,780.00
Genesee Symphony Orchestra
"Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow: The GSO Celebrates75 Years of Service"
$5,000.00
Genesee Valley Wind Ensemble
"Virtual Concert."
$1,135.00
Gillam-Grant Community Center
"Empowering and Building
Creative Innovators through ART"
$4,114.00

Holland Purchase Historical Society "2021 History Heros Summer Program"

$2,500.00

Warrior House of WNY

"Oakfield Based Historical Mural Project"

$4,215.00

 

Elba Betterment Committee

"Music amd More 2.0"

$2,500.00

Woodward Memorial Library

"PACT: Providing Art to Create Together"
$1,514.00

 

 

2021 Spark GRANT RECIPIENT

Orleans County

YMCA "YMCA Homeschool & Hybrid Extension Steel Band Residency"

$3,340.00

 

Genesee County

Bart Dentino "The Spaces Between the Leaves"

$2,500.00

 

 

 

 


2021 Ripple GRANT RECIPIENTS

Dennis Button, Digital Ink Arts

"Today's Artists Sharing Yesterday's Artists for Tomorrow's Artists

$2,500.00

 Eric Weatherbee

"The Humbard Magazine"

$2,500.00

Eric Zwieg

"Poetry for Change"

$2,500.00


2020 REACH GRANT RECIPIENTS

Orleans County

Orleans Chamber of Commerce "2020 OONA Summer Concert Series"

$555.00

Lee-Whedon Memorial Library
"Finally Fridays!"
$2,500.00
Lyndonville Lions Club
"I Hear the Music" in Lyndonville
$3,950

The Cobblestone Society "2020 Museum Art Series"
$4,700.00

Village of Albion
"Concerts on the Canal"
$1,880
Village of Holley
"Concerts at Canal Park"
$500.00
Yates Community Library
"More Than Just Books"
$4,416.00

Genesee County

The Arc of Genesee Orleans
"Art Show and Film Festival"
$2425.00
Batavia Concert Band
"2020 Summer Concert Series"
$5,000.00
Genesee Chorale, Inc
"2020 Season"
$5,000.00
Genesee Symphony Orchestra
"Destinations"
$4,650.00
Genesee Valley Wind Ensemble
"2020 Spring Concert, Guest Conductor & Fall Concert."
$4,395.00
Gillam-Grant Community Center
"Cultural Connections"
$4,993.00
Holland Purchase Historical Society "Museum Guest speaker and concert Series" $1,000.00

ACORNS

"Music in the Park"

$300.00

 

Elba Betterment Committee

"Music amd More"

$1,500.00

Woodward Memorial Library
Summer Arts Camp
$1,500.00
   

2020 RIPPLE GRANT RECIPIENT

Orleans County

Eric Weatherbee "The Humble Bard Magazine"

$2,500.00

 

Genesee County

Mandy Humphry  "19 & 5 Mural" 

$2,500.00

Eric Zweig "Slow Moving Grief"

$2,500.00

Bart Dentino "The Spaces Between the Leaves"

$2,500.00

David Burke "Center Street Mural"

$2,500.00

 


2020 SPARK GRANT RECIPIENTS

Judd Sunshine "Erie Canal Songwritting Project"

$3,300.00

 Jill Pettigrew "It's Fun to Stay at the YMCA!"

$4,076.00


 

 

 

2019 REACH GRANT RECIPIENTS

Orleans County

Community Free Library in Holley  "Doorways to the Imagination"
$5,000.00

Lee-Whedon Memorial Library
"Finally Fridays!"
$3,000.00
Lyndonville Lions Club
"I Hear the Music" in Lyndonville
$2,700.00

The Cobblestone Society "2019 Museum Art Series"
$5,000.00

Village of Albion
"Concerts on the Canal"
$2,000.00
Village of Holley
"Concerts at Canal Park"
$2,200.00
Yates Community Library
"More Than Just Books"
$2,500.00

Genesee County

The Arc of Genesee Orleans
"Art Show and Film Festival"
$2,336.00
Batavia Concert Band
"2019 Summer Concert Series"
$4,900.00
Genesee Chorale, Inc
"2019 Season"
$5,000.00
Genesee Symphony Orchestra
"72 Season"
$2,233.50
Genesee Valley Wind Ensemble
"Spring Concert"
$1,500.00
Gillam-Grant Community Center
"Inspire, Interact and Innovate with Art"
$4,791.00
Holland Purchase Historical Society "Museum Guest speaker and concert Series" $1,000.00

Richmond Memorial Library "Richmond Reads"  

$1,500.00

 

Town of LeRoy

"Music in the Park"

$1,000.00

Woodward Memorial Library
Everyone's an Artist
$792.00
   

2019 RIPPLE GRANT RECIPIENT

Orleans County

Arthur Barns "Early Erie Canal Life Mural" 

$2,500

 

Genesee County

Mandy Humphry "LeRoy Mural" 

$2,500.00

Kimberly Argenta "Wingin it"

$2,500.00

Eric Zwieg "Summer Portrait"

$2,500.00

David Burke "Sage Pavilion Window Painting"

$2,500.00

 


2019 SPARK GRANT RECIPIENTS

Chris Humel
Cartooning for Seniors
$937.50
Julie Coleman
Handmade paper, seeds and science
$4,475.00
Alexander United Methodist Church
AUMC Afterschool program
$4,635.00
 


2018 RIPPLE GRANT RECIPIENTS

Eric Zwieg
A Killer, A Victim, A Mourner
$2,500.00
Mandy Humphrey                          All State Mural               $2,500.00  Diana Martin 
"Ellen's Elephant" Illustrations
$2,500.00

2018 SPARK GRANT RECIPIENTS

Julie Coleman Lambert
Art of Paper and Its Influence on Human Race at the Wolcott Street School
$3,400.00
Jill Pettigrew
"Mural Mural on the Wall" at the Batavia Senior Center
$4,050.00
Annette Daniels Taylor
We The People a Poetry Walk at the Albion High School
$1,866.00
Judd Sunshine            Erie Canal Songwriting Project at the Albion Central School District  $3,300.00

2018 REACH GRANT RECIPIENTS

Orleans County

Lee-Whedon Memorial Library                Finally Fridays                                    $2,500.00 Lyndonville Lions Club                              The Sound of Music Comes to Lyndonville   $2,600.00 The Cobblestone Society
Museum Art Series
$4,431.14
Village of Albion
 Concerts on the Canal
$1,200.00
 
Village of Holley
Concerts at Canal Park
$2,100.00
World Life Institute Inc.
Voices from Earth: Pottery Experience in Orleans County
$3,143.00
Yates Community Library
More Than Just Books
$1,200.00

Genesee County

The Arc of Genesee Orleans
Sprout Touring Film Festival and Art Show
$2,249.00
Batavia Concert Band
2018 Summer Concert Series
$4,180.00
Batavia Players, Inc
2018 Theatrical Season, including the filming of Romeo and Juliet
$3,000.00
Town of LeRoy
Music in the Park
$776.00
 
Genesee Chorale, Inc
Genesee Chorale 2018 Season
$4,431.13
Genesee Symphony Orchestra
GSO at 71: Ready, Willing and Able
$5,000.00
Genesee Valley Wind Ensemble
Spring Concert
$1,437.50
Gillam-Grant Community Center
Art from every Angle
$3,747.73
 
Woodward Memorial Library
Everyone's an Artist
$972.50
     



The Decentralization Regrant Program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Thank you to everyone who applied! This is going to be a great year!