NeON Arts

Grant Info

The application for the 2019–2020 fall/winter round is open until August 31 at 11:59 PM (EST). The application for the 2020 spring and summer rounds opens in November 2019 and closes in January 2020. The application for the 2020‒2021 fall/winter round opens in May 2020 and closes in August 2020.

Grants Timeframes

  • Winter: December–April
  • Spring: April–June
  • Summer: July–September
  • Fall: September–November

If you answer “yes” to the questions below, you are eligible to apply for a NeON Arts grant

  • Are you an individual artist or arts organization that is interested in implementing art projects in community and justice settings?
  • Do you have previous experience working in justice settings?
  • Do you have previous experience working with youth?
  • Is your work conducted in at least one of the five boroughs of New York City?
  • Are you available to collaborate with NeON Arts staff and NeON stakeholders to plan, implement, and execute an arts project?
  • Do you have relevant experience in completing similar projects?
  • Are you able to work with NeON stakeholders to recruit participants from the NeON community?
  • Do you have previous experience working in the NeON neighborhood in which your proposed project will take place?
  • Are you able to plan and produce a final public event that allows participants to share their work and accomplishments with their community?
  • Can you submit a proposal that includes goals and outcomes for participants?