New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) provides the concrete resources that working artists and emerging arts organizations need to thrive. 

Established in 1971 as an independent organization to serve individual artists throughout the state, the mission of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is to empower emerging artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development. In 2009, we extended our programs and services throughout the United States and the international community. 

** This application form is for NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship's no-fee quarterly application cycle.**

At the start of this application you will be asked a series of questions to determine if you are applying for the Artist Project or Emerging Organization branch of our program.

You will receive a reply from NYFA regarding the status of your application with three weeks. We use Submittable messenger to communicate with our applicants, so please make sure your notifications are turned on:

**If you are seeking an Out of Cycle review please contact Please DO NOT complete this application if you are seeking an Out of Cycle review.**


For more information about fiscal sponsorship, NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship's processes, and other benefits, please visit our FAQ page:

NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship