Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants are open for Cycle 3. These are one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers who have experienced dire financial emergencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food. Cycle 3 has a deadline of May 20, for emergency expenses between January 1 and September 30, 2022. Program guidelines, an informational video, and the online application are here: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/rauschenberg-dancer-emergency-grants/.
Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants Cycle 13 is now open. These grants of up to $5,000 support direct treatment expenses for medical, dental or mental health emergencies that occurred October 1, 2021 or later; the deadline is June 7. Artists practicing in the visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts and choreography are eligible; guidelines, an informational video and the online application are here: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/rauschenberg-medical-emergency-grants/.
Both of these programs are open to artists living anywhere in the U.S, its territories, tribal nations, and the District of Columbia. Artists with disabilities, artists of color, and artists living outside of New York and California are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information, email email@example.com, or call 212/366-6900 x 239.