Program Questions:
Council on the Arts - FY2020 Folk Arts Program

Q_7757

You are aware that all NYSCA grant applicants must register with the NYS online portal Grants Gateway and be Prequalified at the time and date the application is due or the application will not be evaluated. You must answer "yes" to proceed with the application.

Q_7758

You have reviewed the eligibility requirements, funding criteria and review process outlined in the NYSCA Program Guidelines, Application Manual, and the Apply section of the NYSCA website prior to starting this application. You must answer "yes" to proceed with the application.

Q_928

Project Street Address: Please input the project street address (Street Number and Street Name only).

If the project has multiple locations, please input the primary street address of the project. If the project does not have a definite street address, please input the approximate street address of the project (Street Number and Street Name only).

Q_565

Project City

Q_972

Project county or counties.

Q_568

Project State
  • AA,AL,AK,AZ,AR,CA,CO,CT,DE,FL,GA,HI,ID,IL,IN,IA,KS,KY,LA,ME,MD,MA,MI,MN,MS,MO,MT,NE,NV,NH,NJ,NM,NY,NC,ND,OH,OK,OR,PA,RI,SC,SD,TN,TX,UT,VT,VA,WA,WV,WI,WY,AS,DC,FM,GU,MH,MP,PW,PR,VI

Q_572

Project Latitude (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_573

Project Longitude (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_184

NYS Assembly District where the project is located. (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_190

NY Senate District where the project is located. (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_1034

Project ZIP Code. (please use ZIP+4 if known)

Q_616

For more than one project location, please provide full address(es) for each location. If Not Applicable, indicate "NA".

Q_546

Legal Name of Applicant

Q_7800

Please upload a list of Board members, including affiliations:

Q_8545

Please select the Folk Arts category to which the organization is applying (Must select the same category in the Questionnaire tab):
  • General Operating Support, Project Support, Folk Arts Apprenticeships, Regrants and Partnerships, Regional and County Folk Arts
    1. If Folk Arts Apprenticeships is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8557
      - Q_8558
    2. If General Operating Support is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8546
      - Q_8547
      - Q_8548
      - Q_8549
    3. If Project Support is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8550
      - Q_8551
      - Q_8552
      - Q_8553
      - Q_8554
      - Q_8555
      - Q_8556
      - Q_9055
    4. If Regional and County Folk Arts is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8630
      - Q_8631
      - Q_8632
      - Q_8633
      - Q_8634
      - Q_8635
    5. If Regrants and Partnerships is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8559
      - Q_8560
      - Q_8563
      - Q_8628
      - Q_8629

Q_8546

Résumés or biographical statements of up to 3 key staff, maximum of 1 page each.

Q_8547

Up to 5 representative marketing materials (sample programs, flyers, catalogs or brochures) that reflect activity for the past year. Do not include press coverage, reviews or notices.

Q_8548

Audio and/or visual examples and print materials representing recent public programs, presentations and/or exhibitions. Music or oral narrative must be represented through audio or video examples, and dance through video. If the organization undertakes field research of living traditions, provide audio and/or visual examples of documentation activity, as well as sample release forms used for interviewees. Be sure to identify clearly the artist, tradition and event represented in each sample. Panels generally view no more than three minutes of video or audio, so please indicate clearly which portion of a longer sample should be viewed first.

Print materials, photographs, audios and/or video samples must be provided through a URL link. Please Indicate the year that the sample was recorded or photographed and the start and stop points of each video. URLs for videos cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019.

Q_8549

A listing of folk arts events that occurred in New York State during the past year and that are planned for the coming year, including event name, representative artists, venues, dates and actual or projected attendance.

Q_9055

Is the applicant acting as a fiscal sponsor for this Folk Arts Project Support request on behalf of another organization?
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_8544 will be displayed

Q_8544

Please upload the Sponsored Request Form along with a fiscal sponsorship agreement.

Q_8550

Brief biographical information of representative artists to be included in the project.

Q_8551

Audio or visual examples of representative artists to be included in the presentation(s) or exhibition. Music or oral narrative must be represented through audio or video examples, and dance through video. Audio or video documentation samples should only present the excerpts the panel should see or hear. If the project includes an exhibition, provide installation shots of the exhibition designer’s past work.

Photographs, audios and/or video samples must be provided through a URL link. Indicate the year that the sample was photographed or recorded and the start and stop points of each video. URLs for videos cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. Indicate the year that the sample was recorded or photographed and the start and stop points of each video.

Q_8552

If your organization has been supported in this category in the past, provide printed materials produced for the most recent project.

Q_8553

Résumés or bios of consultants involved in artist selection, documentation and/or interpretation, limited to no more than two pages. For exhibitions, include the resume of the exhibition designer.

Q_8554

If this project involves field research, provide samples of audio, still photography and/or video documentation previously undertaken by relevant project personnel. Examples of musicians or storytellers must be in an audio or video format, and dance examples must be provided through video. Complete a visual support materials script to accompany audio or visual examples. Sample release forms must also be provided. Audio or video documentation samples should only present the excerpts the panel should see or hear.

Photographs, audios and/or video samples must be provided through a URL link. URLs for videos cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. Indicate the year that the sample was recorded or photographed and the start and stop points of each video.

Q_8555

A listing of events that occurred during the past year and are planned for the coming year, including artists, venues and actual or projected attendance.

Q_8556

Optional: For projects involving exhibitions, provide an exhibition design layout or sample exhibition script.

Q_8557

Up to 10 visual images or up to five minutes of audio or video examples demonstrating the artistic abilities and skills of both the master folk artist and the apprentice. Examples of musicians or storytellers must be in an audio or video format, and dance examples must be provided through video. Clearly indicate the master and the apprentice(s) in this support material.

Photographs, audios and/or video samples must be provided through a URL link. Indicate the year that each sample was recorded or photographed and the start and stop points of each video. URLs for videos cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019.

Q_8558

A letter of commitment, signed and dated by the master artist, agreeing to accept the apprentice indicated in the application.

Q_8559

Up to 5 representative marketing materials (sample brochures, promotional materials and/or application forms) that reflect regrant or partnership activity for the past year.

Q_8560

If this is a regrant or technical assistance program, a list of grants or technical assistance awards provided over the past 2 years, project descriptions and funding amounts.

Q_8563

Outreach/promotional plan for proposed regrant or partnership.

Q_8628

If applicable, service-related projects must provide evaluation materials such as samples of surveys or feedback forms, along with outcomes/results.

Q_8629

Additional (Optional) Materials - Please list any optional support materials uploaded along with the Online Application on the NYSCA-CFA. These materials may be important to the application's assessment. For video, please indicate start and stop points. URLs for videos cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019.

Q_8630

Résumés of the staff folklorist. If a new staff folklorist is to be hired, provide a recruitment announcement including qualifications expected of candidates.

Q_8631

Audio and/or visual examples representing recent programs. Complete a script for work samples to accompany the audio or visual examples. Music or oral narrative must be represented through audio or video examples, and dance through video. Audio or video samples should present only the excerpts the panel should see or hear. Panels view no more than three minutes of video or audio, so please indicate clearly which portion of a longer sample should be viewed first.

Photographs, audios and/or video samples must be provided through a URL link. Indicate the year that the sample was recorded or photographed and the start and stop points of each video. URLs for videos cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019.

Q_8632

Audio and/or visual examples representing recent documentation undertaken by the staff folklorist. Music or oral narrative must be represented through audio or video examples, and dance through video. Audio or video samples should present only the excerpts you would like the panel to see or hear.
Photographs, audios and/or video samples must be provided through a URL link. Indicate the year that the sample was photographed or recorded and the start and stop points of each video. URLs for videos cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019.

Q_8633

Sample brochures or other printed materials used for public programs.

Q_8634

Sample data sheets and release forms used for interviewees in field research projects.

Q_8635

A listing of folk arts events that occurred during the past year and that are planned for the coming year, including artists, venues and actual or projected attendance.

Q_7683

Project Description: Provide a brief description of your project (Max 250 characters)

Q_7733

Project Objective: Please indicate the primary goals of this request (Max 250 characters)

Q_7734

Project Performance Measure: Please indicate how you will measure the success of the request, should it be supported. (Max 250 characters)

Q_7828

Project Capacity: Indicate how your staffing will provide sufficient support for the project (experience, training activities) (Max 250 characters)

Q_8474

Please select the Folk Arts project category to which the organization is applying (Must be the same category selected in the Documents tab):
  • General Operating Support, Project Support, Folk Arts Apprenticeships, Regional and County Folk Arts Programs, Regrants and Partnerships
    1. If Folk Arts Apprenticeships is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8502
      - Q_8503
      - Q_8504
      - Q_8505
      - Q_8506
      - Q_8507
      - Q_8508
      - Q_8509
      - Q_8510
      - Q_8511
      - Q_9056
      - Q_9057
      - Q_9058
      - Q_9059
      - Q_9060
      - Q_9061
      - Q_9062
      - Q_9063
      - Q_9064
    2. If General Operating Support is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8475
      - Q_8476
      - Q_8477
      - Q_8478
      - Q_8479
      - Q_8480
      - Q_8481
      - Q_8482
      - Q_8483
      - Q_8484
      - Q_8485
      - Q_8486
      - Q_8487
      - Q_8488
      - Q_8489
      - Q_8490
    3. If Project Support is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8491
      - Q_8492
      - Q_8493
      - Q_8494
      - Q_8495
      - Q_8496
      - Q_8497
      - Q_8498
      - Q_8499
      - Q_8500
      - Q_8501
      - Q_9043
    4. If Regional and County Folk Arts Programs is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8516
      - Q_8517
      - Q_8518
      - Q_8519
      - Q_8520
      - Q_8521
      - Q_8522
      - Q_8523
      - Q_8524
      - Q_8525
      - Q_8526
      - Q_8527
      - Q_8528
      - Q_8529
      - Q_8530
    5. If Regrants and Partnerships is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_8531
      - Q_8532
      - Q_8533
      - Q_8534
      - Q_8535
      - Q_8536
      - Q_8537
      - Q_8538
      - Q_8539
      - Q_8540
      - Q_8541
      - Q_8542
      - Q_8543

Q_8475

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Artistic/Cultural Vision: Articulate the organization’s artistic and cultural vision (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8476

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Program Overview: Describe programs, field research and/or services planned for the coming year. Discuss any new programs, field research and/or initiatives that are planned for the next two years, as well as the goals and expected outcomes for these activities. (Max 2000 characters)

Q_8477

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Changes and Challenges: Describe any recent significant programmatic changes, developments, and/or challenges, indicating how any challenges will be addressed. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8478

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Documentation and Field Research: How are folk arts activities documented? If field research is carried out, describe fieldwork currently underway and projected for the next two years. How will documentation resulting from field research be made publicly accessible? (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8479

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Staff: Identify the key administrative and artistic staff members responsible for this program. Detail any recent significant changes in key staff positions. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8480

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Governance: Describe the board and/or governing body in detail, including committee structure, diversity, meeting schedule, and approach to staff and fiscal oversight. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8481

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Organizational Development: Describe institutional and succession planning, indicating key components and recommendations. How has the staff and board been involved in this process? (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8482

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Finances: Detail plans for meeting current and future expenses, including sources of earned and unearned income. Explain any current and/or recurring surplus or deficits. How will the scope of the activity change if the full request for NYSCA funding is not received? (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8483

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Artist and Programmatic Consultant Fees: Indicate how payment to artists and any outside consultants is determined. Please include the range of fees. (Max 750 characters)

Q_8484

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Constituency: Describe the audiences and communities served. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8485

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Community Engagement and Diversity: How does the organization define diversity, and what specific communities is it trying to serve? Detail efforts being undertaken to cultivate and broaden the organization’s constituency. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8486

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Marketing: Describe the organization’s marketing strategies. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8487

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Education, Interpretation and Audience Engagement: Describe how the content and themes of your programming will be interpreted and audience involvement engaged, including lecture/demonstrations, lectures, pre-and post-concert events, family programs, program booklets and exhibition catalogs. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8488

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Use of Social Media: Describe the organization’s use of social media. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8489

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Evaluation: Articulate how the organization evaluates its programs, services, and/or other organizational initiatives. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8490

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Community Context: Identify the other organizations in the area that provide similar arts and cultural activities, and tell us how their activities support, enhance, or differ from those of this organization. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_9043

Is the applicant acting as a fiscal sponsor for this Folk Arts Project Support request on behalf of another organization?
    1. If Yes is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_9044
      - Q_9045
      - Q_9046
      - Q_9047
      - Q_9048
      - Q_9049
      - Q_9050
      - Q_9051
      - Q_9052
      - Q_9053
      - Q_9054
      - Q_9220

Q_9044

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization Name

Q_9045

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - Contact First Name

Q_9046

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - Contact Last Name

Q_9047

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - Contact Title

Q_9220

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - Contact Email

Q_9048

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - Street Address

Q_9049

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - City

Q_9050

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - County

Q_9051

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - State

Q_9052

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - ZIP Code

Q_9053

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - Phone Number

Q_9054

FLK Project Support:
Sponsored Organization - Website

Q_8491

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Overview: Describe the event(s) or series, indicating the theme or focus, representative artists, the kinds of traditions to be presented and where and when it will take place. If the series is a component of a larger, non-folk arts program, describe how the folk arts component will be distinguished from, and relate to, the larger program. (Max 2000 characters)

Q_8492

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Project Development: Describe how the organization arrives at programming decisions for its folk arts presentations and the development of this particular project. Does this event or series build on previous activity, or does it represent a new programming direction? (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8493

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Documentation and Field Research: How are folk arts activities documented? If this project involves field research to identify artists, describe the traditions and artists to be documented, the credentials of the field researcher and any relevant field research undertaken prior to the project’s development. Indicate how documentation resulting from field research will be made publicly accessible. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8494

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Exhibitions: For exhibition requests, indicate the kinds of objects to be exhibited, approximate number of objects, dates and venue. If the exhibition does not entirely involve living traditions, state the rationale for including historical materials and the extent to which they will be used. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8495

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Project Personnel: List the project personnel responsible for selecting and interpreting the artists to be presented or exhibited along with the personnel administering this project, summarizing their backgrounds and credentials. For exhibitions, also provide this information for the exhibition designer. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8496

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Finances: Describe plans for meeting expenses, including fundraising activities to generate funding to be directly applied to this project. How would the scope of the project change if the full request for NYSCA funding is not received? Utilize the Budget Notes section of the Project Budget to indicate sources of income and to itemize principal expense items, including personnel, artists’ fees, marketing and remaining operating expenses. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8497

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Facilities: Provide a description of the facility or facilities for this project. (Max 750 characters)

Q_8498

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Collaboration and Community Involvement: Describe how communities represented through this project will participate in its planning and implementation. What other organizations in the community present programs similar to those proposed in this project? Describe any plans to work in partnership with these or other organizations. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8499

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Education and Interpretation: Describe how the content and theme of this project will be interpreted, including lecture/demonstrations, lectures, pre-and post-concert events, family programs, program booklets, interpretive labels and exhibition catalogues. If your presentation is a component of a larger, non-folk arts program, indicate the specific interpretive materials to be provided for the folk arts component. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8500

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Marketing: How will this activity be promoted and marketed as a folk arts program, both within the community whose traditions will be represented and to general audiences? Indicate the primary audience for this activity as well as other communities targeted for this project. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8501

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Participation: Describe any participatory dimensions of this program (hands-on workshops, dance involving audience members, etc.). (Max 750 characters)

Q_9056

FLK Apprenticeship:
Master Artist - First Name

Q_9057

FLK Apprenticeships:
Master Artist - Last Name

Q_9058

FLK Apprenticeships:
Master Artist - Email

Q_9059

FLK Apprenticeships:
Apprentice - First Name

Q_9060

FLK Apprenticeships:
Apprentice - Last Name

Q_9061

FLK Apprenticeships:
Apprentice - Email

Q_9062

FLK Apprenticeships:
2nd Apprentice (if applicable) - First Name

Q_9063

FLK Apprenticeships:
2nd Apprentice - Last Name

Q_9064

FLK Apprenticeships:
2nd Apprentice (if applicable) - Email

Q_8502

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Master Folk Artist: Who is the master folk artist? How long has the master artist practiced this folk art? Where and from whom was it learned? Describe the master artist's experiences in teaching this tradition. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8503

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Folk Art Form: Describe the folk art form to be taught by the master artist, touching on the ways the art form is currently practiced in the community where the master lives/works. Who else practices this art form in this community? (Max 2000 characters)

Q_8504

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Apprentice: Who is the apprentice and what is his/her experience in practicing this or any related folk art form? How was this apprentice selected? If the apprentice previously worked with this master artist, describe the nature and length of their association and explain why this apprenticeship is needed to develop new skills and/or repertoire. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8505

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Project Goals: What level of ability/accomplishment can be achieved through the project? Please be as specific as possible, for example, indicate an object to be made, a body of songs to be learned, an instrumental technique or dance style to be taught, building on any prior accomplishments. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8506

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Apprentice Responsibilities: Will the apprentice have other responsibilities, such as assisting the master with his/her own projects? If so, please describe. (Max 750 characters)

Q_8507

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Project Development: How will the apprentice's level of skill affect the work plan for the apprenticeship? How was the study plan developed and by whom? (Max 750 characters)

Q_8508

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Study Plan: Provide a session by session outline of the proposed study plan. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8509

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Administrative Support: Describe administrative and technical support to be provided by the applicant organization. (Max 750 characters)

Q_8510

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Project Documentation and Products: Will the sessions be recorded for study purposes and to document the apprenticeship? Who will own any objects created and tools purchased for this apprenticeship? Indicate if any public presentations by the master artist and apprentice will occur, during or after the apprenticeship. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8511

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Continuity of this Tradition: How will this apprenticeship contribute to the sustainability of the folk art form to be taught? Indicate how the apprentice plans to continue to practice this tradition following the completion of the apprenticeship. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8516

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Overview: Describe ongoing public programs presented each year, providing specific examples of themes, programs and artists presented. (Max 2000 characters)

Q_8517

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Changes/Developments--Programming: Describe, with specific examples, new programming, services and field research initiated during the past year and planned for the next two years. Indicate the relationship of this field research to the development of new programs. (Max 2000 characters)

Q_8518

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Educational and Interpretive Programming: Provide an overview of the educational and interpretive programming of the folk arts program, including the interpretive components typically used in its presentations to the public. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8519

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Collections of Field Research Materials: Describe how documentation resulting from field research is made accessible to the public. Indicate materials in the collection, description and cataloguing methods (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8520

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Staff Folklorist: Describe the qualifications, training, experience and responsibilities of the staff folklorist. If the folklorist also has additional, non-folk arts responsibilities, indicate how much time per week is devoted to them. If you are recruiting for a staff folklorist position, describe the recruitment process, including how the job opening has been publicized and the status of the search. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8521

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Changes/Developments--Staffing: Indicate any significant changes in the folk arts program staffing and relevant changes in the organization as a whole since the program was last reviewed by NYSCA . (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8522

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Organizational Context: How does the folk arts program relate to the organization's mission? Describe its relationship to other programmatic areas in the organization. Indicate any relevant changes in the organization's management, governance or programming since the last review by the NYSCA Folk Arts Program, and changes expected for the proposed grant period. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8523

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Finances: What are the plans for meeting current and future expenses of the folk arts program, including new fundraising initiatives? Describe organizational fundraising for the folk arts program. How would the scope of the program change if the full request for NYSCA funding is not received? Please utilize the Budget Notes section of the Project Budget to indicate income sources and itemize principal expenses, including staff folklorist salary and benefits, programming costs, marketing and remaining operating expenses. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8524

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Facilities: Describe the facilities used for folk arts programming and services (Max 750 characters)

Q_8525

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Services to Artists and other Organizations: Describe specific services provided to individual artists, such as the development of apprenticeships, assistance with marketing and the creation of promotional materials. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8526

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Current Audience: Who are the audiences and communities served by the folk arts program? Describe the impact of the folk arts programs and services on those artists and communities. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8527

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Expanding your Audience: Summarize strategies to expand and diversify audiences for the folk arts program. Provide specific examples of audience development efforts, including promotion and marketing initiatives. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8528

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Assessment and Planning: Describe the involvement and role of the organization's board, folk arts advisory group (if any), and folk arts program staff in the planning and ongoing assessment of programs and services. How is the folk arts program incorporated into the organization's long-range plan? (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8529

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Community Context and Collaboration: How is the folk arts program providing assistance to other organizations in the service area for developing folk arts programs? What other organizations are providing similar or complementary folk arts programming in the service area? Is the organization working in partnership with them? (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8530

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Use of Social Meida: How is social media used by the folk arts program? (Max 200 Characters)

Q_8531

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Program Summary: Describe the regrant or partnership program, its priorities, and the constituents served. How does it differ from or complement other programs in the community or field? (Max 2000 characters)

Q_8532

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Relevance to Mission: How does this program relate to the organization's mission, goals and programming? (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8533

ARTISTIC/PROGRAMMATIC — Scope of Activity: For ongoing regrant projects, describe the number of requests received for each of the past two years. Include the average request amount and grant amount. If this is a new request or service, project the number of anticipated requests and the range of grant amounts to be awarded. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8534

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Staffing: Who is responsible for the administration of this project? Describe their role, detailing their duties and noting whether this is a full time, part-time or consultant position. If the coordinator has other responsibilities within the organization, describe them. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8535

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Governance: Describe the involvement of the board in management and program oversight. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8536

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Work Plan: Outline the schedule and work plan for the next granting or activity cycle. Provide an overview of annual regrant or program deadlines and related activities. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8537

MANAGERIAL/FISCAL — Finances:


Detail plans for meeting current and future expenses beyond income from NYSCA, if appropriate to the regrant or partnership project. Include sources of earned income. Itemize principal income and expense items in the project budget.

How would the scope of the project change if the full request for NYSCA funding is not received?
(Max 1000 characters)

Q_8538

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Constituency: Describe the audiences and communities served. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8539

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Marketing/Outreach: What are the strategies for outreach and marketing to diverse communities, arts groups and artists, including those not currently served by the program? (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8540

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Selection Process: Describe, if applicable, application and selection process, noting what is required of applicants, restrictions, and whether there is a panel review. Indicate the composition of the panel and the review process. (Max 1500 characters)

Q_8541

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Evaluation: How is the effectiveness of this program evaluated and assessed? Has evaluation led to change in the program? Describe the benefits of this regrant or partnership to the community and general public. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_8542

SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC — Community Context: Identify the other organizations in the area that provide similar arts and cultural activities, and tell us how their activities support, enhance, or differ from those of this organization. Describe any partnerships or collaborations with other organizations. (Max 1000 characters)

Q_7829

Contributed Income: NYSCA Grant Request

Q_7830

Contributed Income: Corporate Support

Q_7831

Contributed Income: Foundation Support

Q_7832

Contributed Income: Private Support

Q_7833

Contributed Income: NEA Support

Q_7834

Contributed Income: Federal Support

Q_7835

Contributed Income: State Support (non-NYSCA)

Q_7836

Contributed Income: County Support

Q_7837

Contributed Income: Municipal Support

Q_7838

Contributed Income: NYSCA Grant Request - Budget Notes

Q_7839

Contributed Income: Corporate Support - Budget Notes

Q_7840

Contributed Income: Foundation Support - Budget Notes

Q_7841

Contributed Income: Private Support - Budget Notes

Q_7842

Contributed Income: NEA Support - Budget Notes

Q_7843

Contributed Income: Federal Support - Budget Notes

Q_7844

Contributed Income: State Support (non-NYSCA) - Budget Notes

Q_7845

Contributed Income: County Support - Budget Notes

Q_7846

Contributed Income: Municipal Support - Budget Notes

Q_7847

Earned Income: Admissions

Q_7848

Earned Income: Contracted Services

Q_7849

Earned Income: Tuition and Workshop Fees

Q_7850

Earned Income: Fundraising Events

Q_7851

Earned Income: Other Earned Income

Q_7852

Earned Income: Admissions - Budget Notes

Q_7853

Earned Income: Contracted Services - Budget Notes

Q_7855

Earned Income: Tuition and Workshop Fees - Budget Notes

Q_7856

Earned Income: Fundraising Events - Budget Notes

Q_7857

Earned Income: Other Earned Income - Budget Notes

Q_7854

Expenses: Administrative Personnel

Q_7858

Expenses: Artistic Personnel

Q_7859

Expenses: Technical/Production Personnel

Q_7860

Expenses: Fringe Benefits

Q_7861

Expenses: Outside Artistic Fees and Services

Q_7862

Expenses: Other Outside Fees and Services

Q_7863

Expenses: Regrants

Q_7864

Expenses: Space

Q_7865

Expenses: Equipment

Q_7866

Expenses: Travel

Q_7867

Expenses: Marketing/Advertising

Q_7868

Expenses: Remaining Operating Expenses

Q_7869

Expenses: Administrative Personnel - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7870

Expenses: Artistic Personnel - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7871

Expenses: Technical/Production Personnel - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7872

Expenses: Fringe Benefits - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7873

Expenses: Outside Artistic Fees and Services - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7874

Expenses: Other Outside Fees and Services - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7875

Expenses: Regrants - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7876

Expenses: Space - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7877

Expenses: Equipment - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7878

Expenses: Travel - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7879

Expenses: Marketing/Advertising - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7880

Expenses: Remaining Operating Expenses - Proposed Amount to be funded by NYSCA Request

Q_7881

Expenses: Administrative Personnel - Allocation Details

Q_7882

Expenses: Artistic Personnel - Allocation Details

Q_7883

Expenses: Technical/Production Personnel - Allocation Details

Q_7884

Expenses: Fringe Benefits - Allocation Details

Q_7885

Expenses: Outside Artistic Fees and Services - Allocation Details

Q_7886

Expenses: Other Outside Fees and Services - Allocation Details

Q_7887

Expenses: Regrants - Allocation

Q_7888

Expenses: Space - Allocation Details

Q_7889

Expenses: Equipment - Allocation Details

Q_7890

Expenses: Travel - Allocation Details

Q_7891

Expenses: Marketing/Advertising - Allocation Details

Q_7892

Expenses: Remaining Operating Expenses - Allocation Details

Q_8912

Additional Project Budget Notes:

Q_8865

Organization DBA or AKA

Q_7893

Applicant Information: Street Address

Q_7894

Applicant Information: City

Q_7895

Applicant Information: State

Q_7896

Applicant Information: ZIP Code

Q_7761

Primary Contact: First Name

Q_7773

Primary Contact: Last Name

Q_7762

Primary Contact: Title

Q_7763

Primary Contact: Phone Number

Q_7764

Primary Contact: Email

Q_7765

Secondary Contact: First Name

Q_7774

Secondary Contact: Last Name

Q_7766

Secondary Contact:Title

Q_7767

Secondary Contact: Phone Number

Q_7768

Secondary Contact: Email

Q_7769

Executive Director: First Name

Q_7775

Executive Director: Last Name

Q_7770

Executive Director: Phone Number

Q_7771

Executive Director: Email

Q_7772

Board Chair/President: First Name

Q_7776

Board Chair/President: Last Name

Q_7777

Board Chair/President: Phone Number

Q_7778

Board Chair/President: Email

Q_8860

Project Contact: First name

Q_8861

Project Contact: Last Name

Q_8862

Project Contact: Title

Q_8863

Project Contact: Phone number

Q_8864

Project Contact: Email

Q_7686

Mission: Please enter your organization's current mission statement.

Q_7687

Activities: Provide a brief overview of your organization’s programs and activities as it relates to your mission in the previous question.

Q_7720

Staff Member 1: First Name

Q_7783

Staff Member 1: Last Name

Q_7784

Staff Member 1: Title

Q_7785

Staff Member 1: Salary
  • $0, $1 - $15000, $15001 - $50000, $50001 - $100000, $100001 - $200000

Q_8596

Staff Member 1: Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Full-Time, Part-Time

Q_7789

Staff Member 2: First Name

Q_7786

Staff Member 2: Last Name

Q_7787

Staff Member 2: Title

Q_7788

Staff Member 2: Salary
  • $0, $1 - $15000, $15001 - $50000, $50001 - $100000, $100001 - $200000

Q_8606

Staff Member 2: Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Full-Time, Part-Time

Q_7793

Staff Member 3: First Name

Q_7790

Staff Member 3: Last Name

Q_7791

Staff Member 3: Title

Q_7792

Staff Member 3: Salary
  • $0, $1 - $15000, $15001 - $50000, $50001 - $100000, $100001 - $200000

Q_8609

Staff Member 3: Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Full-Time, Part-Time

Q_8124

Staff Member 4: First Name

Q_8121

Staff Member 4: Last Name

Q_8122

Staff Member 4: Title

Q_8123

Staff Member 4: Salary
  • $0, $1 - $15000, $15001 - $50000, $50001 - $100000, $100001 - $200000

Q_8611

Staff Member 4: Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Full-Time, Part-Time

Q_8163

Staff Member 5: First Name

Q_8160

Staff Member 5: Last Name

Q_8161

Staff Member 5: Title

Q_8162

Staff Member 5: Salary
  • $0, $1 - $15000, $15001 - $50000, $50001 - $100000, $100001 - $200000

Q_8614

Staff Member 5: Full-Time or Part-Time
  • Full-Time, Part-Time

Q_7794

Number of Full-Time Staff Members

Q_7795

Number of Part-Time Staff Members

Q_7796

Number of Volunteers

Q_7688

Diversity/Inclusiveness: Given your mission and the community you serve, how does your organization address diversity and inclusiveness? In your response, discuss in terms of staff, board, and audience composition, as well as the programs and services you provide.

Q_7689

Accessibility: A universal and inclusive environment for the arts allows everyone, including people with and without disabilities, and people of all ages, to access the facilities and programs of an organization. What actions has your organization taken to make your facilities, programs, and communications systems accessible and usable by all?

Q_7690

Facilities: Briefly describe your facilities. Explain any relocations, expansions, renovations, or major improvements undertaken in the recent past or planned for the future.

Q_7684

Facilities: Organization's facilities/real estate are:
  • Owned, Rented

Q_7685

If rented, date current lease expires:

Q_7704

Days/Hours/Seasons of Operation of facilities listed above:

Q_7691

Total Number of Visitors/Users/Audience: How many audience members, exhibition visitors, service users, or visitors to your facility do you serve? Provide an average annual figure.

Q_7779

Organization Website

Q_7780

Social Media Link 1

Q_7781

Social Media Link 2

Q_8125

Social Media Link 3

Q_7702

Fiscal Year End Date: Format MM/DD/YYYY

Q_7703

Year Incorporated: Format YYYY

Q_8845

Organization Budget - Please select which form you are using to input the figures: Prior completed fiscal year
  • Form 990, Form 990-EZ, Form 990-PF, Form 990 NOT filed, Form 990 not due yet

Q_8656

Please input the organization's fiscal year end date: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8657

Organization Budget - Contributions and grants: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8658

Organization Budget - Program service revenue: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8659

Organization Budget - Net Income (or Loss) from Fundraising: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8660

Organization Budget - Investment income: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8661

Organization Budget - Other Revenue: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8662

Organization Budget - NYSCA Grant Received: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8705

Organization Budget - Total Revenue: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8846

Organization Budget - Please select which form you are using to input the figures: Last completed fiscal year
  • Form 990, Form 990-EZ, Form 990-PF, Form 990 NOT filed, Form 990 not due yet

Q_8663

Organization Budget - Please input the organization's fiscal year end date: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8664

Organization Budget - Contributions and grants: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8665

Organization Budget - Program service revenue: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8666

Organization Budget - Net Income (or Loss) from Fundraising: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8667

Organization Budget - Investment income: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8668

Organization Budget - Other Revenue: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8669

Organization Budget - NYSCA Grant Received: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8706

Organization Budget - Total Revenue: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8881

Organization Budget - Please input the organization's fiscal year end date: Current fiscal year

Q_8670

Organization Budget - Contributions and grants: Current fiscal year

Q_8671

Organization Budget - Program service revenue: Current fiscal year

Q_8672

Organization Budget - Net Income (or Loss) from Fundraising: Current fiscal year

Q_8673

Organization Budget - Investment income: Current fiscal year

Q_8674

Organization Budget - Other Revenue: Current fiscal year

Q_8711

Organization Budget - Total Revenue: Current fiscal year

Q_8676

Organization Budget - Contributions and grants: Notes (Optional)

Q_8677

Organization Budget - Program service revenue: Notes (Optional)

Q_8678

Organization Budget - Net Income (or Loss) from Fundraising: Notes (Optional)

Q_8679

Organization Budget - Investment income: Notes (Optional)

Q_8680

Organization Budget - Other Revenue: Notes (Optional)

Q_8681

Organization Budget - NYSCA Grant Received: Notes (Optional)

Q_8712

Organization Budget - Total Revenue: Notes (Optional)

Q_8682

Organization Budget - Salaries, other compensation, employee benefits: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8683

Organization Budget - Occupancy, rent, utilities, and maintenance: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8684

Organization Budget - Other Expenses: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8685

Organization Budget - Salaries, other compensation, employee benefits: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8686

Organization Budget - Occupancy, rent, utilities, and maintenance: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8687

Organization Budget - Other Expenses: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8688

Organization Budget - Salaries, other compensation, employee benefits: Current fiscal year

Q_8689

Organization Budget - Occupancy, rent, utilities, and maintenance: Current fiscal year

Q_8690

Organization Budget - Other Expenses: Current fiscal year

Q_8691

Organization Budget - Salaries, other compensation, employee benefits: Notes (Optional)

Q_8692

Organization Budget - Occupancy, rent, utilities, and maintenance: Notes (Optional)

Q_8693

Organization Budget - Other Expenses: Notes (Optional)

Q_8721

Organization Budget - Total Expenses: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8723

Organization Budget - Total Expenses: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8725

Organization Budget - Total Expenses: Current fiscal year

Q_8726

Organization Budget - Total Expenses Notes (Optional)

Q_8742

Organization Budget - Excess (Deficit): Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8743

Organization Budget - Excess (Deficit): Last completed fiscal year

Q_8744

Organization Budget - Excess (Deficit): Current fiscal year

Q_8906

Organization Budget - Excess (Deficit): Notes (Optional)

Q_8731

Organization Budget - Expenses(Assets/Liabilities) - Total Assets: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8733

Organization Budget - Total Liabilities: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8734

Organization Budget - Net Assets or Fund Balance: Prior completed fiscal year

Q_8735

Organization Budget - Total Assets: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8736

Organization Budget - Total Liabilities: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8737

Organization Budget - Net Assets or Fund Balance: Last completed fiscal year

Q_8909

Expenses (Assets/Liabilities) - Total Assets: Notes (Optional)

Q_8910

Expenses (Assets/Liabilities) - Total Liabilities: Notes (Optional)

Q_8911

Expenses (Assets/Liabilities) - Net Assets: Notes (Optional)

Q_8913

If applicable, list up to 5 sources of funding from other NYS agencies (i.e., other than NYSCA) received by applicant in the last completed fiscal year listed in the table above. If none, type none.