Author: Amy Aronoff



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Announcing | 2021 Tomorrowland Projects Foundation Awards $7,000 Grant to Danielle Dean

Award administered by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce that Los Angeles and San Diego-based artist Danielle Dean was selected as the 2021 recipient of a $7,000 cash grant awarded through the Tomorrowland Projects Foundation.  Dean was selected by a panel…

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Introducing | 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows, Finalists, and Panelists

$616,000 Awarded to 92 New York State Artists Working in Fiction, Folk/Traditional Arts, Interdisciplinary Work, Painting, and Video/Film The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship program, which it has administered for the past 36 years with leadership support from the New York State…

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Apply Now | Fiscal Sponsorship for Support for Artist Grants from New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)

To help meet the NYSCA deadline, we are offering Out-of-Cycle Review applications for NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship. Update: Given the overwhelming response and interest in NYSCA FY2022 funding, we are no longer taking Out-of-Cycle applications for NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship in support of NYSCA Grants. The next no-fee application deadline for NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship is September 30.…

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Conversations | Artist Michelle Levy on the Art of Resiliency

When a presenting opportunity was indefinitely postponed due to the pandemic, Levy took time to think about the best way forward for her collaborative creative project. Our “Art of Resiliency” series investigates the impact of the pandemic on three projects that are part of NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program. In Part One, we spoke with Angeline Gragasin about…

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Announcing | NYFA and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with Support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre, Launch Grant Program for Artists of All Disciplines

City Artist Corps Grants will Deliver Arts Programming Across New York City’s Five Boroughs This Summer Through More Than 3,000 One-Time $5,000 Artist Grants. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well…