Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

Cycle 15 is now open, 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 who create in the visual arts, choreography, or film/video/digital/electronic arts. 

Guidelines and further information please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/rmeg

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Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

Cycle 5 is now open, with a deadline of October 14, 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 and its consequences. Dire financial emergencies include the lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food. 

Guidelines and further information: please visit https://www.nyfa.org/rdeg

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NYSCA/NYFA Artists with Disabilities Grant

Cycle 2 is now open through November 1, 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/ 

The NYSCA/NYFA Artists with Disabilities Grant will distribute unrestricted 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. The grant will be open to visual, media, music, performing, literary, and multidisciplinary artists who live in upstate New York (outside the five boroughs of NYC).

Visit NYFA's website for more information: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/nysca-nyfa-artists-with-disabilities-grant/


WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Applicants must identify as disabled.
  • Applicants need to be actively creating in visual, media, music, performing, literary, or multidisciplinary arts. 
  • Applicants need to provide documentation of a sustained commitment to their artistic practice from any time over the past 4 years (2018 to date).
  • Applicants must be 21 years or older on or before Tuesday, September 6, 2022.
  • Applicants must be current New York State residents who have lived outside of the five boroughs of NYC for at least the past twelve months. Only those who maintain residency outside the five boroughs of NYC will be considered.
  • Applicants can be past recipients of any of NYFA’s grant programs.
  • Applicants do not need to be U.S. citizens but must be able to provide a W-9 with a Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) or EIN (after selection).
  • NYFA employees, members of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists’ Advisory Committee, and/or an immediate family member of any of the above cannot apply.


CYCLE 2 GRANT TIMELINE:

Applications Open: Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM EDT

Applications Close: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 5:00 PM EDT

Applicants Notified: November 2022


REQUEST AN ACCOMODATION:

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: (212) 366-6900 ext 264 (Please call on Mondays from 2pm to 5pm ET)

For accommodation outside of the provided time slot, please email [email protected] to schedule a phone call. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible, and no later than Tuesday, October 18 to allow adequate time for staff to support you in submitting an application before the deadline.

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 and its consequences. “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 at least the last three years in public-facing performances (outside of academic settings). 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 must include: Title/production/event, company (if applicable), your position/role, location (city/town and state), 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/rdeg


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/.
 

RAUSCHENBERG MEDICAL EMERGENCY GRANTS
This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergencies to artists in financial need, creating in the visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts, and choreography.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible to apply, you must:
• Be an artist creating in visual arts, film/video/digital/electronic arts, or choreography
• Be 21 years or older on the cycle’s deadline
• Reside in the United States, the District of Columbia, a Tribal Nation, or a U.S. Territory
• Have an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or lower for an individual, or $150,000 for joint filers, averaged over the last two federal tax returns
• Your medical emergency and treatment must occur in the U.S. (including D.C., Tribal Nations and U.S. Territories)

• Demonstrate recent and sustained activity in your artistic discipline
• Not be enrolled in any degree-seeking program
For more information visit:
https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/rauschenberg-medical-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/.
 

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