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Individual Artists Grants

The Individual Artists Grant, part of the Decentralization Program (DEC) of The New York State Council on the Arts, is administered by Livingston Arts to encourage and promote individual artist’s projects to enhance cultural vibrancy in Livingston and Monroe Counties.

Two $2,500 grants are available to artists interested in creating new work within a community context in each county. These competitive grants are based on the artistic merit of work samples, a strong interface between the community and the creative process, and a clearly defined, innovative project.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have resided in Livingston or Monroe County for at least six months before the application deadline, and not be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program.

Applicants must consult directly with the Program Coordinator before applying. Assistance in developing a program and writing your grant is available by contacting the Program Coordinator, by phone 585.243.6785 or by email betsy@livingstonarts.org.

VISIT grants.livingstonarts.org to view the electronic application.

To successfully complete the application in ANY category, once at grants.livingstonarts.org go to the left hand side of the page. Click which grant you would like to apply for. Once at the page, scroll past the text. The first two questions ARE MANDATORY and if you do not answer them, the correct form will not generate.

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR LIVINGSTON COUNTY IS 4PM ON THE FIRST THURSDAY IN SEPTEMBER.

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR MONROE COUNTY IS 4PM ON THE FIRST THURSDAY IN OCTOBER

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For Grant Recipients:

Downloadable Final Report

To complete this report, please print it OR save the file to your computer. The Word version uses the form feature, so it may be completed on your computer. All final reports require an original signature by the grantee. Once signed, the final report, along with any required attachments, must be submitted to Livingston Arts 30 days after the conclusion of your program.

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To complete this report, please print it OR save the file to your computer. The Word version uses the form feature and may be completed on your computer. All final reports require an original signature by the grantee. Once signed, the final report, along with any required attachments, should be submitted to GVCA by mail or hand-delivery only (4 Murray Hill Drive, Mount Morris NY 14510). Keep a copy for your records.