G4GGrant applications are now being accepted for Give for Greatness (G4G) 2014 general operating support.  Fifteen grants in the amount of $1,000 each will be distributed thanks to the Lawyers for the Arts event held earlier this year.  Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) is managing the process on behalf of G4G.

Applications are due no later than noon on October 31, 2014.

Information and applications are available HERE.


ASI will be undergoing a website redesign.  As a user of our website, we would like to hear your thoughts.

COMPLETE FEEDBACK FORM HERE.  In this form let us know what changes you would like to see!

2014 NYSCA DEC Grants

Karen Sirgey, Connections Sculpture Project with Niagara Wheatfield High School, 2013 Awardee

SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED. Funding announcements will be made in December.
Draft Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12PM (Noon)
Grants for arts and cultural programs from non-profit groups (both arts and culture and non-arts and cultural related), municipalities, individual artists, and teaching artists to go into schools.

*Erie County Community Arts Grants
*Erie County Arts Education Grants
*Niagara County Community Arts Grants
*Niagara County Arts Education Grants
*Individual Artist Grants for Erie (2 grants) and Niagara (2 grants)
CLICK HERE for the complete 2015 grant cycle schedule and materials.

Candidate Survey responses for City of Buffalo Council, Erie County Legislature, New York State Governor, New York State Legislature and United States Congress are now available.

CLICK HERE to review the responses.