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ITHACA, N.Y. – Do you have a mural you’d like to paint in Ithaca this spring? Individuals or groups may submit requests for up to $300 toward mural projects that incorporate an aspect of justice in their project. Murals can be on/in a community center, school, business, home, vehicle, fence, or anywhere in the Ithaca area that faces the public. Applicants need permission for location prior to applying.

Application checklist:
– Your name(s), contact(s), and mural title
– Short project description, dimensions, materials list, budget, timeline
– Amount of money you’re requesting
– Image of your proposed mural
– Picture of location for which you have permission for this project
– 3-5 examples of previous art experience

Applications due: April 6, 2018 by 5 p.m.
Winning Proposals Announced: April 13, 2018

Successful proposals will demonstrate potential impact project will have on our communities. Juried by representatives of co-sponsoring organizations listed below.

Artists may wish to show matching funds from other sources including businesses, non-profits, organizations, or individuals.

Questions? Email:

Deliver applications to: Southside Community Center 305 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY 14850
or send electronic submissions to

Co-sponsors: Southside Community Center, Multicultural Resource Center, Cultura Ithaca, No Mas Lagrimas, Ithaca Youth Organizing Fellowship, Black Lives Matter Ithaca, Shirari Industries, Groundswell, CUSLAR, ACTION (Activists Committed to Interrupting Oppression Now), Risley Residential College at Cornell, Ithaca Asian American Association, and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ Ithaca).

Want to join as a co-sponsor or contribute to help make more projects possible?
Go to or send an email to

Jennifer Wholey

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