MAAF for Organizations

Professional Development

NYSCA Electronic Media & Film in Partnership with Wave Farm

The MAAF Professional Development opportunity builds knowledge and technical expertise of media arts organizational staff and Board members to advance organizational goals and sustainability. Support is available for fees or services relating to individual staff/board or group training and education, including grant writing skills.

  • Funding Available: $4,000 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
    • 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.