Statewide Community Regrants Program

Formerly known as the Decentralization Program

Applications Have Closed for the 2023 Grant Cycle.

Please Check back Summer 2023 for information on the 2024 grant cycle. 

Grant Applicant Resources:

Read the grant guidelines for the grant you are planning to apply for:

2023 Individual Artist Grant Guidelines

2023 Arts Education Grant Guidelines

2023 Community Arts Grant Guidelines

Read the application questions for the grant you are planning to apply for:

2023 Individual Artist Grant Printable Application Questions

2023 Arts Education Grant Printable Application Questions

2023 Community Arts Grant Printable Application Questions

How much will it cost to do what you want to do? Start crunching the numbers:

Budget Worksheet

(Applicants are encouraged to use this simple Excel template.)

Are you applying through a fiscal sponsor?  Here’s what’s involved:

Fiscal Sponsorship Explained 

Fiscal Sponsor Letter of Agreement

Hiring artists? You need to attach a signed contract to your application

Artist Sample Contract Form

Renting something or hiring a non-artist for your project? You need to attach a signed contract to your application.

Other Services Sample Contract Form

Grant Recipient Resources:

Credit the grant correctly:

State Community Regrants Credit:
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and administered by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.”

North Country Arts Recovery Fund  Credit:
“{Organization Name / Project Name] is supported in part by American Rescue Plan funding, through the St. Lawrence County Arts Council, which receives support for the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.”

Notify SLC Arts as soon as possible if any changes need to be made to your program.

Are you an artist getting paid by a grant? You need to sign this form so we can legally pay you.

W-9 Form

Survey your audience (not required, but encouraged).

Audience Survey Form

Expect a visitor from SLC Arts to come see your program. Here’s what they’ll be looking for:

DEC Event Audit Form (Electronically Fillable – Word Format) | DEC Event Audit Form (Printable – PDF Format)

Submit a final report:

2023 Individual Artist Grant

2023 Arts Education Grant

2023 Community Arts Grant Final Report


SLC Arts Logos (Print & Online)

Please Note: Grant recipients are NOT permitted to use the NYSCA logo.