Local Arts Funding
The Center administers NYSCA regrant funds through the Finishing Fund, a source of completion funding for independent media arts productions. The maximum award is $1,500. ETC also offers a residency program for electronic media artists.
A service of the Field, "Go Tour" is a web-based resource giving independent artists the tools and contacts to take their work on the road.
Funding for distribution of recently completed work is administered by the Independent Feature Project (IFP) in New York City. Support is available for professional independent media artists residing in New York State only. Film, video, sound art, and new media works are eligible for grants up to $5,000 annually. Contact IFPNY for more information.
Lanesboro Residency Program provides an opportunity for emerging artists to
create new work and explore new ideas while engaging with the community through
their artwork. The program offers a stipend ($2500 for a four-week residency or
$1250 for a two-week residency), live/work space, project facilitation, and
time and space to focus solely on art in the small picturesque town of
The Foundation is a regional organization of state agencies which offer programs that encourages exchanges and the sharing of resources within the region. Provides support through grants, technical assistance, and information to artists and arts organizations.
New York Foundation for
NYFA serves artists with funding, information, advocacy, and fiscal sponsorship needs. NYFA Source, an on-line guide, is the most extensive national database of awards, services, and publications for artists of all disciplines.
With major funding from NYSCA, NYFA's Artist Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis in sixteen disciplines or practices to artists in NYS. The $7000 fellowships in each discipline are available in alternate years.
Volunteer Lawyers for
Provides free and low-cost legal assistance for artists and arts organizations state-wide. Researches and compiles data on legal issues affecting the arts community.
Note for visual artists
A network of organizations provide artist workspaces with stipends and technical support in a number of disciplines. These can be viewed at www.nysawc.org.
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