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Sponsored Application Instructions
What is a Fiscal Sponsor? A Fiscal Sponsor is a New York State non-profit organization that applies to NYSCA on behalf of individual artists, unincorporated arts organizations or groups, or non-profit arts organizations which choose not to apply directly to NYSCA. The fiscal sponsor accepts responsibility to serve as a fiscal conduit for a NYSCA-funded project, receiving and disbursing funds related to the grant, assuring that the project is carried out as described and submitting the final report of grant activity.
Completing a sponsored application for new NYSCA support is a five step process:
Step 1: The Fiscal Sponsor registers each sponsored request on the NYSCA website. To successfully register a request fiscal sponsors must, in this order:
Step 3: The Sponsored Entity completes the Sponsored Request Form. This form is a fillable PDF. The Sponsored Request Form requires the following information:
Step 4: The Sponsored Entity returns the completed Sponsored Request Form and required support materials to the Fiscal Sponsor well before NYSCA’s application deadline.
Step 5: Fiscal Sponsor completes and submits one Grants Gateway application for each sponsored request.