Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants
New York Foundation for the ArtsSuggest an update
Next deadline: Oct 26, 2020 8:59pm PDT
Later deadlines: Jan 5, 2021
Grant amount: Up to US $5,000
Fields of work: Emergency Medical Care & Services
Applicant type: Artist
Funding uses: General Operating Expense
Location of project: United States, Puerto Rico, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Location of residency: United States, Puerto Rico, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Location of citizenship: United States, Puerto Rico, United States Minor Outlying IslandsView website Save
About this funder:
- The fund provides one-time cash grants of up to $5,000 to cover expenses caused by one-time, unexpected medical, dental, or mental health emergencies.
- Applications must be in English (though they may be translated by someone other than the artist).
- Applications should be submitted online via Submittable.
- An applicant can work with a proxy to complete and submit the online application if necessary.
- Funds go directly to the artist, not a medical provider, vendor, or any individual on the grantee’s behalf.
- Grant awards are routinely paid electronically.
- Period covered: expenses from six months prior to applying and/or projected six months into the future can be requested - January 2, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
- If funded, applicants will be required to submit a copy of their most recently filed tax return demonstrating adjusted gross income.
- Recipients can receive one grant from the Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants program in their lifetime.
Cycle 4 application opens September 28, 2020; the deadline is October 26, 2020, for emergency treatment between March 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021.
Cycle 5 application opens December 2, 2020; the deadline is January 5, 2021, for emergency treatment between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Open to visual and media artists and choreographers with limited resources and an average of no more than $75,000 in annual adjusted gross income on their last two federal tax returns.
- If you aren’t sure if your artistic discipline fits within these guidelines, please view our FAQs or contact [email protected]
- Open to artists who reside in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories.
- Open to artists whose adjusted gross annual income is $75,000 or lower, averaged over the last two federal tax returns.
- The emergency must have occurred January 1, 2020 or later.
- Applicants must demonstrate current and ongoing activity in artistic discipline/s.
- Applicants cannot be enrolled in any degree-seeking program.
- Artists of color and those living outside of the East and West coasts are encouraged to apply.
- Eligible expenses include, but are not limited to: hospital and doctor bills (including insurance co-pays), tests, physical/occupational therapy, prescription drugs specifically for the emergency medical condition, and emergency dental work.
- Grants cannot be used to cover expenses for non-emergency medical conditions, ongoing psychiatric treatment, regular dental check-ups or procedures, eyeglasses or standard vision care, elective surgery, non-medical expenses resulting from financial hardship, purchase of materials, loan repayment, purchase of insurance/premiums, and loss of property, even if the result of an emergency.