Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Inc. (ASI) announced the 25 cultural organizations receiving 2018 Give for Greatness grants.  The awardees were chosen from 61 applicants across five counties, and represent a cross section of innovative small and emerging cultural groups across multiple disciplines.  Give for Greatness is a program of ASI.

  • Art for Rural America
  • Brazen-Faced Varlets
  • Buffalo Choral Arts Society
  • Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Buffalo Girlchoir
  • Buffalo International Film Festival Inc
  • The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art
  • Buffalo Jazz Collective
  • Buffalo Opera Unlimited
  • Buffalo String Works
  • Buffalo Sugar City Inc.
  • Carnegie Art Center
  • Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet
  • ComedySportz Buffalo, Inc.
  • Danceability
  • El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera
  • The Fountain Arts Center, Inc.
  • Harmonia Chamber Singers
  • Holland Community Choir
  • Locust Street Neighborhood Art Classes, INC.
  • Second Generation Theatre Co
  • Southern Tier Symphony, INC
  • Tri-County Arts Council
  • Unique Theatre Company
  • WNY Book Arts Collaboration

Funds for the Give for Greatness grants were raised through several fundraising activities throughout the year including Lawyers for the Arts. Additional support for Give for Greatness comes from Fund for the Arts and the Rupp Family Foundation.

Fundraising for 2019 will get underway with the 8th Annual Lawyers for the Arts event taking place on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at The Tralf.

Congratulations to the 2018 Give for Greatness Awardees!

Press Release – Give for Greatness 2018 Grant Awards