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

2019 DEADLINES:

Decentralization Grants are set to Reopen for a short period!

Reach Grant: Novemeber 26, 2018 - January 4, 2019

Ripple Grant: November 26, 2018 - Jaunary 4, 2019

Spark Grant: November 26, 2018 - Jaunary 4, 2019

Reach Grant Deadline - September 28, 2018
Ripple Grant Deadline - September 28, 2018
Spark Grant Deadline - September 28, 2018

The application portal will open on July 23, 2018. 

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

2019 DEC APPLICATIONS

Free DEC Grant Workshop Dates:

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 6 PM, GO ART! 201 E. Main St, Batavia, NY
  • Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @ 6 PM, Holley Community Free Library, 86 Public Square, Holley, NY
  • Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ 10 AM, GO ART!, 201 E. Main St, Batavia, NY
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2018 @ 7 PM, Lee Whedon Memorial Library, 620 West Ave, Medina, NY
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018 @ 6 PM, Yates Community Library, 15 North Main St, Lyndonville, NY
  • Saturday, August 4, 2018 @ 10:30 AM, Woodward Memorial Library, 7 Wolcott St, LeRoy, NY 
  • Tuesday, August 7, 2018 @ 6 PM, Salih Studio, 24 E Bank St, Albion, NY
  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 6 PM, Byron Bergen Public Library, 18 South Lake Ave, Bergen, NY
  • Thursday, August 9, 2018 @ 6 PM, Corfu Free Library, 7 Maple Ave, Corfu, NY

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


2019 Forms


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
     

2017 REACH GRANT RECIPIENTS

Orleans County

The Arc of Genesee Orleans
Sponsored by Orleans County Chamber of Commerce
Open Mic & Art Show
$2,375.00
Lee-Whedon Memorial Library
"Finally Fridays!"
$2,800.00
Lyndonville Lions Club
Music Fun in the summer in Lyndonville
$3,800.00
Orleans County Chamber of Commerce
Traveling Towpath Troubadours: BicentennialCelebration of the Erie Canal
$5,000.00
 
Village of Albion
Concerts on the Canal
$2,673.00
Village of Holley
Concerts atCanal Park
$1,000.00
World Life Institute Inc.
Voices from Earth: Pottery Experience in Orleans County
$4,908.00
Yates Community Library
More Than Just Books
$4,400.00

Genesee County

The Arc of Genesee Orleans
Art Show and Film Festival
$2,394.00
Batavia Concert Band
2017 Summer Concert Series
$4,250.00
Batavia Players
Summer Musical
$1,750.00
Byron-Bergen Public Library
Art and Music in the Community
$2,250.00
 
Genesee Chorale
Genesee Chorale 2017 Season
$4,000.00
Genesee Symphony Orchestra
At 70 with Vibrant,
New Leadership, Ideas & Energy
$5,000.00
Genesee Valley Wind Ensemble
Sponsored by Genesee Chorale
Spring & Fall Concert Series
$1,000.00
Gillam-Grant Community Center
Art Adventures: Finding Art in the Usual and Unusual
$3,741.00
 
LeRoy United Methodist Church
Ides of March Celtic Concert
$930.00
Village of Corfu
Corfu/Pembroke Winterfest Community Spirituality
$1,445.00
Woodward Memorial Library
Everyone's an Artist
$1,007.00
 

2017 RIPPLE GRANT RECIPIENT

David Burke
Byron Bergen Public Library Exterior Mural
$2,500.00


2017 SPARK GRANT RECIPIENTS

Batavia Players
Spring After School Program
$1,427.00
Jill Pettigrew
NYS School for the Blind 150th Anniversary Permanent Ceramic Tile Mural
$3,559.00
Ted Canning
Sponsored by Genesee Symphony Orchestra
Steel Band Residency
$1,725.00
 

2017 Forms & Information

2017 GUIDELINES

Program Notification Form / Program Information Sheet

2017 FINAL REPORT

Suggested survey forms for the  
Reach Program
(please upload completed forms when filling out the final report)


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!