The Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance (GBCA) is proud to represent the community of Western New York. Our members encompass all aspects of culture in the region: music, theater, visual, literary, and performing arts, history, and science.

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Join us on

Tuesday, November 8 
ADVOCACY on a STATE LEVEL & the 2017 Erie County Budget Process
at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens

Speaker: Carl Calabrese (Partner; Masiello, Martucci, Calabrese and Associates)

Attend this session to learn more about the New York State budget process and how to interact with NYS to represent your interests.

After this meeting you’ll have a better understanding of the timeline for advocacy efforts for New York State and take away different ideas about how to advocate for your interests and organizations.

Erie County Budget Process & Advocacy Next Steps
-GBCA will present information about funding for arts and culturals in the Erie County Budget, important dates (like the public budget hearing), and more!



The goal of the GBCA is to utilize the time, talents, and recourses of its members and their respective organizations to together position the arts, culture, and creativity as critical community assets and priority areas for public and private investment and engagement. The Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance envisions a community that values arts and culture and the integral role they will play in our region’s future. We invite you to join us.