2019 Cultural Funding Applications - NOW AVAILABLE

Modified: February 23, 2018 4:57pm

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The 2019 Arts and Cultural Funding Application is now available on erie.gov/culturalfunding.

Applications have been released earlier in the year and will be due earlier than in the past.

Two applications will again be available – a short form application for funding requests up to $7,500 and a long form application for those greater than $7,500. 

SHORT FORM applications are due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 25th, while LONG FORM applications are due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, May 2nd.

Organizations meeting the stated Eligibility Requirements must complete their online application at www.erie.gov/CulturalFunding. All applications will be submitted via the website. Late or incomplete applications will negatively affect an organization’s application score. Submitted applications will be reviewed by the Erie Arts & Cultural Advisory Board.


All applicants should download the Directions Form and Attachment G.

Short Form applicants (any new applicants and any applicants requesting up to $7,500.00) should download:

  • Short Form checklist,
  • Short Form Section 1,
  • Short Form Section 2, and
  • Short Form Section 3.

Long Form Applicants (any prior applicants requesting more than $7,500.00) should download:

  • Long Form checklist,
  • Long Form Section 1,
  • Long Form Section 2, and
  • Long Form Section 3.