Arts and Culture

Objectives: To support our community's world class arts and cultural organizations and to nurture the creative and intellectual spirit in organizations and schools that ensures a vibrant and diverse community.

In 2013, the Foundation awarded $100,000 each to five Rochester-area arts organizations for “Cultural Creative Collision” projects. Each project brought together two or more arts organizations for artistic collaboration.

The five organizations and their projects were:

See this news release for more details.

In 2014, the Foundation solicited applications for grants, to be announced September 18, focused on "The Next Generation." These projects involve new initiatives or existing programs that specifically engage youth, teens or young adults in an organization's arts or cultural genre.

More information about the Arts and Culture category will be posted as it becomes available.


Calendar dates:

Requests for grants submitted starting June 11, 2014

Requests due July 8, 2014

Grant awards announced September 18, 2014