Statewide Community Regrants Program

**The 2024 SCR cycle will begin January 1, 2024 with a March 1, 2024 deadline** 

Individual artists, municipalities, libraries, 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations can apply directly for grants. Others may be eligible to apply with the help of a sponsoring organization. Grants are project based and support cultural programming in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties of New York State.

Please be sure to check back for our schedule of Arts Funding Info Sessions. Our Grants and Services Manager, Alicia Murphy, can also provide one-on-one support to help you feel comfortable with the application process.

If you are thinking about applying for a grant, please message us to talk about your ideas! We can help you determine the best funding option for your project/event.

Available Grants:


Individual Artist Grant

  • Who can apply: Individual artists
  • Request/award: $1,000 – $2,500.
  • Funds support the creation of new, original work that includes community involvement in the project’s creative process and/or the culmination of  a public performance or exhibition.



Arts Education Grant

  • Who can apply: Individual artists, non-profits, or unincorporated organizations, working in partnership with a K-12 public school or community-based partner.
  • Request/award: $300-$5,000
  • Provides rich, artistic learning experiences for K-12 public school students and/or community-based learners of all ages.

Community Arts Grant

  • Who can apply: Municipalities, libraries, or 501(c)3 non-profit organizations. In addition, individual artists or
    organizations may apply with an eligible municipality, library, or non-profit acting as a fiscal sponsor.
  • Request/award: $300-$5,000
  • Supports public arts experiences.

Arts Funding Info Sessions:

Free, informational info sessions are scheduled each year throughout the tri-county area.  This year, all applicants will be required to attend an info session or meet with the Grants and Services Manager before submitting an application.

Please check back in December 2023 for a schedule of info sessions to take place January and February 2024.  

Questions? Please contact our Grants & Services Manager at grants@slcartscouncil.org to request a private meeting.

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