New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), in partnership with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, has announced the newest cycle of its Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants program. The program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergencies, and is open to artists in need who are practicing in the disciplines of visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts and choreography, and living in the U.S., Tribal Nations, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Artists of color, artists with disabilities, and artists living outside of the East and West coasts are encouraged to apply.
Eligible expenses include but are not limited to: bills from your hospital/doctor/dentist/clinic, including co-pays; tests/diagnostics/assessments; physical/occupational therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic; prescription drugs specifically for the emergency medical condition; emergency dental work; and transportation expenses to receive treatment.
For Emergencies Occurring June 1, 2021, and later
Applications Close February 7, 2022, 11:59PM EDT
Recipients Notified March 14, 2022
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the NYFA Grants team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional cycles will continue through at least June 2022.