St. Lawrence County Arts Council Grant Funding Opportunities & Workshop Schedule

Each year, through the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program, the St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) distributes tens of thousands of dollars in state funds throughout the North Country, for the purpose of arts programming. Grants are available to artists, artist collectives, local municipalities, public libraries, and 501(c)3 non-profit organizations throughout Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties.

Is your organization or community planning an arts event in 2020? Interested in learning more? Find and register for a workshop near you! First-time applicants are required to attend a workshop prior to submitting an application. Can’t make it to a workshop? Contact SLC Arts to set-up a one-on-one meeting with our Grant Coordinator.

This year’s workshop schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, June 11, 10:00am - Arts Organizers’ Roundtable, 11:00am - Grant Workshop @ Jernabi Coffeehouse, 11 Maple Street; Potsdam

Wednesday, June 19, 3:00pm @ Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce 16 Church Street; Massena

Thursday, June 20, 10:00am @ Sackets Harbor Arts Center, 119 West Main Street; Sackets Harbor

Tuesday, June 25, 10:00am - Arts Organizers’ Roundtable, 11:00am - Grant Workshop @ Moving Mountains Café, 9719 State Route 812; Croghan

Tuesday, July 02, 6:00pm @ Lake St. Lawrence Arts, 10 Main Street; Waddington

Wednesday, July 10, 6:00pm @ North Country Arts Council

Thursday, August 01, 3:00pm @ Ogdensburg Public Library

Friday, August 09, 6:00pm @ Lewis County Historical Society7552 South State Street; Lowville

Thursday, August 15, 10:00am - Arts Organizers’ Roundtable, 11:00 - Grant Workshop @ Lyric Coffeehouse, 246 James Street; Clayton

Saturday, August 17, 10:00am @St. Lawrence County Arts Council
41 Elm Street, Room 124A; Potsdam

Assistance and feedback are always available throughout the application process. FY2020 Applications and Guidelines are available at Still have questions? Please contact Alicia Murphy, Grant Coordinator, at