NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship 2022 will close on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5:00PM ET

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/ 

Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-architecture-environmentalstructures-design-guidelines/

Choreography Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-choreography-guidelines/

Music/Sound Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-musicsound-guidelines/

Photography Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-photography-guidelines/

Playwriting/Screenwriting Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-playwritingscreenwriting-guidelines/

Questions? [email protected]

**SCROLL DOWN FOR THE APPLICATION FORMS*

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Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

CYCLE 10 is open, closing on November 30.

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. 

Applications are open to artists nationwide. 

Guidelines and further information please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Emergency-Grant-Application-Requirements

Questions? email: [email protected]

*Please note, Rauschenberg Emergency Grants do not cover lost wages. Please check NYFA's Emergency Grants page for COVID-19 emergency resources.

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Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

CYCLE 1 opens November 9, closing on January 7. 

The Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants is a new program, providing 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

Applications are open to artists nationwide. 

Guidelines and further information please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/blog/announcing-rauschenberg-dancers-emergency-grants/

Questions? email: [email protected]

*Please note, Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants do not cover non-essential expenses. Please check NYFA's Emergency Grants page for COVID-19 emergency resources.

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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.


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/.
 

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, practicing visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts, and choreography.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible to apply, you must:
• Be an artist working 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 current and ongoing 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/.
 

2022 Application Deadlines
   Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5:00PM ET

Playwriting/Screenwriting Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-playwritingscreenwriting-guidelines/


Ensure you meet all Eligibility requirements:

  • You are at least 25 years or older.
  • You are a current New York State resident, and/or a resident of one of the Indian Nations located therein.
  • You have lived in New York State, and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein for the past two consecutive years: all of 2020 & 2021.
  • If you are a past NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow, none of the work samples you have submitted have previously received an award.
  • You are not currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program of any kind.
  • You are the originator of the artwork submitted.
  • You have not received five NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships.
  • You have not received a Fellowship in the last five years, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021. 
  • If you are applying as a collaboration (up to 3 artists working together on a regular basis) all names are listed in your application form.
  • If you have applied in more than 1 category (applicants can apply in up to 2 categories each cycle), you have indicated this in your application form. 
  • You are not a NYFA employee, a member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, immediate family member of any of the above, or an immediate family member of a 2022 panelist.

 
Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions!


 

2022 Application Deadlines
   Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5:00PM ET

Choreography Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-choreography-guidelines/


Ensure you meet all Eligibility requirements:

  • You are at least 25 years or older.
  • You are a current New York State resident, and/or a resident of one of the Indian Nations located therein.
  • You have lived in New York State, and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein for the past two consecutive years: all of 2020 & 2021.
  • If you are a past NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow, none of the work samples you have submitted have previously received an award.
  • You are not currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program of any kind.
  • You are the originator of the artwork submitted.
  • You have not received five NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships.
  • You have not received a Fellowship in the last five years, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021. 
  • If you are applying as a collaboration (up to 3 artists working together on a regular basis) all names are listed in your application form.
  • If you have applied in more than 1 category (applicants can apply in up to 2 categories each cycle), you have indicated this in your application form. 
  • You are not a NYFA employee, a member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, immediate family member of any of the above, or an immediate family member of a 2022 panelist.

 
Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions!


 

2022 Application Deadlines
   Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5:00PM ET

Music/Sound Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-musicsound-guidelines/


Ensure you meet all Eligibility requirements:

  • You are at least 25 years or older.
  • You are a current New York State resident, and/or a resident of one of the Indian Nations located therein.
  • You have lived in New York State, and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein for the past two consecutive years: all of 2020 & 2021.
  • If you are a past NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow, none of the work samples you have submitted have previously received an award.
  • You are not currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program of any kind.
  • You are the originator of the artwork submitted.
  • You have not received five NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships.
  • You have not received a Fellowship in the last five years, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021. 
  • If you are applying as a collaboration (up to 3 artists working together on a regular basis) all names are listed in your application form.
  • If you have applied in more than 1 category (applicants can apply in up to 2 categories each cycle), you have indicated this in your application form. 
  • You are not a NYFA employee, a member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, immediate family member of any of the above, or an immediate family member of a 2022 panelist.

 
Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions!


 

2022 Application Deadlines
   Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5:00PM ET

Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design Guidelines:  https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-architecture-environmentalstructures-design-guidelines/


Ensure you meet all Eligibility requirements:

  • You are at least 25 years or older.
  • You are a current New York State resident, and/or a resident of one of the Indian Nations located therein.
  • You have lived in New York State, and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein for the past two consecutive years: all of 2020 & 2021.
  • If you are a past NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow, none of the work samples you have submitted have previously received an award.
  • You are not currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program of any kind.
  • You are the originator of the artwork submitted.
  • You have not received five NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships.
  • You have not received a Fellowship in the last five years, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021. 
  • If you are applying as a collaboration (up to 3 artists working together on a regular basis) all names are listed in your application form.
  • If you have applied in more than 1 category (applicants can apply in up to 2 categories each cycle), you have indicated this in your application form. 
  • You are not a NYFA employee, a member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, immediate family member of any of the above, or an immediate family member of a 2022 panelist.

 
Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions!


 

2022 Application Deadlines
   Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5:00PM ET

Photography Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/2022-photography-guidelines/


Ensure you meet all Eligibility requirements:

  • You are at least 25 years or older.
  • You are a current New York State resident, and/or a resident of one of the Indian Nations located therein.
  • You have lived in New York State, and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein for the past two consecutive years: all of 2020 & 2021.
  • If you are a past NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow, none of the work samples you have submitted have previously received an award.
  • You are not currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program of any kind.
  • You are the originator of the artwork submitted.
  • You have not received five NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships.
  • You have not received a Fellowship in the last five years, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021. 
  • If you are applying as a collaboration (up to 3 artists working together on a regular basis) all names are listed in your application form.
  • If you have applied in more than 1 category (applicants can apply in up to 2 categories each cycle), you have indicated this in your application form. 
  • You are not a NYFA employee, a member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists' Advisory Committee, immediate family member of any of the above, or an immediate family member of a 2022 panelist.

 
Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions!


 

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