Funding Available for Arts in Dutchess

Arts Mid-Hudson invites qualified organizations to submit a proposal focused on:

Creating a lively Arts Scene in Dutchess County
Excellent and diverse arts programming

Informational Meeting: Thursday, April 16 @ 10:30 am

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 14, 2015

For activities taking place during calendar year 2015

Arts Mid-Hudson requests proposals that will establish partnerships for arts programming to enhance the Dutchess County region. We seek partners that have a history of achievement in the arts, good management and stable finances; and self-sustaining programs with the potential to make a measurable impact.

Arts Mid-Hudson (formerly the Dutchess County Arts Council) is a nonprofit arts service organization founded in 1964, dedicated to strengthening and supporting artists and arts organizations in Dutchess County and the Mid-Hudson Valley region.

Who can submit a proposal?

The applicant organization must be a registered non-profit 501(c)(3), and either demonstrate through its mission or programming a commitment to provide excellent arts and/or cultural events in Dutchess County, or serve as a fiscal sponsor for an organization that meets this criteria.

Arts Mid-Hudson is interested in partnering with institutions that contribute to creating a lively arts scene in Dutchess County, including proposals for arts exhibitions, music concerts, film series, live theater, unique performances and experiential activities for visitors and residents.

Proposals will be in the form of a Scope of Services, and shall include a detailed description of the program(s), budget, expected impact, anticipated audience served and marketing and promotion plans. Contracts will be awarded on information provided and the ability of the organization to fulfill the contract.

Info Session: Thursday, April 16 @ 10:30 am

An information session about the funds will be held on Thursday, April 16 @ 10:30 am at the Arts Mid-Hudson offices, 696 Dutchess Tpke, Poughkeepsie. All potential applicants should plan to attend to find out more about this program’s guidelines and priorities. New applicants are required to attend the session or speak one-on-one with AMH staff. If unable to attend, please contact Arts Mid-Hudson at 454-3222.

If you intend to submit a proposal or would like to RSVP for the informational seminar, please let us know here:

The complete RFP and application materials are available on our website:

Questions? call Eve Madalengoitia, Director of Programs and Arts Services at 845-454-3222 x 16 or Se habla espaƱol.

Application Deadline: May 14, 2015

Author: Harlem Valley News