2018 QAF information Sessions

QAF Application Information Sessions are mandatory 1st time QAF applicants and those applicants that have not applied in the past two years.

The QAF Information sessions are open to both Individual Artists and Organizations.
Applicants can fulfill this requirement in one of two ways:

  1. Attend an informational group session – RSVP Below
  2. Attend a one-on-one meeting with a QCA staff member  - You must RSVP HERE

Group information session schedule

Information Sessions will begin promptly at 6:00 PM, unless otherwise noted, and last approximately 2 hours.
Translation of information sessions is available in Spanish, Chinese and Korean, if requested 2 weeks prior to the session you want to attend.

Click the date you would like to attend below to RSVP.
RSVP is highly recommended. Space is limited.

Wednesday, August 23rd, 6pm-8pm, Flushing Branch Queens Library
41-17 Main Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Flushing, NY 11355

Thursday Sept 7th, 6pm-8pm, Outpost Artists Resources
1665 Norman Street, Ridgewood, NY 11358

Saturday, Sept 9th, 11am-1pm, Queens Council on the Arts (QCA)
37-11 35th Ave, Entrance on 37th Street, Astoria, NY 11101

Monday, Sept 11th, 6pm-7:30pm, St Albans Branch Queens Library
191-05 Linden Blvd, St. Albans, NY 11412

Wednesday, October 4th, 6pm-8pm, Queens Council on the Arts (QCA)
37-11 35th Ave, Entrance on 37th Street, Astoria, NY 11101

Wednesday, Oct 11th, 12pm-1:30pm, Godwin Ternbach Museum, Brown Bag Session
Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, 405 Klapper Hall, Flushing, NY 11367

one-on-one meetings

Applicants who have reviewed the grant guidelines and started working on the QAF application are invited to meet one-on-one with QAF Staff to discuss their proposed project in depth.

You must have your QAF application in draft form on the QAF online platform.

One-on-one meetings will be hosted on the following dates:
11:00am-4:00pm for 20 -minute sessions

Friday, August 11th, QCA - Sign-up Here
Tuesday August 29th, QCA - Sign-up Here
Wednesday, September 6th, SUNY Queens Educational Opportunity Center - Sign-up Here
Friday, September 15th, Flushing Branch Library - Sign-up Here
Tuesday, Oct 10th, QCA - Sign-up Here

video tutorials

This QAF tutorial is meant as a resource and not a substitution for an application information session. See schedule above for all information session


CLOSED - Thursday, June 8th, 6pm-8pm, Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) 
37-11 35th Ave, Entrance on 37th Street, Astoria, NY 11101

CLOSED - Monday, June 19th, 6pm-8pm, Richmond Hill Branch Queens Library
118-14 Hillside Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418

CLOSED - Wednesday, July 26th, 6pm-8pm, SUNY Queens Educational Opportunity Center
158-29 Archer Ave, Jamaica, NY 11433

CLOSED - Thursday, July 27th, 5pm-7pm, Elmhurst Branch Queens Library
86-07 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373

CLOSED - Tuesday, August 8th, 6pm-8pm, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance
58-03 Rockaway Blvd. Rockaway, NY 11692

CLOSED - Friday, July 21st, QCA - One-on-One