Arts Resources  


County of Orange Arts Grant Program

Thank you for your interest in the County of Orange Arts Grant Program, administered by Orange County Tourism. Grants are awarded annually to individual artists, organizations and venues in Orange County.  County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and the Orange County Legislature fund this program to support the positive and powerful impact the arts have on the community and economy. 

2014/15 Grant Cycle Now Open and Accepting Applications
Deadline: April 16, 2014

Early submission of applications by mail or in person at our office at Orange County Tourism, 124 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday is accepted and encouraged.

2014/15 Arts Grant Documents

  • Those interested in applying should please download and save all the grant documents below to your computer. Do not start filling out the application before first saving it to your
  • computer.  Any information input before saving it to your computer may be lost and have to be input again.
  • The Application/Checklist Cover Sheets and Application MUST be completed in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat. Other PDF reader programs will not work correctly to fill them out.
  • Download Adobe Reader for FREE here.
  • The Supplier Application Packet is the only document that may be handwritten.
  • All prospective applicants should first read the Information and Guidelines document thoroughly!

2014/15 Arts Grant Information and Guidelines 
2014/15 Arts Grant Application Checklist/Cover Sheets
2014/15 Arts Grant Application    
2014/15 Supplier Application Packet  
2014/15 Arts Grant Judging Guidelines   

Grant Application Process Overview Sessions
An overview of the application process and documents is offered through Orange County Tourism, a division of the Orange County Department of Planning, in their offices located on the first floor at 124 Main Street,Goshen. Two identical sessions will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 10-11am and 4-5pm. Attendance is recommended for first-time applicants, but not mandatory to apply. Registration is required as space is limited. When registering please provide your name, business/organization, title, artistic discipline, email address and phone number. Call 845-615-3860, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

2013-2014 County of Orange Arts Grants Awardees

Twenty-one awards supporting projects in Orange County spanning many artistic disciplines, all open and accessible to the public were given last year for 2013-14 grant cycle.  They include:

Newburgh Heights Association, Inc. - Heights Banners Beautification Project
Orange Regional Medical Center - Fabled Forest Mural in ORMC's Pediatric Center
Robert S. Grawi - Out of Africa: The Beat Goes On
Pine Bush Area Arts Council, Inc. - Celebrate Pine Bush Concert Series
Creative Theater Group, Inc. - Playhouse Fall Finale, RABBIT HOLE
Just Off Broadway, Inc. - Theater for Young Audiences, GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS
Tango Under the Tent, Inc. - Argentine Tango Show and Instruction
Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Inc. - 38th Annual Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Parade
Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson - Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Bandstand Concerts
City of Middletown (Paramount Theatre) - Paramount Opera Project
Melissa Padham - Warwick Dance Festival
Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands - Retrospective Exhibition and Archive of Don Herron
Jubilate, LLC - Hudson Valley Honors Youth Choir 2013
Orange County Classic Choral Society, Inc. - Classic Choral Society Winter Concert 2013
Port Jervis Council for the Arts, Inc. - Holiday Concert featuring Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra String Ensemble
Edward McCarthy - Bolden: An American Hero Documentary Film
MaryBeth P. Hraniotis - Modern Dance Rising: The Dances of Isadora Duncan and Loie Fuller
Bertoni Gallery, LLC - 10th Annual Sundays in July Free Music, Art & Poetry Festival
Town of Wallkill Boys and Girls Club, Inc. - TNT Drama Matters After-School Program
David A. Manley Jr. - Monster Intelligence Puppet Theater
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum - Art in the Wild Sculpture Exhibit 

Orange County Arts Council:Arts Council

The Orange County Arts Council's mission is to strengthen the arts in Orange County by providing educational, promotional, and information services. They accomplish this by coordinating and facilitating relationships among the arts, schools, businesses, government, and the public. For more information visit the council's website at or call 845-469-9168.

The Arts Map

Conceived and designed by two artists, the map makes it easy for art lovers and artists to find resources all over the world. The arts community is invited to create markers and put themselves, their work, or their organizations "on the map."

For a Map of Artists and the Arts in Orange County click on logo below

The Arts Map