INFO FOR REACH, RIPPLE, AND SPARK GRANTS

If you have any questions about our DEC Grants Program please contact Jodi Fisher via email at jfisher@goart.org or by phone at (585) 343-9313.

 

2019 DECENTRALIZATION GRANT GUIDELINES

2020 DECENTRALIZATION GRANT GUIDELINES COMING SOON

2020 Deadlines:

Reach Grant Open: July 22, 2019 - September 27, 2019

Ripple Grant Open: July 22, 2019 - September 27, 2019

Spark Grant Open: July 22, 2019 - September 27, 2019

The application portal will open on July 22, 2019. 

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


 

Free DEC Grant Application Workshop Dates:

  • Saturday, July 20, 2019 @ 10am
    • ​GO ART! 201 East Main Street Batavia, NY
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 6pm
    • ​Lee-Whedon Memorial Library 620 West Ave Medina, NY
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 6pm
    • ​GO ART! 201 East Main Street Batavia, NY 
  • Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 6pm
    • ​Corfu Public Library 7 Maple Ave Corfu, NY
  • Saturday, July 27, 2019 @ 10am
    • ​Hoag Library 134 South Main Street Albion, NY
  • Monday, July 29, 2019 @ 6pm
    • ​Yates Community Library 15 North Main Street Lyndonville, NY
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019 @ 6pm
    • ​Community Free Library 86 Public Square Holley, NY
  • Friday, August 2, 2019 @ 4pm
    • ​Byron Bergen Public Library 18 South Lake Ave Bergen, NY
  • Saturday, August 3, 2019 @ 3pm
    • ​Woodward Memorial Library 7 Wolcott Street Le Roy, NY

Please fill out the form below to register for a workshop

First Name
Last Name
Address
City
State
Postal Code
Country

*Registration required at least 24 hours in advance.  If there is no registration the workshop is subject to concellation.  

First time applicants are REQUIRED to attend this Free Grant Workshop to learn more about the application process.  

Repeat applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.


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.   

 

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2019 Forms

2020 Forms

 


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!