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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.

Prior year awardees must have submit their Final Report before applying for a 2020 Grant.

Ineligible Projects:

Capital projects and fundraising events.

Funding Period:

Projects must take place between April 2020 and March 2021

Grant Amounts:  $1,000 to $5,000

If you have questions about the grant application please email info@afairgame.net.

For Technical questions please contact support@submittable.com Monday through Friday 9:00 to 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time.

There will be a conference call on 3/5/20 from 2:30-4:00 pm when applicants may ask grant questions.  Check afairgame.net for call in details.

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