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Delaware County Arts Grant Info In Person Session at The Roxbury Arts Group Center.

This information session will take place at The Roxbury Arts Group Center. Register below.

November 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 2:00 pm

All applicants, even those that have received funding in the past, MUST meet either in person, digitally or by phone with Roxbury Arts Group staff to discuss your project. An in-depth review of the guidelines and application will be presented at a series of Grant Information Sessions. Applicants who are unable to attend a meeting may request a meeting with the Grants & Community Coordinator. The individual responsible for completing the grant application is encouraged to attend.

The Roxbury Arts Group is proud to administer the Delaware County Arts Grant, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, in Delaware County. Delaware County Arts Grant funds are used to support projects in three areas: Community Arts, Creative Learning formerly known as Arts Education, and Individual Artist. 

The Roxbury Arts Group is proud to be a part of the Statewide Community Regrant Program of NYSCA since 1986. The SCR program funds the Delaware County Arts Grants and all its programs, events and artists involved. The Roxbury Arts Group would like to thank all of its applicants through the years for keeping the arts an integral part of Delaware County.

To view our guidelines for the coming FY2023 cycle follow the link below. Note, it is important a representative of each project attends an information session and reviews the new guidelines carefully. Other templates, materials, and application can be found here.



Drafts must be sent before October 28th 2022. To enter a draft click Save and Continue and forward the link sent to you to community@roxburyartsgroup.org informing us your application is ready to be reviewed. Do not hit Submit until you have finalized your application. Applications submitted after this date will only be checked for all required information and supplemental documentation. Final applications are due on November 17th 2022 by 4pm. No applications will be accepted after this time.

Additional questions about the Delaware County Arts Grant Program may be directed to the Grants & Community Coordinator at the Roxbury Arts Group, 607.326.7908 or community@roxburyartsgroup.org.

Community Arts grants constitute the majority of DEC re-grant activity. These grants provide support for arts and cultural projects to community-based organizations, groups, collectives or artists. Community Arts Grant support enables emerging artists and organizations to grow professionally and to enhance the cultural climate in communities and neighborhoods where they live and operate.

Creative Learning grants support the role that local cultural organizations and/or individual artists play in engaging K-12 public school students, students in After-School programs, and students of all ages in Community-based Centers in rich artistic learning experiences. Arts Education funds are directed to cultural organizations and/or artists working in partnership with public schools or organizations. Projects must take place in schools and center on the development and implementation of sequential, skills-based study that incorporates one or more art forms and includes a minimum of 3 hands-on learning sessions with students. After-school and community-based learning place the emphasis on the depth and quality of the creative process through which participants learn through or about the arts. Projects must focus on the exploration of art and the artistic process.

Individual Artist grant opportunity represents a “live & work” investment in local artists. An essential element of this funding is the inclusion of the community artist’s project and a reflection of community life, culture, and/or engage local communities. Grants awarded to applicants in the Individual Artist Category are viewed as a partnership between the applicant artist, the Roxbury Arts Group, and the benefiting community members. Due to this fact, all applicants to the Individual Artist Category must contact the Roxbury Arts Group directly at 607.326.7908.


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Roxbury, NY 12474 United States