Month: March 2020



COVID-19 | Resources and Updates from NYFA

Read on for a message from Michael L. Royce, Executive Director, NYFA. We at NYFA are taking precautions with the evidence of sustained community transmission of COVID-19 in New York City, and wanted to be in touch with updates and resources to help you during this uncertain time. In light of these extraordinary circumstances, NYFA…

Announcing | NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre Recipients

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Awarded a Combined $2 Million in Funding to 94 Projects. NYC Media and Entertainment Commissioner Anne del Castillo announced today that the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) awarded the second round of NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre to 94 music, theatre, film,…

Announcing | Rauschenberg Emergency Grants Program

NYFA partners with Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer new emergency grant program that will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 for medical emergencies. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has partnered with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer a new medical emergency grant program called Rauschenberg Emergency Grants. This marks the first…

Monday Motivation | Beware of the Machines!

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week When you send out your resume and cover letter, the first ones to scan them might not be real people, but algorithms! And making a good impression on pieces of code can be a lot trickier than impressing human beings. When submitting electronic applications,…

Register Now | Film Pitches and Grant Applications: What Funders Really Want to Know, and Why

April 21 online workshop will provide an overview for early and mid-career filmmakers and media artists wishing to improve their fundraising skills. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to present “Film Pitches and Grant Applications: What Funders Really Want to Know, and Why” for early and mid-career filmmakers and media artists on Tuesday,…