Calls to Artists& Grant Opportunities
Opportunities for Artists
Financial Support for Artists & Nonprofits
Arts in Education Funding
LARAC Supports Artists!
Calls to Artists
The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council is accepting proposals from visual artists or groups for the 2024 exhibition schedule at LARAC’s Lapham Gallery. LARAC will update this page with Calls for Artists for specific shows.
Community Arts Grants
Deadline for 2023 Applications: DECEMBER 2ND, 2022 by 3PM
Community Arts Grants provide support for arts and cultural projects to community-based organizations, groups, collectives or artists. LARAC provides financial support to artists and organizations in Warren and Washington County through 3 categories: Program Support for Organizations Grant, Individual Artist Grant, and Arts Education Grant. Programs in the past have included dance performances, theater productions, concerts, historical programs, art/craft classes and workshops, readings, and film series.
NEW APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND 1 GRANT APPLICATION SEMINAR OR SCHEDULE A MEETING WITH THE GRANT COORDINATOR prior to applying for an overview and explanation of the grant process. It is recommended that interested parties download and read over the application before meeting with the Grant Coordinator.
GRANT SEMINAR DATES:
Monday, September 19th, 4-5pm | LARAC | 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls
*for all new applicants*
Wednesday, October 5th, 11am – 12pm | Argyle Free Library | 21 Sheridan St, Argyle
Tuesday, October 18th, 5-6pm | Easton Library | 1074 NY-40, Greenwich
*for all new Organizational applicants*
Thursday, November 3rd, 10-11am | Bolton Free Library | 4922 Lakeshore Drive, Bolton Landing
Wednesday, November 9th, 5-6pm | LARAC | 7 Lapham Place
*for all new Individual Artist applicants*
Monday, November 21st, 12-1pm | The Georgi on the Battenkill | 28 Adam Ln, Shushan
LARAC is looking for individuals with backgrounds in the arts and knowledge of their community to serve on our funding grant panels. If interested, or you would like to recommend an individual, please fill out the Panelist Nomination Form.
Program Support for Organizations Grant
The Program Support for Organizations Grant is available to 501(c)(3) or New York State non-profit organizations with an active board of trustees. Programs must take place in 2022, be arts and cultural in nature, and open and accessible to the public.
Each organization may apply for a minimum of 1 or no more than 3 programs to be funded and may request the amount of $500, $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000 total across all programs.
Programs in the past have included dance performances, theater productions, concerts, historical programs, art/craft classes and workshops, readings, and film series. Deadline to apply for 2023: DECEMBER 2ND, 2022
Arts Organization Guidelines 2023
Arts Organization Application 2023
Art Organization Budget Form 2023
Arts Education Grant
• K-12 Program
The Arts Education In School K-12 Grant is designed to support arts education projects in K-12 school settings and partnerships between arts providers and public schools. Programs must take place in the 2022 calendar year, be arts and cultural in nature, and meet for at least (3) consecutive hands-on sessions. This grant is for grades K-12 and requires sessions to either take place during the school day, with both the artist and cooperated educator involved.
Organizations and Individual Artists may apply for a funding between $300 – $5,000
Programs in the past have included dance performances, theater productions, concerts, and historical programs. Deadline to apply for 2023: DECEMBER 2ND 2022
Arts Education- K-12 Application 2023
Arts Education Budget Form 2023
• Community Based Learning Program
The Community Based Learning Grant is designed to support arts education projects in community-based settings such as libraries, community centers, and senior centers, for youth to senior learners. Programs must take place in the 2022 calendar year. Curriculum must include at least (3) contact sessions with the same teaching artist(s) and core group of students. Non profit organizations can apply directly for funds. A letter of support from the teaching artist is required, and if applying as an individual, the applicant artist must reside in the same county as the partnering organization.
Organizations and Individual Artists may apply for a funding between $300 – $5,000.
Deadline to apply: DECEMBER 2ND 2022
Arts Education- Community Based Application 2023
Individual Artist Grant
The Individual Artist Grant is available to artists located in either Warren or Washington County for the creation of NEW WORK.
Funded artists will receive a stipend of $2,500 to be used for supplies, marketing, space rental, or as personal compensation.
Applicants must be 18+ with their primary residence located in Warren or Washington County. The work must be artist initiated, reflect local culture, and involve the community. Artists who received an Individual Artist Grant for 2020, 2021, or 2022 are ineligible.
Deadline to apply for 2023: DECEMBER 2ND 2022
Individual Artists Guidelines 2023
Individual Artists Application 2023
Resources through NYSCA
Creative Impact: Capital Region Artist Support Facebook Group
COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits by NYCON
NYSCA is a state funding agency that provides support for activities of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in New York State.
The New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON) is the Soapbox and Tool Box for New York State´s Nonprofits. NYCON works to build the capacity of our over 3,200 nonprofit members to enhance the quality of life in communities throughout New York State.
The mission of NYFA is to empower artists across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives. We do this through three main program areas: cash grants and fiscal sponsorship, online resources, and professional development training.
The Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of NY is the pioneer in arts-related legal aid and educational programs about the legal and business issues that affect artist and arts organizations.