NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship 2023 cycle is now open. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 at 5:00PM ET.

The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $8,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein.

For more information, please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/artist-fellowships/ 

(Scroll down the page to find all applications!)

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2023 Queens Arts Fund

The 2023 Queens Arts Fund (Arts Access Grant and New Work Grant) will open Tuesday, November 8th at 10AM ET. The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 5th, 2023 at 5:00PM ET.

Queens Arts Fund (QAF) offers project-based grants to Queens-based artists, artist collectives, and small non-profit organizations to support the local production of artwork and cultural programs that highlight, engage, and bolster the diverse communities of the Queens borough.

For more information, please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/queens-arts-fund/

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Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

Cycle 15 is now closed. Cycle 16 will open November 29, with a deadline of January 13, for emergencies occurring April 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 6 is open as of November 9, with a deadline of December 9, for essential expenses between July 1, 2022 and April 30, 2023.

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 closed.

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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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 rental housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, transportation 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:

· Not have previously received a Rauschenberg Emergency Grant through NYFA

· 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 educational/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) (at least the year) 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/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/.
 

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