Saratoga Arts - Arts Center | Arts Council



Since 1991, Saratoga Arts has awarded just over $1,305,000 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!


Saratoga Arts Provides Grant Writing Assistance to Current Applicants!

Application Review Deadline (Optional): October 5, 2018


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 M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Current & Previously Awarded Grants

2018 Community Arts Grants Awards

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Community Arts Grants for organizations and individual artists in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties.

Congratulations to the following 35 grant receipients who have been awarded $101,800 to support community-based arts events taking place in 2018:

Saratoga County

$4,700 - Arts District on Beekman Street, Saratoga Springs
6th Annual Beekman Street Art Fair

$2,500 - Mark Blech, Ballston Spa
Artist Grant

$2,140 - Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, Clifton Park
Taiko Musical Performance

$5,000 - Corinth Theatre Guild, Corinth
Summer Theatre Workshop 2018

$3,836 - Dance Flurry Organization, Waterford
Flurry Festival
$1,907 - Friends of Saratoga Battlefield, Stillwater
Exploring Diverse and Timeless Connection to the Battles of Saratoga Through Arts, Living History, Music, and Cultural Education

$2,500 - Gloversville BID, Gloversville
Music at the Chamber

$4,250 - Greenfield Review Literary Center, Greenfield Center
The Saratoga Native American Festival

$2,302 - Hudson Mohawk Chorale, Burnt Hills

$3,700 - Malta League of Arts, Malta
Plein Air Festival

$2,500 - Jessica Mansmith, Halfmoon
Artist Grant

$2,520 - National Bottle Museum, Ballston Spa
Creativity in the Community: Fundamentals of Hot Glass

$3,800 - Saratoga Arts Fest, Saratoga Springs
La Dolce Vita Remix

$4,000 - Saratoga Senior Citizen's Center
Saratoga Springs, Lunchtime Concerts

$4,500 - Saratoga Shakespeare, Inc., Saratoga Springs
2018 Summer Production, As You Like It

$2,520 - Saratoga YMCA, Saratoga Springs
Similes & Synesthesia with artist Jackie Sweeney

$1,675 - Schuylerville Public Library, Schuylerville
Libraries Rock: Summer Music Series

$1,550 - Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park, Wilton
Plein Air at the Preserve & Park & Blues for the Karner

Fulton and Montgomery Counties

$4,382 - Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation, Amsterdam
Riverlink Summer Series 2018

$3,000 - Caroga Arts Collective, Caroga
Caroga Lake Music Festival 2018 & Summer Student String Project

$2,000 - City of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
The Amsterdam Oratorio by Maria Riccio Bryce

$4,382 - Colonial Little Theatre, Johnstown
2018 Theatre Series

$2,020 - Friends of Fort Plain, Fort Plain
The Future of the Erie Canal in Fort Plain

$3,857 - Friends of Schoharie Crossing, Fort Hunter
Not Just for Kids Storytelling Series

$2,020 - Fulton County YMCA, with artist Allyson Kaczmarek, Johnstown
Brown's Raid, a Historical Musical

$3,000 - Glen Conservancy, Fultonville
Glen Conservancy Community Concert Series

$2,500 - Gloversville BID, Gloversville
Music at the Chamber

$2,000 - Gloversville Citizens Band, Gloversville
Summer Band Concerts in the Park

$1,500 - Johnstown Citizen's Band, Johnstown
Johnstown Mid-Summer Concert Series

$2,000 - Kanatsiohareke, Inc., Fonda
Second Annual Haudenosaunee Film Festival

$2,500 - Lexington Foundation, Johnstown
Fulton-Montgomery County Art Show

$2,500 - Mohawk Valley Chorus, Amsterdam
Rutter's Requiem

$3,857 - Music on Mainstreet, Canajoharie
Music on Mainstreet Summer Concert Series 2018

$4,382 - Sacandaga Valley Arts Network, Northville
Sacandaga Live: A Celebration of Music in 2018

$2,500 - Philip Spaeth, Northville
Adirondack Sketches: Traditional ADK Instruments in Concert Music
Artist Grant

$2,000 - Village of St. Johnsville, St. Johnsville
Concerts in the Park





Previously Funded Artists and Organizations:



Individual Artists

Shawn Atkins (Multi Media/ Film)
Julie Takacs (Plein Air / Watercolor)
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
Colonial Little Theater
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 Fort Plain
Friends of Grant Cottage
Friends of Music of Shenendehowa
Friends of Saratoga Battlefield
Friends of Saratoga Library
Friends of Schoharie Crossing
Friends of the Visual and Performing Arts
Frothingham Free Library
Foundation for Fulton Montgomery Community College
Galway Lions Club
Galway Public Library
Gloversville 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
Jill Kovachick
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 Choral Festival
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
Julie Takacs
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
Sacandaga Valley Arts Network
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


Back to top


Saratoga Arts' Grant-Funded Events Happening Near You!

All grant-funded programs are open to the public and take place in communities all over Saratoga, Fulton, & Montgomery Counties.  










site by lis design and kernel creative media