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Statewide Community Regrants Program

** The 2024 SCR cycle is currently OPEN!

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

Last day for application feedback: February 20 ** 

Individual artists, municipalities, libraries, 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations can apply directly for grants. Others may be eligible to apply with the help of a sponsoring organization. Grants are project based and support cultural programming in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties of New York State.

All applicants are required to attend an info session or meet with the Grant Coordinator, Alicia Murphy, before submitting an application. Alicia can also provide one-on-one support to help you feel comfortable with the application process.

If you are thinking about applying for a grant, please email us at grants@slcartscouncil.org to talk about your ideas! We can help you determine the best funding option for your project/event.

Available Grants:

5

Individual Artist Grant

  • Who can apply: Individual artists
  • Request/award: $1,000 – $2,500.
  • Funds support the creation of new, original work that includes community involvement in the project’s creative process and/or the culmination of  a public performance or exhibition.

 

5

Arts Education Grant

  • Who can apply: Individual artists, non-profits, or unincorporated organizations, working in partnership with a K-12 public school or community-based partner.
  • Request/award: $300-$5,000
  • Provides rich, artistic learning experiences for K-12 public school students and/or community-based learners of all ages.
5

Community Arts Grant

  • Who can apply: Municipalities, libraries, or 501(c)3 non-profit organizations. In addition, individual artists or
    organizations may apply with an eligible municipality, library, or non-profit acting as a fiscal sponsor.
  • Request/award: $300-$5,000
  • Supports public arts experiences.

Arts Funding Info Sessions:

Free, informational info sessions are scheduled each year throughout the tri-county area.  

This year, all applicants will be required to attend an info session or meet with the Grants and Services Manager before submitting an application. 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL GRANT WORKSHOPS.

*PLEASE CLICK THE DATE OF EACH WORKSHOP TO REGISTER*

Thursday, January 04, 12:00pm

Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, January 09, 11:00am

Potsdam Public Library, Upstairs Classroom

2 Park Street, Potsdam

In case of inclement weather or low registration, this live meeting will be converted to a Zoom meeting.  Notification will be emailed, to all who have registered for the live workshop, at least two hours before the meeting is scheduled.  The Zoom meeting registration link is HERE.  Please DO register for the live meeting first, if you plan to attend.  

Saturday, January 13, 11:00am

Flower Memorial Library, South Reading Room

229 Washington Street, Watertown.

In case of inclement weather or low registration, this live meeting will be converted to a Zoom meeting.  Notification will be emailed, to all who have registered for the live workshop, at least two hours before the meeting is scheduled.  The Zoom meeting registration link is HERE.  Please DO register for the live meeting first, if you plan to attend.  

Wednesday, January 17, 11:00am

Brave DIY Studio

5406 Shady Avenue, Lowville

In case of inclement weather or low registration, this live meeting will be converted to a Zoom meeting.  Notification will be emailed, to all who have registered for the live workshop, at least two hours before the meeting is scheduled.  The Zoom meeting registration link is HERE.  Please DO register for the live meeting first, if you plan to attend.  

Monday, January 22, 3:00pm

Zoom Meeting – Register

Wednesday, January 24, 6:00pm

Zoom Meeting

Friday, January 26, 9:00am

Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, January 30, 11:00am

Thousand Islands Arts Council

314 John Street, Clayton

In case of inclement weather or low registration, this live meeting will be converted to a Zoom meeting.  Notification will be emailed, to all who have registered for the live workshop, at least two hours before the meeting is scheduled.  The Zoom meeting registration link is HERE.  Please DO register for the live meeting first, if you plan to attend.  

Wednesday, February 07, 10:00am

Zoom Meeting

Saturday, February 10, 10:00am

Potsdam Public Library, Upstairs Classroom

2 Park Street, Potsdam

In case of inclement weather or low registration, this live meeting will be converted to a Zoom meeting.  Notification will be emailed, to all who have registered for the live workshop, at least two hours before the meeting is scheduled.  The Zoom meeting registration link is HERE.  Please DO register for the live meeting first, if you plan to attend.  

Monday, February 12, 6:00pm

Zoom Meeting

Thursday, February 15, 9:00am

Zoom Meeting

Wednesday, February 21, 2:00pm

Potsdam Public Library, Upstairs Classroom

2 Park Street, Potsdam

In case of inclement weather or low registration, this live meeting will be converted to a Zoom meeting.  Notification will be emailed, to all who have registered for the live workshop, at least two hours before the meeting is scheduled.  The Zoom meeting registration link is HERE.  Please DO register for the live meeting first, if you plan to attend.  

Tuesday, February 27, 12:00pm

Zoom Meeting

Questions? Please contact our Grants Coordinator at grants@slcartscouncil.org to request a private meeting.

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