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Since 1991, Saratoga Arts has awarded just over $1,146,000 for community-enhancing and life-enriching arts programs in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties.

For the 2017 grant cycle, Saratoga Arts is awarding $100,800!


Saratoga Arts Provides Grant Writing Assistance to Current Applicants!

Application Review Deadline: October 12, 2016


Sample: Letter of Intent
Brainstorming Worksheet
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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

2016 Community Arts Grants Awards

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Community Arts Grants for organizations and individual artists in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties. Thirty-four grants totaling $104,945 have been awarded to support community-based arts events taking place in 2016.

This year's grant-funded recipients and their funded projects offer the community year-round opportunities to experience a wide array of free or low-cost artistic and musical events highlighting talented local and regional artists. An estimated 32,575 community members, 6,246 youth, and 822 artists will directly participate in the funded events throughout the year:

Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation, Amsterdam, Riverlink Summer Series 2016, $5,000

Asian Culture Inc., Clifton Park, 2016 Chinese Culture Dance Gala, $3,150

Ballston Spa Fim Festival, Inc., Ballston Spa, 2016 Annual Ballston Spa Film Festival, $3,925

Beekman Street Art Fair, Saratoga Springs, 4th Annual Beekman Street Art Fair, $4,000

Clifton Park Halfmoon - Public Library, Clifton Park, Renaissance Faire, $1,442

Colonial Little Theater, Johnstown, 2016 Theater Series, $4,406

Dorothy Nolan Homeschool Assoc., Saratoga Springs, Colonial Towns and Townspeople, $2,252

Friends of Fort Plain, Fort Plain, Erie Canal in Fort Plain Mural (Phase 2), $3,000

Friends of Saratoga Battlefield, Schuylerville, Celebrating the National Park Service, $2,800

Friends of Schoharie Crossing, Fort Hunter, Not Just For Kids Storytelling, $3,200

Glove Performing Arts Center, Gloversville, Monty Python's Spamalot, $4,100

Gloversville Public Library, Gloversville, Celtic Footprints at Park Terrace Elementary School, $2,040

Bruce Hiscock, Greenfield Center, Creating a Nature Story Picture Book, $1,500

Johnstown Public Library, Johnstown, Serenading Strings in the Park, $1,825

Lexington Foundation, Johnstown, Statewide Juried Art Show, $2,500

Maria Riccio Bryce, Amsterdam, Swan Song, $2,500

Miriam Romais, Saratoga Springs, Homesteading: One Lone Girl, $2,500

Mohawk Valley Chorus, Amsterdam, Composition for Clarinet Quartet and Masterclass - Premiere Concert, $3,169

Montgomery County Historical Society, Fort Johnson, Bright Mohawk Valley: A Concert of Irish Roots Music, $975

Music on Mainstreet Inc., Canajoharie, Summer Concert Series 2016, $3,500

Not So Common Players, Clifton Park, Forever Plaid & The Marvelous Wonderettes, $3,000

Sacandaga Valley Arts Network, Northville, A Celebration of Music 2016, $4,404

Saratoga Children's Theatre, Saratoga Springs, Intergenerational Chorus, $3,924

Saratoga Choral Festival, Saratoga Springs, 2016 Children’s Program, $2,000

Saratoga Shakespeare Co., Saratoga Springs, Artistic Salary Support for Cyrano de Bergerac, $4,000

Saratoga Springs Public Library & The Flurry Festival, Saratoga Springs, The Flurry Festival, $4,599

Kendra Schieber, Corinth, Signs by Hand, $1,288

Ben Schwab, Clifton Park, Neighborhood Connection, $2,500

Schuylerville Public Library, Schuylerville, Around the World: A Multicultural Arts Program, $1,665

Town of Ballston Public Library with Lastdayshining, Burnt Hills, Live Original Score to an Original Silent Film, $5,000

Town of Corinth /Youth Commission, Corinth Summer Theatre Workshop 2016, $5,000

Jay Towne, Amsterdam, Minutiae, $2,500

Village of Fort Plain, Fort Plain, Thursdays in the Park, $4,505

Village of St. Johnsville, St. Johnsville, Concerts in the Park: Harold Ford and The Refrigerators, $2,776

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


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