Saratoga Casino & Racing Foundation, Inc.

Applying for a Grant

GRANT APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

An organization requesting a grant must submit the grant application containing the following information:

  1. Legal name of applicant organization.
  2. Date of establishment, a brief history and mission statement.
  3. Contact person, telephone number and email address.
  4. Qualifications of individuals administering the project.
  5. A description of the program or project proposed for funding, amount requested and a generally itemized budget.

Information that will clarify and support the grant request should be attached to the application.

Grant applications can be obtained from the Foundation Board members, by downloading the application or by writing to:

SARATOGA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
SARATOGA CASINO HOTEL FOUNDATION CHAIRMAN
40 MCMASTER STREET
BALLSTON SPA, NY 12020

Grant requests can also be e-mailed to darmer@saratogacountyny.gov

Completed funding requests are to be sent to the attention of the Chairman of the Foundation at the above address. Applicant organizations may only present grant requests once in any given year. If multiple grants are requested by departments within an organization, they should be submitted together. The Board may or may not fund multiple grants.

Requests will be processed once a year in the Fall as follows:

  • Applications will be accepted beginning September 12, 2016.
  • The deadline for requests is October 14, 2016.  The application must be post marked or received by October 14, 2016.
  • The Foundation Board will act on the grant applications by October 26, 2016.
  • Awards will be distributed at the regular meeting of the County Board of Supervisors on November 15, 2016.

Within one year of receiving a grant, grantees shall submit a report to the Board detailing the use of the funds and an overall assessment of the program or project funded.


The 2016 Foundation Board of Directors:

Chairman: Matthew E. Veitch
Supervisor-City of Saratoga Springs
mveitch@saratogacountyny.gov 

Vice-Chairman: Arthur “Mo” Wright
Supervisor-Town of Hadley
Chairman-Saratoga County Board of Supervisors
supervisorwright@townofhadley.org

Treasurer: George “Skip” Carlson
Saratoga Casino Hotel
scarlson@saratogagaming.com 

Secretary: Diane Armer
Saratoga County Attorney’s Office
darmer@saratogacountyny.gov

Director: Thomas McTygue
Saratoga Harness Horseperson’s Association
tmctygue@aol.com 

Director: Joanne Yepsen
Mayor – City of Saratoga Springs
joanne.yepsen@saratoga-springs.org