Our members include local arts agencies, art centers and presenting organizations, many of which partner with New York State Council on the Arts to administer its Decentralization Grant Program.
Arts Mid-Hudson, the preeminent nonprofit arts service organization serving Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange Counties, provides vision and leadership to support thriving and diverse arts in the Mid-Hudson Valley benefiting artists, arts organizations and communities.
ArtsWestchester’s mission is to provide leadership, vision, and support to ensure the availability, accessibility and diversity of the arts in Westchester County. ArtsWestchester’s programs and services help fund concerts, exhibitions and plays through grants; bring artists into schools and community centers; advocate for the arts; and build audiences through diverse marketing initiatives.
Auburn Public Theater
By providing an excellent performance space for local and visiting artists, Auburn Public Theater (APT) enriches the social, cultural, and economic growth of their region by bringing people together through affordable access to live performance, cinema, arts education, and community events. APT is also the administrative site for The Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants (FLCAG) program which serves Cayuga, Seneca, Wayne, Yates, and Ontario Counties.
CNY Arts believes that a healthy arts industry is essential to the quality of life and community in Central New York. They strive to connect the general public to the rich array of arts and cultural opportunities in the area including Onondaga, Oswego, Oneida, Madison, Cortland, Cayuga counties.
Folk Arts Society of New York
New York Folklore (NYF) works to nurture traditional arts and culture in New York State through education, support, and outreach.
Greene County Council on the Arts
Greene County Council on the Arts supports and advances the arts and cultural community by broadening and enriching creative resources and spurring economic growth in Greene, Columbia and Schoharie counties.
Huntington Arts Council
The Huntington Arts Council enriches the quality of life of Long Islanders with programs and services that address the needs and interests of artists, cultural organizations and the community.
LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council)
The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council enriches the quality of life in Warren, Washington and Northern Saratoga Counties in New York by supporting arts and culture through promoting, developing, sponsoring, networking, coordinating and providing arts activities and services.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
LMCC's mission is a civic one: to empower artists and invest in communities as a way of nurturing our democracy. LMCC supports artists and communities throughout Manhattan (New York County) and beyond with a spirit of radical generosity and the implementation of principles of inclusion and equity. In practice, producing a world-class free summer artists festival; investing in Manhattan communities and supporting artists through grants, space, and residencies; and creating an arts center on Governors Island.
Queens Council on the Arts
The Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1966. QCA is part of the Kaufman Arts District. This space is an exciting intersection of arts, commerce, media, advocacy and strategic networking for Queens’s arts and cultural institutions.