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20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, 11201

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) provides the concrete resources that working artists and emerging arts organizations need to thrive.

Established in 1971 as an independent organization to serve individual artists throughout the state, the mission of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is to empower emerging artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development. In 2009, we extended our programs and services throughout the United States and the international community.


NYFA serves its mission through four flagship programs, which administer a vast and diverse range of services, programming, and resources: