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G. NYC Art Organizations
While the following may not be relevant to artists seeking resources for dire financial need, it is always a good idea to be familiar with your local art service organizations.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA)

Part of DCLA's mission is to ensure adequate public funding for non-profit cultural organizations, both large and small, throughout the five boroughs.
Mailing Address:
31 Chambers Street
New York, New York
Telephone: 212-513-9300
Email: http://www.nyc.gov/html/mail/html/maildcla.html
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcla/html/home/home.shtml

New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
The New York State Council on the Arts is dedicated to preserving and expanding the rich and diverse cultural resources that are and will become the heritage of New York's citizens.
Mailing Address
300 Park Ave South, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Telephone: (212) 459-8800
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nysca.org/public/home.cfm


Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC)
Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) strives to enrich the quality of life throughout Brooklyn by fostering, encouraging and promoting the arts through service and support to artists and arts organizations.
Mailing Address:
55 Washington Street, Suite 218

Brooklyn, NY
Telephone: 718-625-0080
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.brooklynartscouncil.org/

Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA)

The Bronx Council on the Arts nurtures the development of a diverse array of artists and arts organizations, and builds strong cultural connections in and beyond The Bronx.
Mailing Address:
1738 Hone Avenue
Bronx, NY
Telephone: 718-931-9500
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.bronxarts.org

Staten Island Arts

Staten Island Arts cultivates a sustainable and diverse cultural community for the people of Staten Island by: making the arts accessible to every member of the community; supporting and building recognition for artistic achievement; providing artists, organizations, and arts educators the technical, financial and social resources to encourage cultural production.
Mailing Address:
10 Ferry Terminal Drive
Staten Island, NY  10301
Telephone: 718-447-3329
Email: [email protected]


Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
Concentrates on downtown Manhattan arts with a mission to enhance the arts through progressive cultural planning, innovative space programs, funding and training opportunities for artists and art groups as well as promoting arts downtown.
Mailing Address:
125 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor
New York, NY  10038
Telephone: 212-219-9401
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.lmcc.net

Queens Council on the Arts (QCA)
The mission of the Queens Council on the Arts is to foster and develop the arts in Queens County and to support arts organizations and individual artists in presenting their cultural diversity for the benefit of the community.
Mailing Address:
37-11 35th Ave
Astoria, NY
Telephone: (347) 505-3010
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://queenscouncilarts.org/index.php


New York Foundation for the Arts

The New York Foundation for the Arts serves individual artists, promotes their freedom to develop and create and provides the public with opportunities to experience and understand their work. NYFA accomplishes this by offering information and financial assistance to artists and organizations that directly serve artists, by supporting arts programming in the community, and by building collaborative relationships with others who advocate for the arts in New York
State and throughout the country.
Mailing Address:

20 Jay Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY
Telephone: 212-366-6900
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nyfa.org

A.R.T. / New York

The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York supports non-profit theatre companies in New York City by providing four core programs: Funding, Training, Space, and Connections.
Mailing Address:
520 Eighth Ave., Suite 319
New York, NY  10018
Telephone: 212-244-6667
Email: [email protected]


Asian American Arts Alliance

Asian American Arts Alliance is dedicated to strengthening Asian American arts & cultural groups in NYC through funding, visibility initiatives, and access to new resources.
Mailing Address:
20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY  11201
Telephone: 212-941-9208
Email: [email protected]


College Art Association (CAA)
Membership organization that supports all practitioners and interpreters of visual art and culture, including artists and scholars.  CAA is committed to the highest professional and ethical standards of scholarship, creativity, connoissership, criticism, and teaching.
Mailing Address
50 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: 212-691-1051
Fax: 212-627-2381
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.collegeart.org

Fractured Atlas

Fractured Atlas empowers artists, arts organizations, and other cultural sector stakeholders by eliminating practical barriers to artistic expression, so as to foster a more agile and resilient cultural ecosystem. Programs include fiscal sponsorship, insurance brokerage, arts space directories, ticket sales portals, cultural data aggregation, and more.
Mailing Address:
248 W. 35th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY  10001
Telephone: (888) 692-7878
Email: Submit form at https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/helpdesk
Website: http://www.fracturedatlas.org

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)
The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is a non-profit arts service organization that cultivates, supports and promotes the works of artists and arts organizations in Washington Heights and Inwood.
Mailing Address:
The Cornerstone
178 Bennett Ave., 3rd Floor, New York, NY  10040

Website: http://www.nomaanyc.org

The Field

Founded by artists for artists, The Field is dedicated to providing strategic services to thousands of performing artists and companies in New York City and beyond. Their programs include professional development, fiscal sponsorship, as well as residencies and work critique opportunities.
Mailing Address:
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 906
New York, NY  10038
Telephone: 212-691-6969
Website: http://www.thefield.org


Harlem Arts Alliance
The Harlem Arts Alliance is created to preserve, promote, sponsor and present the rich cultural programs that reflect the vast contributions of multi-ethnic and multi-cultural artists creating in the visual, performing and interpretive arts, literary, media, performance, and interdisciplinary arts.
Mailing Address:
29 West 135 Street
New York, NY  10030
Telephone: 212-
Submit form at http://www.harlemaa.org/general/?type=CONTACT

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)

Center for Arts and Learning's mission is to provide arts education and cultural programs to the Southeastern Queens community.
Mailing Address:
161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY  11432
Telephone: 718-658-7400
Email: [email protected]


LIC Artist
s (LICA)
LIC Artists, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts advocacy organization founded by artists and incorporated in 1986 in Long Island City. Originally located in a studio/ loft complex above a paper factory, LIC-A began producing art exhibitions and events and has continued since in providing professional development opportunities for artists.
Mailing Address:
44-02 23rd St
Long Island City, NY  1110
Submit form at http://www.licartists.org/#!contact/c1ttv

The Point

THE POINT Community Development Corporation is dedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.
Mailing Address:
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY  10474
Telephone: 718-542-4139
Submit form at http://thepoint.org/contact.php
Website: http://www.thepoint.org
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