Anonymous Was A Woman Emergency Relief Grant 

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Applications Open: Monday, April 6, 2020, 10:00 AM EST

Applications Close: Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 6:00 PM EST

Applicant Notification: By Thursday, April 30, 2020

Application requirements and further information please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Anonymous-Was-A-Woman-Emergency-Relief-Grant

Questions? email: [email protected]


Scroll down the page for the link to the application form.


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JGS Fellowship for Photography

2020 cycle of the JGS Fellowship for Photography is now open. 

Applications close on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 11:59PM EST.

2020 Guidelines please visit: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KHmuF_3Fua1VZxDZMizQ97_NMc94E1ea/view

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

Contact us at: [email protected]  

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Rauschenberg Emergency Grants

Applications for the 2020 cycle are now open. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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.

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The Canadian Women Artists’ Award

2020 CYCLE WILL OPEN ON APRIL 14, 2020

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Recharge Foundation Fellowship for New Surrealist Art

2020 CYCLE TO OPEN LATE APRIL 2020

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NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

2021 CYCLE WILL OPEN IN LATE SEPTEMBER 2020 

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Open to visual and media artists, and choreographers. If you aren’t sure if your artistic discipline fits within these guidelines, please contact the grant administrator. 

  • Open to artists who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories. 
  • Applicants must demonstrate current and ongoing activity in their artistic discipline/s.
  • Applicants cannot be enrolled in any degree-seeking program.

GUIDELINES:

  • The fund provides one-time cash grants of up to $5,000 to cover expenses caused by one-time, unexpected medical or dental emergencies . Eligible expenses include, but are not limited to: hospital and doctor bills (including insurance co-pays); tests; physical/occupational therapy; prescription drugs specifically for the emergency medical condition; and emergency dental work.
  • Grants cannot be used to cover expenses for non-emergency medical conditions; ongoing psychiatric treatment; regular dental check-ups or procedures; eyeglasses or standard vision care; elective surgery; non-medical expenses resulting from financial hardship; purchase of materials; loan repayment; purchase of insurance; or loss of property, even if the result of an emergency.
  • Recipients can only receive one grant from the Rauschenberg Emergency Grants program in their lifetime.
  • Funds go directly to the artist, not a medical provider, vendor, or any individual on the grantee’s behalf. Grant awards are routinely paid by check. Grantees with a Chase account can request an electronic funds transfer (ETF). Other grantees may receive an ETF and will be charged a $50 transaction fee, which cannot be paid by grant funds.
  • Period covered: Expenses from six months prior to applying and/or projected six months into the future can be requested.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Applications are reviewed using two criteria:

  • Demonstrated need
  • Impact of funds to allow recipient to return to/continue making work

2020 Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 11:59PM ET

The JGS Fellowship for Photography is open to New York State photography artists, living and working anywhere in 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

Ensure you meet all Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be working in photography.
  • Applicants can work in traditional and experimental photography or any form in which photography or photographic techniques are pivotal, if not exclusive.
  • Applicants must be a current full-time resident of New York State and have lived full-time in one of the regions listed above for a minimum of 12 months at the time application’s close.
  • Applicant must be at least 25 years of age at the time the application closes.
  • Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs of any kind are not eligible to apply.
  • All past recipients of any NYFA grant or Fellowship are eligible to apply.
  • NYFA employees, member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists’ Advisory Committee, and/or an immediate family member of any of the above cannot apply.

Download a full copy of the 2020 guidelines here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KHmuF_3Fua1VZxDZMizQ97_NMc94E1ea/view

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