Application will be available starting Jan. 31st, 2020

Deadline: March 12 at 5 PM

The FairGame Arts Grants provide support to arts and culture organizations for projects in the three regions represented by FairGame and determined by the New York State Gaming Commission (Capital, Southern Tier, and Catskills). The goals of the grant program are to:

A. Support organizations that produce or present arts programming.
B. Expand opportunities for residents and visitors of these regions to experience the arts.


Eligible Applicants:

Non-profits with a 501 (c) 3 or a New York State Charities Registration Letter. Organizations with budgets of $1.5 million or less with a primary purpose to create or present arts or cultural programs; including libraries. Projects in all arts disciplines are eligible including music, theater, dance, film/video, literary, and visual arts.

Ineligible Applicants:

Individuals, colleges and universities, municipal departments, schools, non-arts organizations.

Geographic Restrictions:

Organizations must be based in one of the following counties in New York State of the FairGame regions:

Capital Region: Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Washington

Catskill Region: Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster.

Southern Tier Region: Broome, Chemung, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Yates.

Creative projects must take place in the same region in which the organization is based. Each applicant organization may submit only one grant application.

Ineligible Projects:

Capital projects and fundraising events.

Funding Period:

Projects must take place between April 2020 and March 2021

Application will be available starting Jan. 31st, 2020

Deadline: March 12 at 5 PM

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