Thursday, 15 February 2024 13:49

Applications Open to Arts Organizations for Fairgame Grants

SCHENECTADY —The Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fairgame announced the opening of the fourth round of Fairgame Arts Grants – a funding opportunity for non-profit arts and cultural organizations in three New York state regions—Capital Region, Catskills and Southern Tier. 

In all, not-for-profit organizations based in 27 counties are eligible to apply for grants from $1,000–$5,000. 

Since 2019, the Arts Grant has been awarded to over 100 non-profit arts and cultural organizations and distributed more than $450,000 in funding. 

The Upstate Theater Coalition for a Fairgame was created in partnership with the State of New York and the casinos in the three gaming regions: Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, Resorts World Catskills, del Lago Resort & Casino and Tioga Downs Casino Resort. Coalition members are: Bardavon Presents (Poughkeepsie), Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (Bethel), Clemens Center (Elmira), Forum Theatre (Binghamton), Palace Performing Arts Center (Albany), Proctors (Schenectady), Rochester Broadway Theatre League’s Auditorium Theatre (Rochester), Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs City Center, State Theatre of Ithaca, Times Union Center (Albany) and Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. 

The deadline for grant applications is 5 p.m. Thursday, March 21. Grant guidelines can be found at afairgame.net. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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