MAAF for Organizations

Conferences and Convening

NYSCA Electronic Media & Film in Partnership with Wave Farm

MAAF Conferences and Convening supports staff and sponsored artist attendance at New York State and national conferences and festivals. Organizations may apply for up to $500 toward registration fees and/or travel within New York State. MAAF also provides support for organizations to initiate and host convenings on topics relevant to the field. *Organizations interested in this opportunity should contact for more information, including maximum funding details.

  • Funding Available: $500 maximum*
  • Application Deadlines: January 1, April 1, July 1, October 1
  • Notification: Typically within 30 days
  • Period of Support: Determined by applicant, within a 12-month period
  • Final Report Deadline: 60 days following support period end-date
  • Important Eligibility Notes:

    • Eligible organizations are current NYSCA Grantees
    • Registration fees for conferences outside of New York State are eligible for support
    • Travel expenses outside of New York State are not eligible for support

    Applications Must Be Submitted Online

    Wave Farm uses the online platform Submittable for the MAAF Organization application submission process. Applicants are strongly encouraged to carefully and comprehensively read the information below as well as on the MAAF for Organizations introduction page before submitting an application. Please contact Wave Farm at with questions.


    Once you have registered with Submittable, you will have access to the online submission form. A PDF preview of the general MAAF Organization application form (not the Emerging Organization Fellowship) is available here.