SARATOGA ARTS' COMMUNITY ARTS GRANTS
Since 1991, Saratoga Arts has awarded close to $1,350,000 for community-enhancing and life-enriching arts programs in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties.
For the 2018 grant cycle, Saratoga Arts has awarded $103,800!
NEED HELP WITH YOUR APPLICATION?
Application Review Deadline (Optional): October 5, 2018
Final Report Forms:
Saratoga Arts' Community Arts Grants are made possible with funding by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Artist Grants in the amount of $2,500 are awarded for individual artists to create new work and share their creative process with the community in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties.
Over the years, Saratoga Arts has awarded a total of $121,000 to individual artists. In 2018, Saratoga Arts awarded three Artist Grants, in the amount of $2,500 each, to artists in Northville, Ballston Spa, & Halfmoon, NY.
Basic Eligibiity Requirements:
- Request Is For New Work In 2019
- Proof of Residency in Fulton, Montgomery, or Saratoga County
- Connection To Community
Letter of Intent: September 14, 2018
Application Preview: October 5, 2018
Application: October 26, 2018
Meet the Artist & Artist Grant Info. Sessions
July 12 & 18, 2018
Are you interested in learning about the Artist Grant firsthand from an artist who has gone through the application process and was awarded funding? Join us for one of the following special Meet the Artist Sessions to meet and talk with a local artist about their funded project, current work, and experience submitting a grant proposal to Saratoga Arts.
July 12, 2018
Julie Takacs Art Studio
439 Mapletown Road
Canajoharie NY 13317
(Julie Takacs 2015 Artist Grant Awardee)
July 18, 2018
Mark Blech Art Studio
10 Thompson Street
Ballston Spa NY 12020
(Mark Blech 2018 Artist Grant Awardee)
Preregister to attend one of these events by clicking on the date above.
PREVIOUSLY FUNDED ARTIST GRANTS
Mary Cuffe Perez, Writer, What We Keep, $2,500
What We Keep, the artist wrote stories from interviews with residents of Maplewood Manor Nursing Home, Ballston Spa, NY, focusing on a life episode inspired by a keepsake - an object, a song, or simply a vivid memory. The stories were printed in a booklet accompanied by the storytellers' photographs and read at Maplewood Manor, Brookside Museum and other locations.
Julie Takacs, Visual Artist, Painting Montgomery County, $2,500
An intensive study of watercolor painting of natural subjects in the Montgomery County region in 2015.
Terry Conrad, Visual Artist, Adirondack Forum, $2,500
Adirondack Forum: A collapsible venue composed of a connected ring of ten Adirondack Chairs. The venue is a place for workshops, storytelling, and presentations by experts in the field.The forum will be constructed from found materials around Saratoga County.
All grant-funded programs are open to the public and take place in communities all over Saratoga, Fulton, & Montgomery Counties.