Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for 30 years
For 30 years, the Community Arts Partnership's grants, events, and programs have been a driving force behind the vibrant arts community of Ithaca and Tompkins County! ...  Read more
Buy awesome vintage art at Art Sale fundraiser. ...  Read more
Got to our grants page for information three grant programs due in January. If you are a Tompkins County artists, or a not for profit doing arts events, check it out! ...  Read more
Take a look at the recipients of this grant, whose projects focus on racial justice and mental health. ...  Read more
The Message from Executive Director, Megan Barber is truly inspiring. Take a look and find the PDF on our "All About CAP" page....  Read more

Arts Partnership Success Story

Local author Sorayya Khan was awarded a SOS Grant to embark on a tour for her latest book, "We Take Our Cities With Us: A Memoir."

While Sorayya has published 3 novels, this is her first book tour. Khan was encouraged by peers to tour and she wanted to put 100% effort into promotion in the first month post-release. Sorayya applied for the grant to help cover costs for her 1990 mile journey.

Khan is known for her three previous novels "City of Spies" (winner of the 2015 Best International Fiction Award), "Five Queen’s Row," and "Noor." She has published 13 essays and had writing featured in several anthologies.

When asked about the grant’s impact, Sorayya said: “The SOS grant makes possible my book tour for my memoir. It's...  Read more