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Grants and Funding Opportunities

Use this section as a tool to search for upcoming grant deadlines for funding and to find out more about regional foundations and funding agencies.  We regularly hear from individual artists and non-profit organizations inquiring about alternate funding opportunities.  This is a collection of those opportunities.

NOTE:  If you have specific questions regarding funding sources outside of Arts Services Initiative, please directly contact that funder or provider.

CORPORATE

FOUNDATIONS

ADDITIONAL FOUNDATIONS

  • Baird Foundation
  • Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
  • Davis Family Foundation
  • Josephine Goodyear Foundation
  • Joy Family Foundation
  • Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
  • Margaret L. Wendt Foundation
  • Patrick P. Lee Foundation
  • Robert & Patricia Colby Foundation
  • Simple Gifts Fund

Additional information about the above listed foundations can be found at www.wnygrantmakers.org

GOVERNMENT

If you notice any funding agencies or opportunities that are missing, please submit your information to info@asiwny.org and we would be glad to add it to our page.

Artist & Art Work Submission Opportunities

Use this section as a tool to search for upcoming deadlines for artists and artwork submissions.  We regularly hear from individual artists and non-profit organizations inquiring about calls for work and other artistic opportunities.  This is a collection of those opportunities.

NOTE:  If you have specific questions regarding calls for work outside of Arts Services Initiative, please directly contact the organization requesting the artistic work.

This calendar lists all of the deadlines for upcoming calls for work. If you are an artist looking to submit or create work for an exhibit or an event or activity – this is the place to check!

If you have an art submission deadline, please submit your information to info@asiwny.org and we would be glad to add it to our calendar.

Health Insurance for the WNY Arts & Cultural Sector

Health Insurance Plans are available through ASI’s membership with the Amherst Chamber of Commerce.

Please contact:
Penny LaPlaca, Administration and Benefits Manager
plaplaca@amherst.org or directly at 716.250.0989

Kim Whelan, Executive Director, Small Business Division
kwhelan@amherst.org or directly at 716.250.0994

for plan details and to sign up.

Arts Services Initiative and the Amherst Chamber of Commerce have partnered to bring the arts and cultural sector of Western New York access to group rate health insurance. Arts organizations and individual artists are eligible for a small group rate by providing a NYS 45 to prove that there is more than one employee at the business. Individuals who own and operate their own business can also access individual market insurance through the Amherst Chamber as well.

Individual artists include musicians, sculptors, tech crew, arts administrators and professionals, etc.

NO CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.

Small Group Plan
Individual Independent Health Plan
Individual Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan
Dental BCBS
Dental Plan
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