Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
For over 25 years, the Community Arts Partnership's grants, events, programs and services have been a driving force behind the vibrant arts community of Ithaca and the neighboring towns and villages. ...  Read more
Exciting news: CAP has joined many other partners in the new Tompkins Center for History and Culture....  Read more
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CAP's five grant programs have distributed over $4.5 million dollars since 1992! ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

In 2018, CAP awarded over 30 local artists a Specific Opportunity Stipend. "SOS" is designed to help artists take advantage of significant career opportunities.

Bruce Levitt, Professor in the Department Performing and Media Arts at Cornell University, was one of the artists in the recent October SOS cycle to receive the grant. His award will assist with the costs associated with an important opportunity from Factory Films Limited to distribute his film, "Human Again." about the Phoenix Players Theatre Group (PPTG) at the Auburn Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in Auburn New York. The film has already won a number of awards at national film festivals.

"This distribution opportunity will raise the visibility for myself and the film world-wide," Levitt says. "It will call attention to the issues of addressing trauma in incarcerated people, and lead to invitations...  Read more