The United Arts Appeal
of Chautauqua County

715 Falconer Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 484-7329
Grant Applications

The United Arts Appeal offers Projects Pool grants to Chautauqua County organizations and to individual artists.


Eligible organizations must have not-for-profit status and may include libraries, municipalities, churches, and other community groups. 


An artist who has been a Chautauqua County resident for at least one year and works in any artistic discipline, including but not limited to crafts, dance, film, fiction, poetry, printmaking, sculpture, painting, video, play writing, performance, music composition and photography, may apply.  Funding priority will be given to those applicants who demonstrate that a Projects Pool grant would have significant career impact or promote artistic development for the individual artist.  


In 2017, United Arts Appeal grants were awarded to:


   Individual Artists:

  • Catherine Walsh: Strengthening the Circle -- Center Circle Ceramics
  • Liag Zeppetello: Fine Art Oil Painting

  • 96th Highlanders Pipes and Drums: Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival and Gathering of the Clans
  • Audubon Community Nature Center: Rebel Nature Journals
  • Citizens for a Better Cassadaga: Concerts on Cassadaga Lake
  • Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department: 2017 Summer Bandshell Concert Series
  • Patterson Library: Music Together with Kay Barlow

Deadline for applying for a Projects Pool grant in 2018 is midnight, Sunday, April 15. Click on one of the links below for 2018 Guidelines and Applications and Report Forms.

2018 Projects Pool Individual Artists Grant Guidelines and Application

2018 Projects Pool Organizations Grant Guidelines and Application

2018 Projects Pool Individual Artists Grant Report Form

2018 Projects Pool Organizations Grant Report Form

For more information about applying for funding, contact Arts Administrator.