The United Arts Appeal
of Chautauqua County

P. O. Box 754
Jamestown, NY 14702
(716) 2244-0657
Grant Applications

The United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County accepts Projects Pool Grants Program applications from Chautauqua County organizations and individual artists for a maximum $500 award. The next grants cycle begins in early 2024.


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.

The 2023 Projects Pool Grants Program award winners and their projects are:


Ahira Hall Memorial Library: Aspired Arts to Inspire
Ashville Free Library: Claying Around at the Library
Audubon Community Nature Center: Enchanted Forest Costume Heads
Dunkirk Public Library: Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
Falconer Public Library: All Together Now with Art & Music
Kennedy Free Library: Art Classes

Individual Artists:

Marygrace Anderson: NYS Art Teacher Association Great Camp Sagamore Summer Institute 2023
Thomas Annear: New Framing Space in Studio
Sara Atkins: Natik, Volume One
Miles Hilton: Through the Roots
Ashley Ordines: Minutiae


Deadline for applying for a 2023 Projects Pool grant was Saturday, April 15th, 2023.

Click on one of the links below for 2023 Guidelines and Applications and Report Forms.

For more information about applying for funding, contact