Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years

Resources - Performing, Literary, Film


Community of Literary and Magazine Presses serves one of the most active segments of American arts and culture: the independent publishers of exceptional fiction, poetry and prose.

Poets & Writers - The primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers.

The New York State Literary Web Site
New York Literary Map online.

The Arts Council of Finger Lakes provides information on resources to present work.

Inkitt Writing Competition Directory​



Playwriting Opportunities - contests and competitions listed by deadline and other handy tools.

International Centre for Women Playwrights - a lively and supportive membership organization for women playwrights and those who support them.




New Music Box - E-zine of the American Music Center: news and articles on contemporary American music.

Actors Fund - a nonprofit, national human services organization that helps entertainment and performing arts professionals.

Dance Theatre Workshop - One of America's preeminent performing arts institutions, Dance Theater Workshop maintains an uncompromising mission to identify, present, and support independent contemporary artists and companies to advance dance and live performance in New York and worldwide.

The Field  - serves independent performing artists through non-curated programs, where risk-taking and originality are championed, and the broadest range of artistic voices is heard.

Meet the Composer  - supports the creation of new musical work and the engagement of new work with people and communities throughout the United States.

Artist Farm is a company dedicated to exploring music, business and life. As a business, they are engaged in Artist Management, Music Business Education, Publications, Personal/Business/Artist Development (Helping you Figure stuff out), and "The Farm Team" Check it out at:

American Composers Forum was founded to join communities with composers and performers, encouraging making and playing new music.

American Music Center The New Music USA Online Library is a vast and comprehensive digital database that contains over 57,000 works by more than 6,000 composers, and includes over 14,000 media samples (recordings and scores).

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers The ASCAP is a membership association of more than 500,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music.



Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center supports the creation and presentation of art works achieved through the use of new and evolving technologies and to create an environment where artists can make work inspired and achieved by electronic media.

International Documentary Association supports the efforts of nonfiction film and video makers throughout the US and the world; promoting the documentary form; and expanding opportunities for the production, distribution, and exhibition of documentary.

Rooftop Films is a non-profit film festival and production collective that supports, creates, promotes, and shows daring short films worldwide and in a weekly summer rooftop film festival.

Women Make Movies a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women.

The Arts Council of Finger Lakes provides distribution and finishing/presentation funds for electronic media and film.

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