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The Arts Center of the Capital Region offers grant opportunities

individual artists and arts organizations.

The 2015 DEC Grants process for individual artists, artists in schools and arts organizations IS OPEN!

Please note that the process has changed. All applications will now be submitted online and will be subject to completion of an Intent to Apply registration. Any new and returning applicant will only be sent the online submission link if they complete a successful Intent to Apply registration.   

You must register your Intent to Apply by October 31st, 2014 deadline, and ALL new applicants MUST have attended a Grant Seminar.


Click here to register your Intent to Apply.

NEW applicants must also register for an informative Grant Seminar to explain the process to you, and to assist you in submitting a successful application. NEW applicants MUST register for a seminar and note the date registered on their Intent to Apply registration.  Returning applicants may sign up for  Grant Seminar if they desire, but please make sure to read and review all information carefully if you do not register for a seminar.

DEADLINE FOR FINAL APPLICATIONS IS 12/1/2014 for the 2015 grant cycle

To repeat: Grant Seminars are now only required for NEW applicants.

You can register online for all seminars now.                          Click here to register for a Grant Seminar.

Application Intensive Workshops are available if you do not have access to a computer. Click here to register for an Application Intensive Workshop

.For information on grants for individual artists, please click here.

For information on grants for artists in schools, please click here.

For information on grants for organizations, please click here.

For more information and technical assistance with grants, please contact, or contact the Grant Coordinators listed on your application.


2014 Grant Recipients

The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Community Arts, Arts in Education, and Individual Artist DEC Grants.  Each year The Arts Center delivers grants to over thirty individual artists and non-profit organizations to create high quality arts and culture programs that engage the communities within Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties.

This year’s awards total nearly $80,000. The Arts Center is proud to be able to provide this valuable resource through a partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) re-grant program. The winners will utilize funding to grow professionally and to enhance the cultural climate in communities and neighborhoods in our region.


Community Arts
440 State Street (ElectriCity Arts District)
Albany Area Senior Orchestra
Albany Barn, Inc
Altamont Free Library
Center for Disability Services
East Greenbush Community Library
Electronic Body Arts, Inc.
Grafton Community Library
Hamilton Hill Arts Center
Hindu Temple Society of Capital District
Holding Our Own
Independent Living Center
Nassau Free Library
Ne’imah Jewish Community Chorus
Our Own Productions
Pallavi of the Capital District
Rising Action Interactive Theater Group
Roarke Center
Robert & Dorothy Ludwig Jewish Community Center of Schenectady
Schenectady County Community College Foundation, Inc.
Sunnyview Hospital and Rehabilitation Center Foundation
Theater Voices
Troy Children’s Chorus at First United Presbyterian Church
Troy Public Library
Upstate Artist Guild, Inc.
Arts in Education
Tech Valley High School Foundation
Civil Chest, Inc.
Castleton Elementary School P.T.O.
Jennifer Hendricks
Individual Artists
Danielle Charlestin
Mary Kate McCarty
Sa’eed Sharif Torres




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