NYSCA Support for Organizations is limited to one request per organization and may be awarded as a multi-year grant. Although organizations may submit only one application for their own entity to NYSCA Support for Organizations, they may also serve as fiscal sponsors for other unincorporated organizations. Additionally, universities or other organizations that apply on behalf of a department or embedded program must also apply as fiscal sponsors. For these situations, please review the guidelines for NYSCA Support for Sponsored Organizations.
Applications will be evaluated according to the following three criteria: Creativity, Public Service, and Managerial & Financial.
Funding Amounts: Awards will be made between $10,000-$49,500, and grant amounts cannot represent more than 50% of an organization’s operating expenses in its most recently completed fiscal year. Consequently, organizations with FY22 operating budgets of under $20,000 are not eligible to apply. We encourage these organizations to contact their local arts council for regrant funding options.