Pictured: Education Through Music
Pictured: Education Through Music

Pictured: Education Through Music

Photo by Jason DeCrow


Deadline Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 4 PM EST

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The mission of the New York State Council on the Arts is to foster and advance the full breadth of New York State’s arts, culture, and creativity for all.

Young People's Chorus of New York City

The Young People's Chorus of New York City, a NYSCA grantee through our Arts Education Program in performance at the 92nd St. Y. Photo by Stephanie Berger.

Over 1,600 Organizations are supported by NYSCA grants

In 2023, NYSCA awarded more than 3,600 direct grants

More than $90 million so far

NYSCA has already awarded more than $90 million in FY2023 to support the visual, performing, literary and media arts, arts education and more! More grantees to be announced Spring 2023.

Rioult Dance

Rioult Dance performs Pascal Rioult’s Views of the Fleeting World. In 2018, NYSCA awarded Rioult general operating support through our Dance Program, funding for public school residencies through our Arts Education Program, and support for new theater seating through our Facilities Program. Photo by Basil Childers.

$126 Billion

New York State’s arts sector generated $126 billion in 2020, the most recent year recorded, playing a vital role in both quality of life and economic development