NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Non-profit organizations wishing to present arts and culture events to the Queens public, can apply for funding of up to $5,000. Grants will be provided for projects in all artistic disciplines including culturally, geographically, and ethnically diverse programs. Grants are provided to assist organizations that have difficulty accessing other funding; eligible organizations must have existed for at least one year, with budgets of under $100,000 (for two of the three last years for older organizations).
* Quality and clarity of project
* Artistic merit of organization’s past work and activities; artistic merit of artists involved in project
* Priority will be given to applicants not previously funded by the Queens Community Arts Fund
* Degree of public service offered, demonstration of community interest
* Non-duplication of comparable existing program in the same geographical area
* Demonstration of managerial, planning, and fiscal competence
* Appropriate budget (must show at least 20% of project total expenses funded by other sources)
Funding is not available for:
* Recreational, rehabilitative, or therapeutic art programs
* Fellowships, scholarships, or endowments
* General operating expenses
* Equipment or capital expenditures
* Cash awards for juried exhibitions
* Entertainment costs including openings, receptions, catering, or fundraising
* Establishment of new organizations
* In-school arts in education programs
GrantWatch ID#: 125634
$1,000 to $5,000
Applicants must be based in Queens with a Queens street address (PO boxes not accepted)
Individual artists and organizations without non-profit status may use a fiscal sponsor that has its own non-profit status. Fiscal sponsors need not be based in Queens and may not be collaborators on the project.
Queens based fiscal sponsors may be distinct applicants as well.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: New York