Arts Grants For Queens


As part of the Statewide Community Regrants program funded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), the Arts Grants for Queens program will fund artists and arts organizations based in Queens to produce arts and culture projects to be presented in the borough in order to enrich and enliven the community.
 
Applications Open: October 2021
Deadline to Submit: Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 11:59PM
Apply HERE on Submittable


PLEASE NOTE: In order to be eligible for a grant, all applicants must attend an information session.  
Any one member of an organization or artist group may attend an info session on behalf of their group.
For a schedule of info sessions and to RSVP:
CLICK HERE for Schedule of Info Sessions
 
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FOR ORGANIZATIONS:

The Community Arts Grant provides support to Queens-based community organizations, groups and collectives to hold arts and cultural projects or activities for the public in Queens to enhance the cultural climate in communities and neighborhoods where they live and operate - to make the arts accessible to all.                               

Grant amount: $1,000 - $5,000 per project

Click HERE for Community Arts Grant Guidelines.

Access the Community Arts Grant application HERE.
           FOR INDIVIDUALS:

The Artists in Queens Grant supports individual artists that live in Queens for the creation of new work in a community setting. These grants highlight the role of artists as important members of the community as they enhance the cultural climate in communities and neighborhoods where they live and work.   

Grant amount: $2,500 per artist

Click HERE for Artists in Queens Grant Guidelines.

Access the Artists in Queens application HERE.                      
 
 
 

Information Sessions

Join us at a virtual info session to learn about the Arts Grants for Queens programs. FTH staff will review guidelines, grant cycle schedules, and best application practices. All sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. RSVPs are required. For a schedule of info sessions or to RSVP, CLICK HERE.

Please note: In order to be eligible for a grant, all applicants must attend an information session.  Any one member of an organization or artist group may attend an info session on behalf of their group.
 
 

One-on-One Applicant Review Days

As the deadline approaches, we will be offering 25-minute slots throughout the day to provide feedback and answer any questions you may have about your application drafts. A draft of your application must be completed prior to your review appointment in order for us to provide the most helpful feedback. All 25-minute slots will be available on a first come, first serve basis and will be held virtually over Zoom. Sign-ups will open in early November. For a list of dates, CLICK HERE.
 



Panelist Nominations

Arts Grants for Queens applications are reviewed and scored by a peer panel comprised of artists, cultural workers, arts administrators, community organizers and Queens community leaders. FTH is committed to having a panel that reflects the cultural and creative diversity of Queens and of our prospective applicant pool. The jury of panelists will be familiar with communities and neighborhoods in Queens and/or represent a range of artistic disciplines. Panelists are chosen through a nomination process. Prospective panelists can be self-nominated or nominated by someone else. 

To nominate yourself or someone else to be a panelist, complete the Panelist Nomination Form HERE.

 


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Questions? Email Dan Bamba, Flushing Town Hall’s Director of Arts Services at dbamba@flushingtownhall.org
 

This program is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, Statewide Community Regrants Program (formerly the Decentralization program) with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.