Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years
An invite, nice messages, grant Awards and more! ...  Read more
For over 27 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
Find Yen's virtual exhibit on our ArtSpace page....  Read more
See our grant page to apply for the next round of our Specific Opportunity Stipend for Tompkins artists. Due March 5th. ...  Read more
An open call for the Spring Writes Literary Festival is due on March 10th! ...  Read more
MUCH HAS CHANGED to provide more access to area artists. Check it out! ...  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Posted Feb. 24, 2021

For many years, the Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC) has been awarded CAP grants for multiple programs.  

In 2021 alone, GIAC received funding from CAP's SOS grant, Arts Education Grant and Artist in Community Grant for their senior breakfast arts programming, after school programs, and more!

Whether it is studying different cultures from around the globe, training in several forms of dance, or learning technical skills for stage productions, the participants in GIAC’s projects have gained confidence and opened themselves up to new fields of interest. Despite restrictions due to COVID-19, the GIAC staff has done incredible work to ensure that the students in these programs will get the most out of their experiences. With community events being cancelled and limits on transporting GIAC participants, GIAC has turned to providing community performances virtually.  

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