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

Monday, November 21 at 6PM
for the Erie County Public Budget Hearing
at Old County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo (4th floor)

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has released the 2017 proposed budget includes recommended funding for cultural agencies of $6,104,709. This is a $219,934 increase over last year and includes 6 new organizations. 

If you are interested in speaking on behalf of your organization or on behalf of cultural funding in general, the sign up sheet will be available earlier in the day on 11/21 at Old County Hall, 92 Franklin Street or you can call in advance 716.858.7500 or email


The goal of the GBCA is to utilize the time, talents, and resourses 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.