The Queens Arts Fund (QAF) offers grants to Queens-based individual artists and nonprofit organizations offering distinctive arts and cultural programming that directly serves the citizens of Queens.

The Queens Arts Fund is committed to supporting emerging artists from diverse cultural backgrounds, working within all disciplines to create work that provides open and equal access for audiences in all communities of Queens, to further racial and cultural equity.

Individual Artist Grants

Organization Grants
($1000 - $5000)

Open to Queens-based nonprofit organizations and artist collectives partnering with Queens community organizations to do cultural and arts projects that enhance the cultural vibrancy in Queens communities and neighborhoods where they live and operate and makes the arts accessible to all.

These are project-based grants, so even non-arts organizations can apply

Open to individual artists of all artistic disciplines who live or have a studio in Queens for the creation of new work

Applications are now open

Application Deadline: Thursday, October 25, 11:59 pm

Attend an information Session

Join QCA staff to learn about the Queens Arts Fund grants opportunities, as well as have a walkthrough of a sample application.

Interested in serving as a Queens Arts Fund Panelist?