NYSCA FY2023 Guidelines - Now Live!

Dear New York State Artists, Cultural Workers, and Creatives,

We are immensely grateful to Governor Hochul, the State Legislature, and the Division of the Budget for their unprecedented $140 million investment in the arts.

We are thrilled to share that NYSCA’s FY2023 opportunity guidelines are now live!

The five opportunities this year include: Support for Organizations, Support for Artists, Support for Special Opportunities, Support for Partnerships, and Regrowth and Capacity Enhancement. Please note that the Capital Opportunity will launch in September 2022. To review all guidelines, CLICK HERE.

All materials needed to begin the application process are now available on our website. NYSCA’s FY2023 application portal will open on May 24, 2022, and close on July 12, 2022, at 4PM.

AS A REMINDER, IF YOU PLAN TO APPLY FOR NYSCA FUNDING THIS YEAR, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE PREQUALIFIED IN GRANTS GATEWAY. All applicants must be Prequalified in Grants Gateway at the application deadline to be eligible for funding from NYSCA.

We encourage new and potential applicants to begin the Prequalification process now. Returning applicants should be sure to check their vault status. According to our records, hundreds of existing vaults are expiring in the next few months, please review your status today. Click here to get started! If you have additional questions on the Prequalification requirement, please contact us at [email protected].

On Wednesday, May 11 at 11AM, we will host a Kick-Off Webinar to provide an overview of our FY23 opportunities and answer your questions in real time. Click here to register. We can’t wait to see you there!

This will be the first of many webinars and office hours around our FY23 opportunities – Webinar week commences May 16, and a full schedule will be announced soon. Please continue to check our website for more information.

The NYSCA staff is always available to answer any questions. Please visit our staff contact page for more information on how to reach us: https://arts.ny.gov/contact

On behalf of the NYSCA team, our profound gratitude to the artists and arts organizations across New York State who never stopped creating and believing in what is possible in the face of the unimaginable challenges over the last two years.

When the arts thrive, New York soars!

Mara Manus, Executive Director
Megan White, Deputy Director of Programs
Abigail Young, Deputy Director of Operations and General Counsel