Program Questions:
Council on the Arts - FY2020 Individual Artists 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_616

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

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_1034

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

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_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_546

Legal Name of Applicant

Q_7800

Please upload a list of Board members, including affiliations:

Q_7802

Please select the Individual Artist project category (Must select the same category in the Questionnaire tab):
  • Composer Compositions, Dance Commissions, Theatre Artist Commissions, Film Media and New Technology Production
    1. If Composer Compositions is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_7809
      - Q_7810
      - Q_9021
    2. If Dance Commissions is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_9022
      - Q_7811
      - Q_7812
    3. If Film Media and New Technology Production is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_7816
      - Q_7817
      - Q_7818
      - Q_9024
    4. If Theatre Artist Commissions is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_9023
      - Q_7813
      - Q_7814
      - Q_7815

Q_7803

Sponsored Request Form: Please complete and upload the Sponsored Request Form (SRF).

Q_7804

Proof of New York State residency of the artist whose work is to be commissioned must be provided along with other support materials by the application deadline. For proof of residency, two different, current documents from the list below must be provided. All documentation must contain the artist’s name and address. Documentation must be dated no earlier than two years prior to NYSCA application deadline. Because NYSCA awards public funds, the Agency reserves the right to request additional documentation to verify New York State residency.

-Telephone Bill.
-Credit card or bank statement (name and address page only; financial and account information should be blocked).
-NYS or Federal Tax form (first page only; social security and financial information should be blocked).
-Current lease or mortgage agreement listing the artist’s name and showing a NYS address.
-NY State Driver's license or NY State ID card.
-Voter's Registration Card.

Q_9021

Work Samples: no more than two representative audio samples of up to 8 minutes each. Applications involving opera must also include at least one video recording. Each work sample must include the title and the year it was composed. Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs with any notes or description. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_7809

Résumé of the principal composer, limited to two pages

Q_7810

OPTIONAL: Up to two 5-page excerpts of previously completed scores

Q_7811

A signed letter of intent from the choreographer/re-stager including the proposed commissioning fee and scheduled rehearsal period. For alternative performance venues, also include the performance fee for the presented artist/company.

Q_7812

Résumé of the choreographer/re-stager, limited to one page.

Q_9022

Work Samples: unedited media work samples of the choreographer’s recent work and one recent work sample of the host dance company (if appropriate), totaling no more than 20 minutes. Each media work sample must be provided as a live URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the name of artist/company, work titles, year of creation and event date. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_7815

Work samples for directors, designers, performance and solo artists may include diagrams and sketches of proposed work, and/or slide images of previous projects. No more than 20 images may be submitted.

Q_7813

For playwrights and librettists, work samples must include one 20-page excerpt of a previously completed play/libretto. Performance and solo artists, though not required, may also include one 20-page excerpt of a previously completed play/libretto.

Q_7814

Résumé of the principal artist(s), limited to two pages each.

Q_9023

OPTIONAL: Media work samples of previous work not to exceed more than two representative samples of up to 5 minutes each. Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the title, the company performing the work and the year it was presented. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_9024

Work samples for applicants applying in Pre-Production or Production phases, provide one or two work samples totaling no more than 10 minutes each.
OR
Work samples for applicants applying in Post-Production, a work-in-progress of a minimum of 15 minutes and no more than 20 minutes is required. In addition, a sample of a previously-completed work no longer than 5 minutes is required.

Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the title, the company performing the work and the year it was presented. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_7816

Résumé of applicant artist and principal crew and consultants, limited to two pages each.

Q_7817

Applicants for new technology or installation work may submit diagrams, sketches or slides of the proposed work in addition to media work samples. No more than 15 images should be submitted.

Q_7818

If applying for pre-production, please provide materials that illustrate the level of work to date, such as a script, description of research, treatment and/or treatment outline. Additionally, you may supply a detailed line item project budget.

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_7819

IND Artist First Name

Q_7820

IND Artist Last Name

Q_7821

IND Artist Street Address

Q_7822

IND Artist City

Q_7826

IND Artist County

Q_7823

IND Artist ZIP Code

Q_7824

IND Artist Phone Number

Q_7825

IND Artist Email Address

Q_9020

IND Artist Information - Website

Q_7782

Please select the Individual Artist project category (Must be the same category selected in the Documents tab):
  • Composer Compositions, Dance Commissions, Theatre Artist Commissions, Film Media and New Technology Production
    1. If Composer Compositions is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_7805
      - Q_7806
      - Q_7807
      - Q_7808
      - Q_7797
    2. If Dance Commissions is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_9026
      - Q_9027
      - Q_9028
      - Q_9029
    3. If Film Media and New Technology Production is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_7799
      - Q_7801
      - Q_9034
      - Q_9035
      - Q_9036
      - Q_9037
    4. If Theatre Artist Commissions is selected then these questions will be displayed:
      - Q_7798
      - Q_9030
      - Q_9031
      - Q_9032
      - Q_9033

Q_9026

DANCE COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 1: unedited media work samples of the choreographer’s recent work and one recent work sample of the host dance company (if appropriate), totaling no more than 20 minutes. Each media work sample must be provided as a live URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the name of artist/company, work titles, year of creation and event date. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_9027

DANCE COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 1: Description

Q_9028

DANCE COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 2: unedited media work samples of the choreographer’s recent work and one recent work sample of the host dance company (if appropriate), totaling no more than 20 minutes. Each media work sample must be provided as a live URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the name of artist/company, work titles, year of creation and event date. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_9029

DANCE COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 2: Description

Q_7797

Please select the genre within the Composer Compositions category:
  • Chamber, Choral/Vocal, Electronic, Opera, Orchestral, Jazz, Solo Instrumental Music, Scores for Dance Theatre Film New Media and Radio

Q_7805

COMPOSER COMPOSITIONS — Work Sample 1: no more than two representative audio samples of up to 8 minutes each. Applications involving opera must also include at least one video recording. Each work sample must include the title and the year it was composed. Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs with any notes or description. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_7806

COMPOSER COMPOSITIONS — Work Sample 1: Description

Q_7807

COMPOSER COMPOSITIONS — Work Sample 2: no more than two representative audio samples of up to 8 minutes each. Applications involving opera must also include at least one video recording. Each work sample must include the title and the year it was composed. Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs with any notes or description. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_7808

COMPOSER COMPOSITIONS — Work Sample 2: Description

Q_7798

Please select the genre within the Theatre Artist Commissions category:
  • Playwrights, Directors, Designers, Librettists for Musical Theatre & Opera, Solo Theatre Artists, Performance Artists

Q_9030

THEATRE ARTISTS COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 1: Media work samples of previous work not to exceed more than two representative samples of up to 5 minutes each. Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the title, the company performing the work and the year it was presented. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_9031

THEATRE ARTISTS COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 1: Description

Q_9032

THEATRE ARTISTS COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 2: Media work samples of previous work not to exceed more than two representative samples of up to 5 minutes each. Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the title, the company performing the work and the year it was presented. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_9033

THEATRE ARTISTS COMMISSIONS — Work Sample 2: Description

Q_7799

Please select the genre within the Film, Media and New Technology Production category:
  • Animation, Art/Experimental, Audio Art/Installation, Documentary, Installation/Performance, Interactive/Digital Technology, Narrative, Radio

Q_7801

Please select the project's phase of production:
  • Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production

Q_9034

FILM, MEDIA AND NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTION — Work Sample 1: Work samples for applicants applying in Pre-Production or Production phases, provide one or two work samples totaling no more than 10 minutes each.
OR
Work samples for applicants applying in Post-Production, a work-in-progress of a minimum of 15 minutes and no more than 20 minutes is required. In addition, a sample of a previously-completed work no longer than 5 minutes is required.

Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the title, the company performing the work and the year it was presented. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_9035

FILM, MEDIA AND NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTION — Work Sample 1: Description

Q_9036

FILM, MEDIA AND NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTION — Work Sample 2: Work samples for applicants applying in Pre-Production or Production phases, provide one or two work samples totaling no more than 10 minutes each.
OR
Work samples for applicants applying in Post-Production, a work-in-progress of a minimum of 15 minutes and no more than 20 minutes is required. In addition, a sample of a previously-completed work no longer than 5 minutes is required.

Each media work sample must be provided as a URL link. To submit URLs, please create a Word or PDF file with a list of URLs. Each work sample URL listed must include the title, the company performing the work and the year it was presented. URLs cannot be password protected and must remain live until December 31, 2019. NYSCA is not responsible for any broken, inactive or password protected links.

Q_9037

FILM, MEDIA AND NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTION — Work Sample 2: Description

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.