MAAF for Organizations

Emerging Organizations Fellowship

NYSCA Electronic Media & Film in Partnership with Wave Farm

Are you a collective considering Non-Profit status? Are you a newly forming organization in need of guidance and information to help you make the decisions necessary to become a formal nonprofit, and/or 501(c)3? EMF MAAF is pleased to announce a new opportunity designed to assist and strengthen newly forming media arts organizations and activities across New York State.

  • Funding Available: Fellows will receive up to $2,000 in consultation services with the New York Council on Nonprofits (NYCON).
  • Application Deadlines: January 1, April 1, July 1, October 1
  • Notification: Typically within 30 days
  • Period of Support: Determined by applicant and NYCON, within a 12-month period
  • Final Report Deadline: 60 days following support period end-date
  • Important Eligibility Notes:

    • Eligible groups must demonstrate media art as their primary discipline of activity
    • Eligible groups are in a formative stage, and not yet a nonprofit or 501(c)3
    • Nonprofit organizations no more than two years old are also eligible

    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.

    MAAF is made possible through a regrant from the NYSCA Electronic Media and Film program.