Dance/NYC has announced the extension of an open up phone for proposals for the Coronavirus Dance Reduction Fund: New York Point out Version, with a new application deadline for Tier II of Might 18, 2022. Tier I apps close on May perhaps 4, 2022.
Created feasible by the generous aid of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), the intent of this Fund is to continue on Dance/NYC’s current aid initiatives and mitigate the continued impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak on unique dance makers and little-budget dance creating companies and teams with budgets concerning $10,000 and $250,000 based in New York Point out. The Fund will prioritize unique dance makers and smaller-finances dance making businesses and groups based mostly outdoors of the New York City metropolitan spot and supply unrestricted reduction to those people that have incurred fiscal losses thanks to the spread of COVID-19 and the social restriction steps carried out to include the illness.
This Fund is an extension of Dance/NYC’s Coronavirus Dance Reduction Fund (https://bit.ly/CoronavirusDanceReliefFund), which was designed in 2020 to mitigate the escalating impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on personal freelance dance personnel and small-budget organizations based mostly in the metropolitan New York Town space and New Jersey in between March 2020 and August 2020. The Fund prioritized supporting communities most impacted by COVID-19 such as: African, Latina/o/x, Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA), disabled, immigrant, and women-pinpointing, transgender, gender nonconforming and/or non-binary dance staff, as properly as all those at high danger like aged and immunosuppressed dance personnel. In complete, the Fund furnished 1,082 awards to 734 unique freelance men and women and relief grants to 125 diverse corporations totaling $1,000,500 across the grant period.
Very similar to the 2020 Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund, the Coronavirus Dance Aid Fund: New York Point out Version will be disbursed through a two-tier funding product, allowing for the allocation of funds to be responsive to the one of a kind requires of person dance makers and corporations/groups, whose income is reliant mostly on in-person functions these types of as performances, classes, are living occasions, and who frequently have less obtain to unemployment security, savings and/or cash reserves, and multiple sources of funding.
Through the initially tier of help (Tier I), selected unique dance makers (choreographers and particular person dancers) will acquire grant awards of $1,500. Dance/NYC anticipates awarding up to 100 grants by Tier I, totaling $150,000 centered on need, exclusively, revenue losses incurred. Purposes for Tier I will be recognized via May possibly 4, 2022.
The second tier of guidance (Tier II) will award a person-time grants in between $2,500- $5,000 to close to 45-60 dance producing companies and/or fiscally sponsored groups with budgets involving $10,000 and $250,000, totaling $238,572.
Personal dance makers and dance generating companies will have the option to implement for cash as a result of an on the net application method, with standards precise to every funding tier, making it possible for Dance/NYC to continue to be adaptive to the specific demands of each and every impacted group.
The application for Tier II for businesses and teams opened on April 6, 2022 and will now near on May perhaps 18, 2022. For additional data on Tier II apps go to Dance.NYC.
The Fund will prioritize supporting communities most impacted by COVID-19 including: low-earnings, ALAANA, disabled, immigrant, elderly, immunosuppressed, and gals-pinpointing, transgender, gender nonconforming and/or non-binary artists artists that are dad and mom, guardians, or key treatment providers and artists dwelling in zip codes disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 deaths and cases. Individuals and corporations headquartered in the metropolitan NYC spot are welcome to apply but priority will be supplied to individuals and companies that are centered in counties outside of the 5 boroughs of NYC. Present-day and earlier grantee people today and businesses of Dance/NYC’s regranting systems, as well as past immediate recipients of New York Condition Council on the Arts grants, and persons and companies who have not earlier been funded by Dance/NYC are inspired to use. Supplemental facts about eligibility and software prerequisites is accessible in the open up call for proposals.
To help prospective applicants, Dance/NYC will host and document a single webinar for every single funding tier by way of Zoom, which will contain ASL interpretation and closed captions. Go to Dance.NYC for webinar particulars. Recordings of the webinars, along with slides applied for the duration of the webinars, will be produced obtainable in 1 week following the webinar dates.
In addition, Dance/NYC will keep digital a single-on-one particular technological aid sessions through Google Fulfill or by cell phone in English and Spanish. Registration will be on a very first-arrive, initially-served foundation. Take a look at Dance.NYC for registration specifics.
If an applicant is unable to join a webinar or one particular-on-just one classes, or if they have further more issues, they can take a look at our Frequently Requested Concerns (FAQ) web pages:
Candidates could also submit queries not now dealt with on the FAQ webpage by e-mail: [email protected]. Inquiries sent to Dance/NYC staff electronic mail accounts immediately could be skipped and go unanswered. As acceptable, Dance/NYC’s responses to inquiries obtained will be added to the FAQ pages.
Dance/NYC’s mission is to promote the know-how, appreciation, follow, and overall performance of dance in the metropolitan New York City space. It embeds values of justice, fairness, and inclusion into all factors of the corporation.
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NYSCA upholds the appropriate of all New Yorkers to working experience the critical contributions the arts make to their communities, instruction, financial improvement and excellent of lifetime. Via their core grantmaking action, NYSCA awards organizations statewide by way of direct grants and regrants across 15 plans the Regional Economic Enhancement Council initiative. NYSCA funding supports the visual, literary, media and carrying out arts and includes devoted assist for arts education and learning and underserved communities. NYSCA more developments New York’s imaginative culture by hosting convenings with leaders in the subject and furnishing organizational and skilled development options and informational resources.