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New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
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Grants to USA and territories professional dancers for support in facing financial challenges caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Eligible uses of funding include expenses related to food, housing, medical, transportation, and other essential needs. The program is open to applicants demonstrating an urgent and critical need for emergency support.
This program provides one-time grants to professional dancers in need, who are in dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Dire financial emergencies“ include the lack of or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food. If you were displaced due to COVID-19, expenses to enable you to return to your working home base are eligible. You must demonstrate an urgent and critical need for emergency support in your application.
Applicants can request funding for eligible expenses for up to a three-month period, ranging from four months before the grant deadline through four months after the grant deadline. Eligible expenses include, but are not limited to:
While housing and utilities expenses may be requested for your general household, other eligible expenses may only be requested for your own individual purposes. Expenses can be already paid; can be owed; or can be coming up in the near future.
For more information on eligible expenses, see https://www.nyfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/RDEG-Cycle-1-FAQs-11-9-21.pdf#page=2.
GrantWatch ID#: 199210
An estimated 20 grants, will be awarded.
Grants of up to $5,000
- Cycle 1: Funds may be requested for emergency expenses for up to a three-month period between September 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022.
- Cycle 2: Funds may be requested for emergency expenses for up to a three-month period between December 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022.
- Cycle 3: Funds may be requested for emergency expenses for up to a three-month period between January 1 and September 30, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://apply.nyfa.org/submit/e1722707-d2fa-4edd-8396-c6e2e92ba10a/rauschenberg-dancer-emergency-grants-cycle-3/eligibility
For questions or assistance with the application, please contact the grants administrator at email@example.com or 212-366-6900, ext. 239.
New York Foundation for the Arts
20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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