Canadian Women Artists' Award

CYCLE 6 opens on May 24th, and closes on September 13th.

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is a $5,000 cash grant designed to provide financial support to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 working in any discipline. It is supported by funding granted to NYFA by the Canadian Women's Club (CWC) of New York as a way to continue its philanthropic work when it disbanded.

Guidelines and further information please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/canadian-women-artists-award/

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Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

Cycle 15 will open on September 27, with a deadline of October 28, for emergencies occurring February 1, 2022 and after. 

The Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergency expenses experienced by artists in financial need. 

Guidelines and further information please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/rauschenberg-medical-emergency-grants/

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Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

Cycle 4 is now open through August 19, 2022. 

The Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need across the U.S. who are in dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dire financial emergencies include the lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food. 

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NYSCA/NYFA Artists with Disabilities Grant

Application is now closed. The next cycle will open in Fall 2022.

The NYSCA/NYFA Artists with Disabilities Grant program will distribute cash grants of $1,000 to artists with a disability who have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis to cover art related expenses.

Guidelines and further information please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/nysca-nyfa-artists-with-disabilities-grant/

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Recharge New Surrealist Prize

The 2021 cycle closed. Applications will open in Fall 2022.

The Recharge New Surrealist Prize is a $7,000 cash award for painters living in the United States and U.S. Territories working in the New Surrealist style. Funding is provided by the Gu Family of the Recharge Foundation. Applications are open to artists at least 18 years of age at the time of the application deadline. Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are eligible to apply.

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NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship 2022 cycle is now closed. Applications for the 2023 cycle will open in Fall 2022.

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein.

More information visit: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/ 

RAUSCHENBERG DANCER EMERGENCY GRANTS
This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need, who have a dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Dire financial emergencies“ include the lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food. If you were displaced due to COVID, expenses to enable you to return to your working home base are eligible. You must present an urgent and critical need for emergency support in your application.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible to apply, you must: 


• · Demonstrate recent and sustained activity as a professional dancer in any stage/performance style, including aerial, ballet, hip-hop, jazz, modern, tap, and traditional/folk. This is defined as being a paid dancer over the last three-four years in public-facing performances. Inactivity, or online/streaming activity, during COVID is eligible. Self-produced online presentations and/or performances shared solely through personal websites, Instagram or Facebook are not eligible. Your resume/bio should include: Title/production/event, company (if applicable), your position/role, location, date(s) for each engagement.

· Live in one of the 50 states, a tribal nation, a U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia on the grant deadline

· Be 21 years or older on the grant deadline

· Have adjusted gross annual income of $75,000 or lower for an individual, or $150,000 for joint filers, averaged over the last two federal tax returns

· Provide a W-9 with a Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) or EIN if you are funded

· Not be enrolled in a degree-seeking program

· Request expenses that have been/will be incurred in the U.S.


For more information visit:
https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/rauschenberg-dancer-emergency-grants/


Questions: [email protected]
The first step in applying is to determine your basic eligibility. To be eligible, you must be able to answer "Yes" to these statements. If you can, please continue to complete the application. If you cannot, you are not eligible to apply. Please see our list of other artist emergency resources at https://www.nyfa.org/online-resources/emergency-resources/.
 

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is a $5,000 grant designed to provide financial support to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 working in any discipline. In 2022 CWC and NYFA will be awarding three (3) $5,000 awards, 1 in each of the following categories:

  1. Visual Arts: Painting, Photography, Craft/Sculpture, Printmaking/Drawing and Interdisciplinary Work
  2. Media and Design: Video/Film, Experimental Sound and Design
  3. Literary Arts: Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, or Playwriting/Screenwriting

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is open to women artists who are:

  1. Canadian citizens, and able to provide proof of citizenship with legal documentation upon receipt of the award.
  2. Between the ages of 25 and 40 by the application deadline.
  3. Current residents of New York state.
  4. Applying in only one of the eligible discipline categories.
  5. The originators of the work, i.e. not awarded to interpretative artists.
  6. Not a previous recipient of the Canadian Women Artists’ Award.
  7. Not NYFA employees, members of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, and/or an immediate family member of any of the above.

Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are eligible to apply. 


ELIGIBLE DISCIPLINES IN VISUAL ARTS CATEGORY:

  • Crafts/Sculpture
  • Interdisciplinary Work
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking/Drawing

ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

NYFA is committed to supporting artists from every background, and at all stages in their creative careers. We strongly encourage artists of color, LGBTQ+ artists, artists with disabilities, and artists living outside of the metropolitan area to apply.

To request an accommodation or assistance in applying, please email [email protected]. We ask that requests for accommodation be made as soon as possible, or by Tuesday, August 30, 2022, to allow adequate time for staff to support you in submitting an application before the deadline.

For more information and guidelines, visit www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/canadian-women-artists-award/

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is a $5,000 grant designed to provide financial support to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 working in any discipline. In 2022 CWC and NYFA will be awarding three (3) $5,000 awards, 1 in each of the following categories:

  1. Visual Arts: Painting, Photography, Craft/Sculpture, Printmaking/Drawing and Interdisciplinary Work
  2. Media and Design: Video/Film, Experimental Sound and Design
  3. Literary Arts: Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, or Playwriting/Screenwriting

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is open to women artists who are:

  1. Canadian citizens, and able to provide proof of citizenship with legal documentation upon receipt of the award.
  2. Between the ages of 25 and 40 by the application deadline.
  3. Current residents of New York state.
  4. Applying in only one of the eligible discipline categories.
  5. The originators of the work, i.e. not awarded to interpretative artists.
  6. Not a previous recipient of the Canadian Women Artists’ Award.
  7. Not NYFA employees, members of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, and/or an immediate family member of any of the above.

Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are eligible to apply.


ELIGIBLE DISCIPLINES IN MEDIA & DESIGN CATEGORY:

  • Video/Film
  • Experimental Sound
  • Design


ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT
NYFA is committed to supporting artists from every background, and at all stages in their creative careers. We strongly encourage artists of color, LGBTQ+ artists, artists with disabilities, and artists living outside of the metropolitan area to apply.

To request an accommodation or assistance in applying, please email [email protected]. We ask that requests for accommodation be made as soon as possible, or by Tuesday, August 30, 2022, to allow adequate time for staff to support you in submitting an application before the deadline.


For more information and guidelines, visit www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/canadian-women-artists-award/

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is a $5,000 grant designed to provide financial support to Canadian women artists ages 25-40 working in any discipline. In 2022 CWC and NYFA will be awarding three (3) $5,000 awards, 1 in each of the following categories:

  1. Visual Arts: Painting, Photography, Craft/Sculpture, Printmaking/Drawing and Interdisciplinary Work
  2. Media and Design: Video/Film, Experimental Sound and Design
  3. Literary Arts: Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, or Playwriting/Screenwriting

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is open to women artists who are:

  1. Canadian citizens, and able to provide proof of citizenship with legal documentation upon receipt of the award.
  2. Between the ages of 25 and 40 by the application deadline.
  3. Current residents of New York state.
  4. Applying in only one of the eligible discipline categories.
  5. The originators of the work, i.e. not awarded to interpretative artists.
  6. Not a previous recipient of the Canadian Women Artists’ Award.
  7. Not NYFA employees, members of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, and/or an immediate family member of any of the above.

Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are eligible to apply.

ELIGIBLE DISCIPLINES IN LITERARY ARTS CATEGORY:

  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction
  • Fiction
  • Playwriting/Screenwriting

 
ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

NYFA is committed to supporting artists from every background, and at all stages in their creative careers. We strongly encourage artists of color, LGBTQ+ artists, artists with disabilities, and artists living outside of the metropolitan area to apply.

To request an accommodation or assistance in applying, please email [email protected]. We ask that requests for accommodation be made as soon as possible, or by Tuesday, August 30, 2022, to allow adequate time for staff to support you in submitting an application before the deadline.


For more information and guidelines, visit www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/canadian-women-artists-award/

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