Applying to NYSCA for FY2019? Start Here!

NYSCA application season is here, and we encourage all eligible New York State arts organizations and fiscally sponsored individual artists to apply for FY2019 funding.

Here's what you need to know:

Key Dates:

January 17, 2018: Guidelines and Application Instructions are now available on all Program Pages.

February 3 - 15, 2018: NYSCA hosts Guideline Information Seminars across the state. We invite you to learn about each of our funding programs and meet our staff at the seminar closest to you.

February 21, 2018: Application Period opens. After this date, Program Staff will no longer be able to discuss or review application contents or answer substantive questions about proposed projects or program guidelines.

March 21, 2018: Make sure you are Prequalified with New York State. If you submit your Grants Gateway Document Vault after this date, NYSCA cannot guarantee any issues that arise during staff review will be resolved by the deadline.

March 28, 2018, 4PM: NYSCA FY2019 Application due. Your application must be complete and you must be Prequalified with New York State at this time to be eligible for funding.

Essential Information:

NYSCA Funding Requirements and Limitations: Find out if you are eligible for NYSCA funding.

NYSCA Programs Overview: Read about our 15 Programs. Click the "View" button to learn more about each one and find the program(s) to which you would be best suited to apply. You can also download Guidelines from these pages. If you have questions, contact the Program Staff on each page.

NYSCA Application Guide: Follow our 4-step multimedia guide to learn how to register, Prequalify and apply to NYSCA, and download our checklist to make sure you've completed all necessary tasks.

Individual Artists and Fiscal Sponsorship: Learn how to apply as an individual artist or through a fiscal sponsor.

Renew Multi-Year Grant: If your organization has received a multi-year grant through FY2019, learn what you need to do to ensure that you receive your funding.

We look forward to reviewing your applications and learning more about your creative work on behalf of New York State!