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Grant Portal opens Monday, Feb. 5, 2024 

Application Deadline: March 21, 2024 5 p.m. (EST) 

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:

  1. Support organizations that produce or present arts programming
  2. 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 operating. 

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

Please consider joining us on Feb. 29, 2024 at 2 p.m. for an Informational call. Staff members will be available to answer questions regarding the grant process. 

Topic: Upstate Theatre Coalition for a Fairgame Arts Grant Information Call

Time: Feb 29, 2024 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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