SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York (August 21, 2019) – The Saratoga Casino Hotel Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for the 2019 cycle. The Foundation exists to support charitable and public benefit organizations whose mission is the betterment of quality of life, health and welfare of Saratoga County residents.
To qualify for a grant, organizations must be classified as a not-for-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service. Applicant organizations must carry out services and activities that benefit the residents of Saratoga County. Activities that address problem gambling, support youth, senior citizens, recreation, arts and community benefit are given priority.
The deadline for grant request filing is September 23, 2019. The Foundation Board will act on the grant applications by October 10, 2019. Awards will be presented at a ceremony at Fortunes Restaurant in Saratoga Casino Hotel on Sunday, October 27 prior to the live harness racing program.
“We are very proud of the Foundation partnership formed by the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors, the Saratoga Harness Horseperson’s Association and Saratoga Casino Hotel,” commented Foundation treasurer, Skip Carlson. “The feedback from the organizations that receive grants is heartwarming and the Foundation Board is looking forward to the grant process in the coming weeks.”
Grant applications can be downloaded online at SaratogaCasinoHotelFoundation.org. Previous grant awards can also be reviewed on the website.
Grant requests can also be submitted via email to TConnolly@SaratogaCountyNY.gov or mailed to:
Saratoga County Board of Supervisors
Casino Hotel Foundation Chairman
40 McMaster Street
Ballston Spa, New York 12020
The Saratoga Casino Hotel Foundation is funded by Saratoga Casino Hotel and the Saratoga Harness Horseperson’s Association. The Foundation has funded over $400,000 in grants to more than 180 organizations since 2004.