Assistance in Applying


The NYFA Grants team will host a series of virtual information sessions designed to help artists build a strong application. Each live session will have a Q&A section where artists can ask the Grants team questions about the application process.

All QAF applicants are required to attend a live info session or watch a recorded info session. Any one member of an organization or artist collective may attend or watch an info session on behalf of their group.

Live Info Sessions

Registration is required and on a first-come, first-served basis for each live session. All sessions listed below are held virtually over Zoom and are in English.Registration is required and on a first-come, first-served basis for each live session.

  • New Work Info Session: Tuesday, September 26 at 2:00 PM ET, Register here.
  • Arts Access Info Session: Wednesday, September 27 at 2:00 PM ET, Register here.
  • New Work Info Session: Tuesday, October 24 at 2:00 PM ET, Register here.
  • Arts Access Info Session: Wednesday, October 25 at 2:00 PM ET, Register here.

Recorded Info Sessions

Recorded info sessions will be available for viewing on this page approximately one week after the live session.

所有QAF申请人都必须观看信息说明会。任何组织或艺术家团体的任一成员都可以代表其团体参加或观看信息说明会。 录制的信息说明会有中文字幕。录制的信息说明会可在现场直播会议结束后大约一周在此页面上查看。

Todos los solicitantes de QAF deben ver una sesión informativa. Cualquier miembro de una organización o colectivo de artistas puede asistir o ver una sesión informativa en nombre de su grupo. Las sesiones de información grabadas tienen subtítulos disponibles en español. Las sesiones de información grabadas estarán disponibles para ver en esta página aproximadamente una semana después de la sesión en vivo.


From October 9-27, the NYFA Grants team will be offering 25-minute appointments to provide feedback on your draft application and answer any questions you may have. A draft of your application must be started prior to your review appointment in order for us to provide the most helpful feedback. 

Sign-ups opened on September 20 at 10:00 AM ET. All appointments are available on a first come, first served basis and will be held virtually over Zoom.

Book a Session


To request an accommodation or if you need assistance in applying online, please email [email protected] or call (212) 366-6900 ext.264 on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM 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, November 7 to allow adequate time for staff to support you in submitting an application before the deadline.

All questions should be directed to [email protected].


要申请合理便利安排或在线申请时需要帮助,请发送电子邮件至[email protected],或在美国东部时间周三和周四下午2:00至5:00之间致电(212) 366-6900转264。如需在规定时间以外申请合理便利安排,请发送电子邮件至[email protected]安排电话通话。我们要求尽快提出合理便利申请,最迟不晚于11月7日星期二,以便让工作人员有足够的时间支持您在截止日期前提交申请。
所有问题都应发送电子邮件至[email protected]


Para solicitar una adaptación o si necesita ayuda para presentar la solicitud en línea, envíe un correo electrónico a [email protected] o llame al (212) 366-6900 ext.264 los miércoles y jueves entre las 2:00 p. m. y las 5:00 p. m. EST. Para alojamiento fuera del horario previsto, envíe un correo electrónico a [email protected] para programar una llamada telefónica. Solicitamos que las solicitudes de adaptaciones se realicen lo antes posible y a más tardar el martes 7 de noviembre para que el personal tenga tiempo suficiente para ayudarlo a presentar una solicitud antes de la fecha límite.

Todas las preguntas deben dirigirse a [email protected].

Image Credit: Khalif Thompson, Siesta On Lexington, 2021, Oil, pastel, chalk, spray paint, foil, wax, fabric, leather, newsprint, stencil, stamp, handmade paper (abaca, cotton) on canvas.