Saratoga Arts seeking Applications for Artist Grants (United States)

Saratoga Arts seeking Applications for Artist Grants (United States)

Deadline: 25-Sep-20

The Saratoga Arts funded by the New York State Council on the Arts is seeking Letter of Intents (LOIs) for its Artist Grants that directly support individual artists in creating new work, giving them the means to devote time solely to develop their craft, improve technical skills, grow their artistic career, and broaden their exposure, inspiring their community with their creativity and resourcefulness.

1000 new grants and donors
Priority

Saratoga Arts give funding priority is given to the arts-related aspect of the proposed project:

Artist fees
Art-related supplies and materials needed for the execution of the program
Marketing/publicity and other outreach costs (postcards, fliers, online marketing, etc.)
Funding Information

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Saratoga Arts Artist Grants provide awards of $1000 – $2,500.
Eligibility Criteria

Eligible artists residing in Fulton, Montgomery, or Saratoga County.
All art disciplines are eligible.
Applicant artists must be 18 years old.
Student projects are not eligible for support. Full-time students enrolled in a degree program are not eligible.
The artist may not apply directly to NYSCA and Saratoga Arts within the same year.
Previous Artist Grant recipients are not eligible to re-apply for three years following the receipt of their grant award.
All applicants must attend a 2021 Artist Grant Informational Seminar or meet individually with the Grants Coordinator for orientation.
Other allowable expenses:
Planning and preparation expenses for a proposed event.
Materials and expendable equipment not in excess of $1000.
Equipment, including software, subscriptions, and training related to the creation and promotion of virtual programming.
About Saratoga Arts

The Arts Center, at 320 Broadway in historic downtown Saratoga Springs, is the home for arts education for all ages; an art gallery; a gift shop, a performance space for film, music, theater, and much more.

Deadline Free Grants
All of their activities flow directly from their mission of making the arts accessible:
they encourage and enhance public access to a full range of the arts and art modes, from traditional work by established artists and performers to contemporary work by emerging artists;
they help all in the community recognize themselves as artists and explore their abilities to make art, and in our programming and approach to programming we enact that commitment;
and finally, they work with other organizations in the region – arts presenters, business groups, and governmental agencies – toward their vision of a greater community that understands the powerful role the arts play in personal enrichment and community development, and the regional interconnections of all stakeholders in that vision.
For more information, visit https://www.saratoga-arts.org/grant-programs/artist-grants/

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