SCR Resources


Please contact our grant coordinator, Fred Balzac, at with any questions about the Statwide Community Regrants (SCR) program and to request a copy of materials such as the blank Excel budget forms required to be included in all SCR applications and the final report for each grant-funded project.


Click here for information on the 2024 grant cycle


How to Submit Your Application

All grant applications must be submitted electronically through our online application system at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Submittable site. The application window for the 2024 SCR Community Arts, Arts Education, and Individual Artist grants will open several weeks in advance of the deadline, tentatively anticipaed to occur in mid-December.

For technical questions about Submittable, please contact its technical-support team directly: 

Phone:  (855) 467-8264, ext. 2



Grant Writing Tips

In addition to attending an SCR grant-application seminar or individual consultation with the SCR coordinator if you are required to (or, if not required to, would like to), please read the SCR application guidelines in their entirety first. These guidelines are updated each year to meet NYSCA's requirements. 

Download this Brainstorming Worksheet to organize your thoughts into a competitive grant application. 

Project narratives should be thorough, clear, and concise. Any narratives regarding your budget should match your budget form, and any large or questionable expenses on your budget form should be explained in your budget notes. 

Suggested information to include in your project narrative:


Templates/Forms to Request or Download

To request the blank Excel budget templates (or forms) that are required for use with SCR applications, please email Grant Coordinator Fred Balzac at

Lesson plan template for Arts Education grants


Applicant Eligibility

For specific questions about your eligibility, please contact Grant Coordinator Fred Balzac at fred@adirondackarts.orgEligible applicants include:

Ineligible applicants include:


Crediting Your Grant

It is mandatory that all SCR grantees credit the program appropriately. It helps raise awareness for funding programs like SCR grants and shows your legislators and NYSCA staff members how valuable these funds are. Please use the following statement exactly as it appears on all SCR grant-sponsored program materials:

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 Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.


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