The review panel, in consultation with Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Inc., reserves the right to make any and all decisions regarding the selection of proposals submitted. Our review panel includes Scott Propeack (Burchfield Penney Art Center), Ted Pietrzak (Nonprofit & Arts Consultant), and Adele Henderson (Department of Art, University at Buffalo). Our panelists follow ASI's code of ethics and conflict of interest policies when selecting final projects.
Applicants are required to:
- Demonstrate that the project outcomes will have a direct impact on audience members to realize and change the way they interact with the environment and can prevent climate change;
- Describe the potential of your project to impact the community in a meaningful way. Elaborate on selection or suggestions of partnering groups and sites; information regarding the length of time and time period of your project; and community impact and expectations;
- Demonstrate a record of sustained artistic output;
- Explain how this funding will positively impact you and the development of your work;
- Adhere to budget guidelines, eligible expenses, and encourage other funding sources; and
- Define a marketing plan for the project.
Respondents are required to submit one copy of the application as well as artistic materials through ASI’s online grant application system. The application can be accessed below. (Registration of an account, if you do not have one, is required).
Applicants must submit materials prior to one of the two annual deadlines:
Fall Deadline: October 1 (annually)
Spring Deadline: May 1 (annually)
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Inc. reserves the right to reject a submittal if any document or item listed in this document is incomplete, improperly executed, indefinite, ambiguous, and/or excluded.