Grant Portal opens Monday, Feb. 5,  2024

Fairgame was created in partnership with casinos in three gaming regions:  Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady, Resorts World Catskills, del Lago Resort and Casino and Tioga Downs Casino Resort.

The Fairgame Arts Grants provide support to arts and culture organizations for projects in the three regions represented by Fairgame and determined by the NYS Gaming Commission (Capital, Southern Tier, and Catskills) with organizational budgets of $1.5 million or less.  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.

Note:  These grants are for project support; they are not intended to support general operations.

In order to apply for a Fairgame grant, applicants must create a Submittable account.

Prior year awardees must have submitted their Final Report before applying in 2024.

Grants will support projects that take place between June 1, 2024, and May 31, 2025.