Other Funding opportunities

New York State Council on the Arts

To learn more, visit NYSCA.org

Applying directly to NYSCA opportunities may make you ineligible for Saratoga Arts Community Regrant Programs and other regrant programs supported by NYSCA. Unsure? email grants@saratoga-arts.org


Support for Artists

Funds creative commissions to individual artists across the state. Applicants must apply through a non-profit fiscal sponsor. NYSCA embraces the rich diversity of artmaking across New York, and applicants from all artistic practices and disciplines are encouraged to apply. 

For FY2023 artists may apply for a creative grant to NYSCA, via a sponsoring organization, by selecting from the following artistic areas via a drop-down menu in the application portal.

    • Choreography Commissions
    • Composer Compositions
    • Film, Media, and New Technology
    • Folk and Traditional Arts
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Literature
    • Theater Commissions
    • Visual Arts

Applications are open from May 24, 2022, through 4:00 PM on July 12, 2022. More information can be found here.

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

To learn more, visit NYFA.org or email apply@nyfa.org.

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein.

This grant is awarded in fifteen different disciplines over a three-year period (five categories a year) and the application is free to complete. The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is not a project grant, but is intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice, at all levels of their artistic development.

Applications for the 2022-23 award cycle will open in Fall 2022. The following categories will be reviewed:

  • Craft/Sculpture
  • Digital/Electronic Arts
  • Nonfiction Literature
  • Poetry
  • Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts

More information can be found here.


Anonymous Was a Woman Environmental Art Grants

In partnership with Anonymous Was A Woman, NYFA launched a new program that will provide one-time grants of up to $20,000 to support environmental art projects led by women-identifying artists in the United States and U.S. Territories.

Applications are open now through 5:00 PM on Tuesday, June 14. More information can be found here.

If you have questions about this program, please email awaw@nyfa.org.

NYSCA/NYFA Artists with Disabilities Grant

NYSCA/NYFA Artists with Disabilities Grant

NYFA has partnered with New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to administer cash grants of $1,000 to New York State artists with a disability who reside outside of the five boroughs of NYC and have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis to cover art related expenses.

Applications are open now through 5:00 PM on Tuesday, June 28.

More information can be found here.

email apply@nyfa.org.


The Architectural League NY

To learn more, visit archleague.org


2022 Architecture + Design Independent Projects Grants

Application closed April 13, 2022

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Saratoga Arts' programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.  

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