Saratoga Arts' mission is to enrich the region by
cultivating a vibrant arts community and by
ensuring that the arts are accessible to all.

Arts Education Grants

ARTS EDUCATION GRANTS

In addition to funding short term residencies taking place in pre k-12 public school settings, artists and organizations can apply for AE funding to support AE residencies for learners of any age taking place in community-based settings!  In-School Arts Education Grants & Community-based Arts Education Grants ranging $500-$3,000 are available to eligible Fulton, Montgomery, & Saratoga Counties-based non-profit cultural organizations and individual artists.

The grant application process for the 2020 Community Arts Grant Cycle has been completed. Submitted proposals for 2020 projects were deliberated on by our grant panels through January 2020, with notifications going out February 2020. Grant awardees were announced March 2020.

Timelines, Grant Seminar dates/locations, guidelines and application material for the 2021 Community Arts Grant Cycle will be available in May 2020.

In-School Arts Education Grants:

The basic eligibility requirements:

  • The residency will take place in a prek-12 public school during or after school hours
  • The lead applicant must be an artist or non-profit cultural organization
  • The proposed project must be sequential and include three contact sessions between an artist and the same core group of students

Application, Guidelines and Budget Forms (2021 Guidelines and Application Forms will be available May 2020)
2020 In School AE Guidelines (PDF)
2020 In School AE Application (WORD)
2020 In-School AE Budget (EXCEL)

Community-Based Arts Education Grants

The basic eligibility requirements:

  • The residency will take place at a community-based setting (i.e. library, senior center, community center, etc.)
  • The lead applicant must be an artist or non-profit cultural organization
  • The proposed project must be sequential and include three contact sessions between an artist and the same core group of students

Application, Guidelines, and Budget Form (2021 Guidelines and Application forms will be available May 2020)
2020 AE Community Guidelines (PDF)
2020 AE Community Application (WORD)
2020 AE Community Budget (EXCEL)