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Saratoga County Non-Profits & Artists

Saratoga Program for Arts Funding (SPAF)

Artist Grants I Project Grants I Arts Education Grants

Letter of Intent: October 25, 2013
Application Deadline: November 22, 2013

SPAF Artist Grants
Artist Grants in the amount of $2,500 each are awarded to individual artists for the creation of new work that engages local communities in the creative process. In 2013 Saratoga awarded one Artist Grant in the amount of $2,500. All arts disciplines accepted.

Applicants (2014)

SPAF Project Grants
SPAF Project Grants of $500-$5,000 are awarded to non-profit organizations, municipalities and sponsored individual artists in partnership with qualifying organizations to present arts and cultural programs of high artistic merit in local communities throughout Saratoga County. In 2013 Saratoga Arts awarded $35,300 for SPAF Project Grants.

Applicants (2014)

Recipients (2013)


SPAF Arts Education Grants
AE Grants ranging $500-$3,000 are available to eligible Saratoga County-based non-profit cultural organizations and individual artists in partnership with a public school in Saratoga County. In 2013 Saratoga Arts awarded two Arts Education Grants in Saratoga County totaling $3,739.

The basic eligibilty requirements:

  • The lead applicant must be an artist or non-profit cultural organization in Saratoga County
  • If a school is interested in partnering with an artist residing outside of Saratoga County, the artist can be fiscally sponsored by an eligible non-profit organization in Saratoga County
  • The partnering school must be a public school
  • Private and parochial schools are ineligible to apply
  • The proposed project must include three contact sessions between an artist, certified arts teacher, and the same core group of students
  • AE grants cannot fully fund any project's expenses.


Applicants (2014)

Recipients (2013)


Questions? Contact Sharon Wait, Grants Administrator,, 518-584-4132.








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Interactive Grant Map

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Take a peek at the 2013 Interactive Grant Map!

For Saratoga County arts events, please see the BLUE map markers, and for Fulton or Montgomery County arts events please see the GREEN map markers.

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