NYFA Grants

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

CYCLE 8 will close on June 29.

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

Applications are open to artists nation wide. 

2020 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.


JGS Fellowship for Photography

The 2021 cycle will close June 30, 2021

The JGS Fellowship for Photography is a $7,000 cash grant to be awarded to five (5) New York State-based photography artists who are living and working outside New York City.

Applications are open to photographers from the following New York State regions: Western New York, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, Central New York, North Country, Mohawk Valley, Capital District, Hudson Valley and Long Island.

For more information: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/JGS-Fellowship-for-Photography

Guidelines: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/the-jgs-fellowship-for-photography/application-guidelines/

Questions? Email [email protected] 



The Canadian Women Artists’ Award

The 2021 cycle will close Wednesday, June 30 2021 at 5PM, EST.

The Canadian Women Artists’ Award is open to emerging or early career female artists in New York State.

The $5,000 award is designed to provide financial support to an emerging or early career artist working in any discipline, and can be used in any manner the recipient deems necessary to further their artistic goals. 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.

In 2021, two $5,000 awards will be distributed.



NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship 2021 cycle is closed. The 2022 cycle will open in late Fall, 2021.

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

Questions? [email protected]


NYFA Grants