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2015 Cultural Funding Application Now Available

The 2015 Cultural Funding Application is now online at and the deadline for submission of applications is on June 10,2014 before 5:00PM.

The Department of Environment and Planning and the Erie County Arts and Cultural Advisory Board will hold an applicant briefing at 3:00pm on Friday, May 9, 2014 in the 14th floor conference room of the Rath Building, 95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202. Attendance is not mandatory but is greatly encouraged.

This application must be completed by eligible organizations seeking any level of funding through the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning for the fiscal year 2015. The application is available in its entirety online and also provides step-by-step guidance to applicants in organizing and submitting their information. The website contains a link to download instructions including eligibility requirements, essay topics, and a list of twelve required attachments. Two new requirements in 2015 ask applicants to provide information on their agencies’ Conflict of Interest Policy and Whistleblower Policy as a way of demonstrating compliance with New York State’s new Non-Profit Revitalization Act. The website also contains a checklist to assist applicants in submitting their information online.