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New York Financial Assistance Grants:  55 Financial Assistance Grants for New York.

The scope of financial assistance grants can include financially struggling adults and families, financial assistance for primary and/or behavioral health care services, aboriginal groups, literacy, the arts and nonprofit general operating costs.

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Grants to New York City Musicians to Address the Financial Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of $500 to New York City freelance musicians whose work and livelihood have been been affected by the COVID-19/Coronavirus health crisis. Funding is intended to address the urgent economic needs of local musicians resulting from the pandemic. Support will be awarded on the basis of financial need.

GrantWatch ID#: 188845

Grant to a USA Curator or Art Historian for Emergency Support Related to COVID-19/Coronavirus

Deadline 04/12/20

Grant of up to $5,000 to a USA or Territories individual curator or art historian for emergency support related to COVID-19/Coronavirus. Funding is intended to assist with the development of projects that promote artwork of contemporary and experimental nature. Grants specifically support projects that shed light on the wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 188569

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benefit Disadvantaged Populations Impacted...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for services that benefit disadvantaged populations that are displaced or actively impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to directly benefit underserved residents or ALICE populations (those who are employed but are living pa...

GrantWatch ID#: 188548

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Training Programs in Maintenance and Restoration of Collector V...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for hands-on educational programs that teach young people about vehicle and boat restoration. Priority will be given to programs that focus on high school and college-age students. Funding is intended to teach the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain vintage cars, trucks...

GrantWatch ID#: 178548
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Financial Assistance to Women in Need of Cosmetic Surgery

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to help cover the costs of eligible cosmetic surgery for women in financial need. Funding is intended to directly support medical expenses, including supplemental insurance, and expenses not covered by the patient's insurance, for women undergoing breast reconstructio...

GrantWatch ID#: 153638

Grants to USA Nonprofits that Provide Financial Planning Services to Underserved Populations

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that offer free financial advice and services to disadvantaged populations. Funding is intended to support new or established programs, or for new financial planning elements that will enhance an existing program. In addition, the new Alexandra Armstrong Innovation Gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 180319

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Organizational Needs Due to COVID-19

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for organizational needs due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to support both arts and culture organizations and human service organizations who have been affected by COVID-19. Grant funds may be used for equipment, personnel costs, and new and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188581
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Grants to USA Top Athletes to Enable Them to Reach International Competitions

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA top-tier athletes in eligible sports disciplines to further their development, training, and career success. Funding is intended to support ranking athletes who have earned a college degree and are working toward reaching elite international competitions such as the World Championships or the Olympic Games. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 159936

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Organizations in Eligible States for Economic and Communit...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants and in-kind services to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island community development and community finance institutions for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income residents in the Funding Source's service area. Funding is also intended for programs that support small business development. S...

GrantWatch ID#: 181399

Opportunity for USA Artists to Receive Financial Assistance for Urgent Needs

Deadline 07/17/20

Opportunity for USA artists to receive financial assistance. The purpose of this program is to respond to urgent needs of individuals who can not work because of injuries, mishaps, or illnesses. Eligible applicants are artists, actors, singers, authors, dancers, directors, producers, choreographers, musicians, and screenwr...

GrantWatch ID#: 188624
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Grants to USA and International Nonprofits and IHEs for Journalism Education and Media Traini...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to USA and International nonprofits and institutes of higher education to support journalism education and media training programs. Funding is intended to promote college-level journalism studies and technological advances in the media industry. Preference is given to projects and programs that benefit the areas in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172673

Grants to USA and Canada PhD Students to Support Research Projects on Human Services

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada PhD students to support research about issues related to human services. The purpose of funding is to assist with expenses related to presenting a dissertation on topics related to the well-being of families, adults, children, and communities. Eligible research projects will focus o...

GrantWatch ID#: 179600

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Jewish Individuals for Assistance in Moving to Isra...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Jewish individuals seeking assistance and information about moving to Israel. The purpose of this program is to assist Jews from North, Central, and South America who are making Aliya to Israel. The Cyrus Foundation provides financial assistance to those who need assistance in shipp...

GrantWatch ID#: 157761
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Address Emergency Situations

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International professional artists to address catastrophic incidents and other unforeseen events. This grant provides one-time financial assistance to artists who lack the resources to overcome emergency situations such as floods, fires, and emergency medical needs. Applicant...

GrantWatch ID#: 159691

Grants to New York Nonprofits to Address the Needs of Families with Ill or Injured Children

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to address the urgent needs of children who have a serious illness or who have been injured. Funding is intended for families that cannot afford to pay all related medical expenses. Eligible organizations fall within the eight-county region arou...

GrantWatch ID#: 161758

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Provide Assistance to Families with Unex...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to provide financial assistance to needy families and individuals who are faced with unexpected and/or emergency health care expenses. Funding is specifically intended to assist individuals and families with medical expenses that have no or inadeq...

GrantWatch ID#: 163501
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Grants to USA Visual Artists Recovering Professional Losses from Regional Man-Made or Natura...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and territories visual artists working in various mediums for support to re-establish professional activities following losses from a regional disaster. Funds can be used for recovery activities such as replacing art materials or equipment, or repairing homes and studios following a man-made or natural disast...

GrantWatch ID#: 164047
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Grants to USA Organizations and Fire Departments to Respond to Fires and Other Disasters

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA organizations and fire departments to respond to fires and disasters and offer assistance to victims. Individuals impacted by a fire or disaster may also apply for financial assistance. Organizations may request funding for services to victims, as well as educational programs. Fire departments may request fun...

GrantWatch ID#: 164234
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Grants to USA Families of Military Personnel to Relieve Extreme Financial Hardship

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA families of military personnel who are experiencing extreme financial hardship. This fund is intended to assist families of military personnel who were seriously injured or killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The purpose of this fund is to relieve financial pressures arising from the loss o...

GrantWatch ID#: 165388
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Grants to USA Disabled Military Veterans or Personnel for Home Construction, Modification, or...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants up to $10,000 to USA military veterans and active-duty personnel who have been disabled by military service to help cover necessary home modifications, repairs, and rehabilitation. Funds may be used to modify an existing home, offset construction costs of a newly constructed home, or pay for a third-party inspection...

GrantWatch ID#: 165702
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Grants to USA Active Military Personnel and Veterans to Support the Purchase of a House

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA military personnel (including active duty, reserve, national guard, and veterans) to cover the costs of purchasing a new home. Funding is intended to assist with the cost of a down payment and closing fees. Eligible applicants are first-time homebuyers, individuals who haven't owned a home ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166184
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Grants to USA Veterans, Service Members, and Eligible Dependents for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA military service members, veterans, or dependents who are experiencing unexpected financial difficulties. Financial difficulties must be as a result of deployment or other military-related injury or activity. This program offers financial assistance for basic needs. Expenses Eligible for P...

GrantWatch ID#: 166475
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Grants to USA Military Veterans and Military Spouses to Cover Unexpected Expenses

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA qualifying military veterans and military spouses to cover unexpected expenses. Funding is intended to allow veterans and their spouses to complete postsecondary education programs and succeed in a competitive job market. Funding is also intended to offer financial assistance to veterans who a...

GrantWatch ID#: 168118
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Grants to USA Providers to Address Medical and Health Needs of Children from Low-Income Fami...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA child healthcare providers to meet specific medical and healthcare needs of children, ages eighteen years old or younger, from low-income families. Some international providers may be eligible. Funding is intended to support equipment, treatment, lodging, transportation expenses, and vehicle modifications.

GrantWatch ID#: 168237

Grants to New York Youth in Eligible Regions to Travel to Israel

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and scholarships to New York youth in eligible regions for international travel. Funding is intended to give students and teens the opportunity to participate in an organized trip to Israel. The Foundation offers a needs-based scholarship and two types of grants. The trip must include at least one week in Israel. Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 169650
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs and Services to Children and Families

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide resources to vulnerable children and families. Eligible programs may provide basic needs, youth educational opportunities, assistance to victims of domestic abuse, and career training programs for at-risk youth. Only organizations and programs meeting the eligibility criteri...

GrantWatch ID#: 172551
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Jewish Young Adults to Participate in Programs in Is...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Jewish young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 to attend a gap year or educational program in Israel. Funding is intended to make it as easy and as affordable as possible for Jewish young adults to come to Israel. The program also helps to gather information about other grants an...

GrantWatch ID#: 172640

Raise Money on YouHelp.com for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, Veterans, ...

Deadline Ongoing

YouHelp is used to raise money while applying for grants. Start your campaign here: https://www.youhelp.com/start The 30-days ( 6 weeks) of free tips and templates provided for your crowdfunding strategy will empower you to utilize your "crowd", social media and email contacts to ask for contributions, and to ask contr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173609
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Grants to USA Craft Artists Experiencing Career-Threatening Emergencies

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA established craft artists who are experiencing career emergency situations. Applications are accepted from artists working in craft disciplines including folk and traditional arts including metalsmiths, potters, furniture makers, glass artists, fiber artists, woodworkers, and basket makers. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173757
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Grants to USA Veterans to Construct, Purchase, or Renovate Homes to Accommodate Disabilities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA military service members and veterans with disabilities who require special housing adaptations. Individuals may be entitled to a grant for the construction or purchase of an adapted home. Funding is also available for the modification of an existing home to accommodate a disability. Two grant programs ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 173865

Grants to USA Professional Musicians for Emergency Living and Medical Expenses

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to USA professional musicians requiring emergency financial assistance. Applications may be submitted by established musicians representing any instrument or genre. The purpose of this program is to support American musicians by covering emergency medical and living expenses. The Foundati...

GrantWatch ID#: 181863
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Indemnity Program for USA Livestock Producers to Mitigate Losses Due to Adverse Weather and ...

Deadline Ongoing

An indemnity program is available to USA livestock producers and owners to mitigate losses exceeding normal mortality due to adverse weather events, disease, and attacks by wild animals. Eligible classes of livestock include, but are not limited to, cattle, poultry, and swine. Owners of the following types of livestock ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182186
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Emergency Assistance for USA and Puerto Rico Livestock Producers to Compensate Losses Due to...

Deadline Ongoing

Emergency assistance to USA and Puerto Rico livestock producers impacted by grazing losses due to drought or wildfire. This program compensates producers who have experienced grazing losses for eligible livestock. This includes improved or native pastureland with permanent vegetative cover or land planted specifically for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182188

Financial Assistance to USA Nursery Tree Growers and Orchardists to Mitigate Damages Due to ...

Deadline Ongoing

Financial assistance is available to USA nursery tree growers and orchardists to rehabilitate and replace qualifying trees, vines, and bushes that have been damaged in natural disasters. Funding may be requested to mitigate losses of commercially produced annual crops. Nursery trees include ornamental, fruit, nut and Chris...

GrantWatch ID#: 182189

Financial Assistance for USA Producers for Crops Lost Due to Natural Disasters and Adverse C...

Deadline Ongoing

Financial assistance to USA agricultural producers to mitigate crop losses due to natural disasters and adverse conditions resulting in low yields, inventory loss, or the prevention of crop planting. Assistance may be requested for commercially produced crops for which insurance coverage is not available. The Noninsure...

GrantWatch ID#: 182193

Grants to Rochester Area, New York Nonprofits to Assist Children with Medical Conditions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Rochester area, New York nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of children living with significant medical conditions. Funding is intended for treatment, special equipment, or adaptive structural improvements that the families of these children cannot afford.

GrantWatch ID#: 187398
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Grants to USA and Canada Music Industry Workers and Musicians to Cover Costs Incurred Due to...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada music industry workers and musicians for financial assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. Funding may be used to cover vital living costs such as housing, food, clothing, and medical expenses for individuals who have been impacted due to loss of work or illness.

GrantWatch ID#: 188503
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Creators for Assistance During the Corona/COVID-19 O...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to USA, Canada, and International individual creative artists experiencing financial difficulty due to Corona/COVID-19. Funding is intended to provide financial assistance to active creators who are undergoing economic hardship due to the Corona pandemic. Grants may be used by creators who have emergen...

GrantWatch ID#: 188516
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Financial Assistance to USA Artists Facing an Urgent and Unexpected Need Such as COVID-19

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA individual artists for urgent financial assistance. The purpose of this program is to provide funds to authors, playwrights, lyrcists, and composers who are in dire need due to illness such as COVID-19, natural disasters, government shutdown, or other severe hardships.

GrantWatch ID#: 188546
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Loans to USA Small Businesses in Multiple States for Finacial Support During the Coronavirus...

Deadline Ongoing

Loans to USA small businesses in multiple states and counties for financial assistance during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Funding is intended to provide relief from revenue losses during this crisis. Loans may be used towards any expenses that cannot be paid, including accounts payable, fixed debts, payroll, and oth...

GrantWatch ID#: 188550
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Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Medical Needs and COVID-19 Emergencies

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and territories artists for urgent medical needs. Funding is intended to assist choreographers and media and visual artists with costs associated with medical emergencies, including Coronavirus (COVID-19). Grant funds may be used for emergency medical expenses, which include but are not limite...

GrantWatch ID#: 188553
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Grants to USA Musicians for Urgent Needs due to Coronavirus

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA individuals for urgent needs. Funding is intended to support individuals who work in the music industry and who are unable to work due to the COVID-19 crisis. Grant funds may be used for basic living assistance, such as mortgage or rent costs. Grant requests may be made to compensate for cance...

GrantWatch ID#: 188560
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Grants to USA Eligible Musicians and Families Facing Financial Difficulties Due to Health Co...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA eligible musicians and families facing financial difficulties due to medical and related concerns. Funding is intended to address a range of medical and dental expenses. Funding is also intended for expenses related to acute, chronic, and preventive health issues, as well as funeral and burial expenses. Fundi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188565
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Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Needs Related to COVID-19

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $1,500 to USA artists, collectives, groups, and ensembles for urgent needs related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to assist experimental artists whose exhibitions and performances have been cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus.

GrantWatch ID#: 188587

Opportunity for New York Businesses in Eligible Locations to Address Urgent Needs due to Cor...

Deadline Ongoing

Opportunity for New York businesses in eligible locations to receive financial assistance. The purpose of this program is to help local small businesses that have experienced losses due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by providing interest-free loans. Funding is intended to help small businesses retain employe...

GrantWatch ID#: 188592
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Loans to USA, Canada, and International Eligible Writers for Emergency Expenses

Deadline Ongoing

Loans to USA, Canada, and International eligible writers for emergency expenses. Funding is intended for writers of any citizenship based in America and for American writers living in foreign countries. Funding is also intended for a range of professional authors, including journalists, poets, and dramatists with financial...

GrantWatch ID#: 188606

Loans to USA Professional Writers for Financial Assistance in Times of Need

Deadline Ongoing

Loans to USA professional writers in need of financial assistance due to health issues, financial crises, or other situations. Priority is given to elderly writers in need and writers who are ill. Funding is intended to provide flexible, no-strings-attached loans to cover urgent expenses. The purpose of the program is to a...

GrantWatch ID#: 188617

Grants to New York Individual Art Professionals for Assistance with Critical Needs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to New York individual arts professionals to provide assistance for critical needs. Funding is intended to support expenses incurred for legal aid, medical assistance, and housing. Eligible applicants are individuals who have supported themselves through the arts but are experiencing a temporary fina...

GrantWatch ID#: 188621

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurial Students Affected ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants for USA, Canada, and International individuals to receive financial assistance. Funding is intended to address urgent financial needs of entrepreneurs and business students due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funds may be used for basic needs such as food, medication, gas, transportation, and other necessities. Assistanc...

GrantWatch ID#: 188653

Loans to USA Active Duty Military Members in Eligible Branches for Unanticipated Expenses

Deadline Ongoing

Loans of up to $500 to USA active duty military members in eligible branches for unanticipated expenses. Applicants must apply in person at one of the funding source's locations throughout the world. Loans are intended for a range of unanticipated expenses, including those related to living expenses, dental and medical exp...

GrantWatch ID#: 188664