Disability. Dance. Artistry. Fund Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
FAQ (as of October 10, 2016)
Q: What if we don't have a BOD? Does that disqualify us from seeking funding?
A: If your sponsored project/organization does not have a board of directors, please provide the list of the board for your fiscal sponsor.
Q. By when will I need to confirm a venue partner?
A: Organizations will need to confirm a venue partner in order to enter a grant agreement with Dance/NYC. Grant agreements are due by December 31, 2016.
Q: What if my organization is not based in NYC?
A: Regardless of where you are based, to be eligible the performance must take place in the metropolitan New York City area. This includes the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Suffolk, Rockland, Nassau and Westchester Counties in New York State, and Hudson and Bergen Counties in New Jersey.
Q: What if my project is a performance of disabled children who’ve been taking my class, which is not therapy but rather recreational in nature.
A: Grants will not be considered for individual artists, educational institutions, presenters, or service organizations. The DDA Fund will not support programs with primarily therapeutic, educational, or recreational goals.
Q: Does anyone involved in creating the call for proposals and on the review board have a disability?
A: Disabled artists have been involved in producing the call and the majority of the review panel identifies as disabled.