Saratoga Arts - Arts Center | Arts Council


Since 1991, Saratoga Arts has awarded nearly $1,146,316 for community-enhancing and life-enriching arts programs in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties.

For the 2015 grant cycle, Saratoga Arts awarded $82,709 to twenty six applicants, including four for arts education programs and two individual artist grants.


Saratoga Arts Provides Grant Writing Assistance to Current Applicants!

Application Review Deadline: October 23, 2015


Sample: Letter of Intent
Brainstorming Worksheet
Promoting Your Grant-Funded Event

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 Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Current & Previously Awarded Grants


Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation, Amsterdam, 2015 Riverlink Music Series, $4,000

Asian Culture Inc., Clifton Park, 2015 Chinese Culture Dance Gala,  $2,500

Shawn Atkins, Saratoga Springs, The Forest Speaks, $2,500

Ballston Spa Film Festival, Ballston Spa, 8th Annual Ballston Spa International Short Film Festival,  $3,500

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, Clifton Park, Hispanic Heritage Celebration and Dance Party,  $1,000

Colonial Little Theater, Johnstown, 2015 Theater Series, $5,000

Foundation for Fulton Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, Buckmoon Arts Festival, $2,500

Friends of Fort Plain in partnership with Harry Hoag Elementary School, Fort Plain, Mosaic Mural, $3,000

Friends of Saratoga Battlefield, Schuylerville, Music and Arts in the Park, $3,000

Friends of Schoharie Crossing, Fort Hunter, Not Just For Kids Storytelling, $2,600

Friends of the Visual and Performing Arts, Fultonville, Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival, $3,739

Gloversville Public Library in partnership with Park Terrace Elementary School, Gloversville, Ellen Sinopoli Dance Co. Residency, $1,200

Mechanicville Public Library, Mechanicville, Tunes at Tallmadge, $3,055

Mohawk Valley Chorus, Amsterdam, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Pops, and Christmas Concerts, $5,000

Music on Mainstreet, Canajoharie, 2015 Music on Mainstreet Series, $4,000

Historical Society of Moreau, South Glens Falls, Celebrating the Parks-Bentley Place Through the Centuries, $2,500

Jill Kovachick, Saratoga Springs, in partnership with Saratoga Springs High School, Ceramic Residency, $2,325

Saratoga Choral Festival, Saratoga Springs, 2015 Saratoga Choral Festival, $2,000  

Saratoga Shakespeare Co., Saratoga Springs, Artistic Salary Support for Love's Labor's Lost,  $5,000

Susan Shanley, Saratoga Springs, in partnership with Schuylerville High School, Animals, Animals, Animals Mural Project, $1,875

Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs, Where Biology Meets Visual Art, $3,600 

Julie Takacs, Canajoharie, Painting the Natural Beauty of Montgomery County, $2,500

Town of Corinth Youth Commission, Corinth, Summer Theatre Workshop 2015, $5,000

Village of Fort Plain, Fort Plain, 2015 Last Night (News Years Eve) Celebration, $1,500

Village of Northville in partnership with Sacandaga Valley Arts Network, Northville, 2015 A Celebration of Music, $4,000

Village of St. Johnsville, St. Johnsville, 2015 Music Series, $2,000


Previously Funded Artists and Organizations:

Individual Artists

Terry Conrad (Sculpture / Wood)
Anne Francey (Painting)
Phil Haggerty (Photography)
Daesha Harris (Photography)
Linda Hinkle (Graphic Design)
Sterz Imrie (Video Installation)
JoAnn Gramaglia Johnson (Paper/Mixed Media)
Naton Leslie (Writing)
Alice Manzi (Sculptor)
Marilyn McCabe (Writer)
Stanley McGaughey (Music Composition)
Timothy Olsen (Music Composition)
Brenny Rabine (Writing)
Joseph Richards (Film)
Jay Rogoff (Poet)
Tom Ryan (Painting)
Susan Shanley (Visual Arts / Literary)
Elizabeth Woodbury (Music Composition)
Ceres Zabel (Mosiac Arts)
Nancy Bruno (Photography)
Tania Halko-Susi (Music)
Elaine Handley (Writing)
Mary Kathryn Jablonski (Poet/Visual Art)
Mary Cuffe-Perez (Writing)
Katie Bowen (Music)
Sarah Pedinotti (Music)
Mary Sanders Shartle (Writing)
Diane Lachtrupp (Choreographer/Dancer)
Constance Dodge (Painting)
Deb Hall (Photography)
Patricia Kay (Photography)
Vidya Subramanian (Music)
Nancy Walker (Music)
Margo Mensing (Visual Art)

Teaching Artists

Al Budde and Wendy Birdwell
Bells & Motley Olden Music
Catskill Puppet Theatre
Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company
Motoko Dworkin
Anne Francey
Frank Giorgini
Chris Holder
John Kirk and Trish Miller
Jill Kovachick
Matt McElligott
Ruth Pelham
Salem Play Project
Susan Shanley
Nancy Sharples
Susan Slotnick
Jacqueline Sweeney
The Van Lodostov Family Circus
Laura Walsh
Jack Powell
Jill Kovachick
Galen Odell-Smedley
Kat Koppett



Ballard Road Elementary School
Ballston Spa High School
Cambridge Elementary School
Caroline Street Elementary School
Charlton Heights Elementary School
Corinth Elementary School
Corinth Middle School
Division Street Elementary School
Dorothy Nolan Elementary School
Edinburg Elementary School
Fort Edward Elementary School
Galway Middle School
Geyser Road Elementary School
Glens Falls Middle School
Gowana, Acadia and Koda Middle Schools
Granville Central Elementary School
Greenfield Elementary School
Greenwich Elementary School
Hadley Luzerne Elementary School
Hartford Elementary School
Kensington Road Elementary School
Lake Avenue Elementary School
Malta Avenue Intermediate School
Mary J. Tanner Elementary School
Mechanicvile Elementary School
Mechanicville Middle School
Milton Terrace Primary School
Moreau Elementary School
Pashley Elementary School
Salem Central School
Sanford Street School
Saratoga Independent School
Schuylerville Elementary School
Shatekon Elementary School
Shenendehowa High School
South Glens Falls Senior High School
St. Clement's Catholic School
Stevens Elementary School
Stillwater Elementary School
The Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs
Waterford-Halfmoon Elementary School


Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation
Asian Culture Inc.
Ballet Regent School
Ballston Area Community Center
Ballston Area Recreation Commission
Ballston Spa Film Festival
Ballston Spa Library
Burnt Hills Oratorio Society
Burnt Hills United Methodist Church
Caffe Lena
Cap. Dist. Assoc. for Education of Young Children
Caroga Historical Association and Museum
Catholic Charities/Saratoga Mentoring Program
Citizens Advisory Committee for Arts & Culture
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library
Community Human Services
Corinth Free Library
Corinth Theatre Guild
Cornell Cooperative Extension in Fulton and Montgomery Counties
Colonial Little Theater
Dance Alliance
Domestic Violence Services
Edinburg Historical Society
Foothills Family Productions
Franklin Community Center
Friends of Grant Cottage
Friends of Music of Shenendehowa
Friends of Saratoga Battlefield
Friends of Saratoga Library
Friends of Schoharie Crossing
Frothingham Free Library
Fulton Montgomery Community College Foundation
Galway Lions Club
Galway Public Library
Greater Galway Community Services Association
Greenfield Review Literary Center, Inc,
Historical Society of Moreau/South Glens Falls
Historical Society of Saratoga Springs
Hudson Crossing Park
Hudson Mohawk Country Dancers of Saratoga
Frederick Allen Elks Lodge #609
Johnstown Public Library
Land Trust of the Saratoga Region
Literacy Volunteers of Saratoga
Malta Youth Commission
Mechanicville Area Community Center
Mechanicville District Public Library
Mental Health Association of Fulton and Montgomery Counties, Inc.
Mohawk Valley Chorus
Music on Mainstreet
National Museum of Dance
New Century Ensemble
Northeast String Orchestra
Northeast Woodworkers
Not So Common Players
Odyssey School of Fine Arts
Old Saratoga Historical Association
Opera Excelsior
Original Works Repertory Theater
Racing City Chorus
Round Lake Auditorium
Round Lake Library - Malta Branch
Sacandaga Valley Arts Network
Saratoga Bridges
Saratoga Center for the Family
Saratoga Chamber Players
Saratoga Chamber Singers (formerly FMA)
Saratoga Children's Theatre
Saratoga City Ballet
Saratoga County Options for Independent Living
Saratoga Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.
Saratoga Film Forum
Saratoga Shakespeare Co.
Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus
Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Program
Saratoga Springs Mayor's Office
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Saratoga Springstreet Gallery (Saratoga Institute)
Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra
Schuylerville (Old Saratoga) Area Chamber of Commerce
Schuylerville Public Library
Schuylerville United Methodist Church
Springstreet Gallery
Senior Citizen's Center of Saratoga Springs
Southern Adirondack Library System
Spring Hill Waldorf School
Stillwater Area Community Center
Stillwater Players Among Others
Town of Ballston Community Library
Town of Corinth Youth Commission
Town of Day
Town of Edinburg
Town of Hadley
Town of Malta
Town of Moreau
Town of Stratford
Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church
St. Timothy's Episcopal Church
Van Alstyne Homestead Society
Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Canajoharie
Village of Corinth Parklands Committee
Village of Fort Plain
Village of Northville
Village of South Glens Falls
Village of St. Johnsville
W.B. Reed Fnd'n/Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council
Waterford Historical Museum & Cultural Center
West Side Neighborhood Association
Youth Ballet & Dance Eclectic


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