NEW WORK GRANT
2019 new work grant - individual Artist Support
Grant Amount: $3000
The New Work Grant supports artists that live Queens or have their art practice in Queens, in the creation of new work that contributes to the cultural life of the borough.
Fiscal sponsorship is not required.
Access the application here:
SUBMISSION DEADLINE Thursday, October 25th by 11:59 PM
Project Funding is available for:
Queens-based individual artists for the creation of new work.
New work is defined as work that has not been produced or presented to an audience before.
Collaborations between other artists. One artist will take the lead on the application and will be reviewed as one project.
This is open to artists of all disciplines
Visual artists working in all mediums including fiber, painting, printmaking and sculpture, folk arts/traditional, graphics, photography, film/video, media arts, composers, choreographers, playwrights, literary artists, poets and spoken word artists
Projects culminating in an exhibition or presentation in the 2019 calendar year that are accessible and engage the general public of Queens
This program is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Greater New York Arts Development Fund, in partnership with the City Council
WHO CAN APPLY
Resident of Queens or have a full-time studio in Queens (PO boxes are not accepted)
Applicants that are at least 18 years of age
Artists working in any discipline - visual, literary or performing art forms
Applicants that attend a QAF Information Session
WHO CANNOT APPLY
Students, full or part-time
Artists who received funding in 2018 for DCA individual artist support
Past recipients who failed to submit a final report or who did not properly credit funding
Individual Artists applying through any other 2019 QAF grant even through partnerships for organization support
WHAT THE NEW WORKS GRANT CAN NOT FUND:
Recreational, rehabilitative, or therapeutic art programs
Fellowships or scholarships
Arts education projects
Living or general operating expenses
Entertainment costs including openings, receptions, catering, or fundraising
Out-of-state travel expenses
Quality and clarity of proposed project description
Artistic merit of submitted work samples
Proposed community impact
Demonstration of managerial, planning, and fiscal competence
Accurate and clear project budget.
Appropriate budget must demonstrate at least 25% of total income coming from diverse sources of outside support.
The 25% match can include in-kind contributions and monetary contributions.
The panel will evaluate more favorably project budgets that display a diverse mix of outside support, with a greater emphasis on monetary contributions.
Non-duplication of comparable existing program in the same geographical area
ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
First time applicants must attend a QAF Information Session
Applicants that have not applied in the last 2 year are strongly encouraged to attend.
QCA encourages all applicants to attend an information session and to contact the QAF Staff to discuss your project before submitting your application.
Panel recommendations are presented to the Queens Council on the Arts Board of Trustees for review and has final approval. The QCA staff facilitates the panel process and does not state opinions or make recommendations during panel deliberations.
Support of organization in the past does not guarantee funding.
Contact Dan Bamba, Grants and Residencies Manager via email email@example.com or call 347.505.3017