The SLC Arts website is currently under reconstruction.

Please visit us on facebook or instagram @SLCARTSNY for the most up to date information.

The SLC Arts staff can also be reached at 315.265.6860 or arts@slcartscouncil.org.

To visit our online shop or register for programs, please click HERE

The Creative Spirit Community Arts Center located at 6-8 Raymond Street in Potsdam is OPEN!

Visit us Tuesday-Friday from 10 to 6pm or Saturday from 10 to 5pm.

Statewide Community Regrants Program

The 2024 Grant Cycle has concluded. Please check back this summer for information about our 2025 Grant Cycle.

Grant Applicant Resources:


Read the grant guidelines for the grant you are planning to apply for:

2024 Individual Artist Grant Guidelines

2024 Arts Education Grant Guidelines

2024 Community Arts Grant Guidelines

Read the application questions for the grant you are planning to apply for:

2024 Individual Artist Grant Printable Application Questions

2024 Arts Education Grant Printable Application Questions

2024 Community Arts Grant Printable Application Questions

Are you applying through a fiscal sponsor?  Here’s what’s involved:

Fiscal Sponsorship Explained

Fiscal Sponsor Letter of Agreement

Hiring artists? You need to attach a signed contract to your application

Artist Sample Contract Form

Renting something or hiring a non-artist for your project? You need to attach a signed contract to your application.

Other Services Sample Contract Form

Apply Here:

Grant Recipient Resources:

Credit the grant correctly:

State Community Regrants Credit:
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and administered by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.”

Notify SLC Arts as soon as possible if any changes need to be made to your program.

Are you an artist getting paid by a grant? You need to sign this form so we can legally pay you.

W-9 Form

Survey your audience (not required, but encouraged).

Audience Survey Form

Expect a visitor from SLC Arts to come see your program. Here’s what they’ll be looking for:

DEC Event Audit Form (Electronically Fillable – Word Format) | DEC Event Audit Form (Printable – PDF Format)

Submit a final report:

2023 Individual Artist Grant

2023 Arts Education Grant

2023 Community Arts Grant Final Report


SLC Arts Logos (Print & Online)

Please Note: Grant recipients are NOT permitted to use the NYSCA logo.