Arts Mid-Hudson

Dutchess County Funds

Dutchess partners in the arts

County SealPrint

Application Deadline: May 12, 2016

Arts Mid-Hudson is requesting proposals that will establish partnerships for arts programming to enhance the Dutchess County region, that take place during 2016.  We seek partners that have a history of achievement in the arts, good management and stable finances; and self-sustaining programs with the potential to make a measurable impact.

Arts Mid-Hudson is a nonprofit arts service organization founded in 1964, dedicated to strengthening and supporting artists and arts organizations in Dutchess County and the Mid-Hudson Valley region.

Who can submit a proposal?

An applicant organization must be a registered non-profit 501(c)(3), and either demonstrate through its mission or programming a commitment to provide excellent arts and/or cultural events in Dutchess County, or serve as a fiscal sponsor for an organization that meets these criteria.

Arts Mid-Hudson is interested in partnering with institutions that contribute to creating a lively arts scene in Dutchess County, including proposals for arts exhibitions, music concerts, film series, live theater, unique performances and experiential activities for visitors and residents.

Proposals will be in the form of a Scope of Services, and shall include a detailed description of the program(s), budget, expected impact, anticipated audience served and marketing and promotion plans. Contracts will be awarded on information provided and the ability of the organization to fulfill the contract. Activities may occur during the calendar year 2016.

Information Session:

Click here to RSVP (Recommended)

Date Time Location
April 6, 2016 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Arts Mid-Hudson, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie


The deadline for the 2016 funding is May 12, 2016

Please read the RFP and FAQ for full information on who can apply, eligible activities, and funding priorities:

AMH_RFP_Arts_Culture_2016 Final

2016 Dutchess Partners FAQ’s

Click here to apply on Submittable

Documents you need to apply:

FY2016 Dutchess Partners in the Arts – Q’s (word document to see the questions that you will need to answer on the Submittable website)

2016-Activity(ies) (excel sheet to be filled out and uploaded with your application)

2016-Attendance by Zip Code (excel sheet to be filled out and uploaded with your application)

2016-Marketing (excel sheet to be filled out and uploaded with your application)

2016-OrganizationalBudget (sheet to be filled out and uploaded with your application)

2016 Project Budget Form (excel sheet to be filled out and uploaded with your application, if applying for a single project)

Letter-of-Agreement-for-Fiscal-SponsorsDC2016 (if applicable)

Questions? call 454-3222 or email:

View Background Photo
Show Page Contents