ACWC's Grants and Scholarship Opportunities
Each year, the Arts Council for Wyoming County supports community arts programs, established individual artists, arts education, and young artists through our grant and scholarship programs. If you are interested in learning more about these programs, look explore the links to the left.
ACWC SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:
Statewide Community Regrant Program
The Arts Council for Wyoming County offers grant opportunities to non-profit community groups and organizations through the New York State Council on the Arts' Statewide Community Regrant Program (SCR). There are three types of grants available under the umbrella of the SCR program: Community Arts Grants, Individual Artist Grants, and Arts Education Grants. Click here for more information.
Arts Education Scholarship
Arts Education grants support local cultural organizations and individual artists' role in engaging K-12 public school students in rich artistic learning experiences. These funds are designed to support arts education projects in K-12 public school settings. Click here for more information.
High School Students in Wyoming County can receive assistance to explore learning opportunities in the Arts through the Arts Council for Wyoming County's Balus Foundation Grants for Young Artists. Click here for more information.
ACWC & Creekside Fabrics Visual Arts Scholarship
Each year, the scholarship is awarded to one high school student who wishes to further their studies in visual arts: Photography, fiber arts, ceramic, carpentry, drawing, and painting. Click here for more information.
Instrument Exploration Scholarship
Students between the ages of 10 & 16 who wish to learn an instrument may apply for an "Instrument Exploration Scholarship" through The Arts Council for Wyoming County. Click here for more information.
Rising Star Scholarship covers the cost of the registration, booth fee, lunch for the three days at the Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show & Sale, a basic tent, and a $200.00 stipend for materials to prepare for the mandatory solo exhibition in January of the following year. Click here for more information.