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Harkness Space Grant Program
Brooklyn Arts Exchange
70 hour space grants for Brooklyn based artists
Space residencies and subsidies for studio/rehearsal space
Fourth Artist Block (FAB)
Organization to establish and advance the East 4th Street cultural District, between 2nd Avenue and Bowery.
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Offers support via their fellowships and "affordable workspace program" to NYFA grantees.
New York State Council on the Arts/NYSCA
Subsidized rehearsal space program for dance studios.
Residencies in dance include extensive rehearsal studio time, consultation/development services, and workshop production support.
The Point Subsidy Program
Dedicated to the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. They provide discounted or free performance and/or rehearsal space.
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development subsidizes the rents of Section 8 tenants; to be eligible a couple's income cannot exceed $54,270 and a family of four can earn no more than $67,837. The wait list is very long but write to the main office requesting an application.
The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
The EFA Studio program is a competitive studio program that offers subsidized studio space for artists within a community of artists in Midtown Manhattan. Cost of each studio varies by size and location in the building. Subsidies are available to members on a need basis. The amount of subsidy that each artist receives is based on income. Studios range in size from 200 square feet to 430 square feet and a price range of $350.00 - $1900.00.
Mark Morris Dance Group
Located in Brooklyn, near BAM, Mark Morris Dance Group has high quality floors, a great sound system and light; however, they are a little pricey. MMDG has six fully-equipped studios available for rent ranging from a subsidized rate of $10/hr to a workshop rate of $60/hr.
Topaz Arts Inc.
In Queens near the Northern Boulevard is Topaz Arts, has dance rehearsal space available. A 25' x 48' with a marley-laid sprung heated floor; the 13'-high ceiling is accented with a skylight and the room is equipped with full-length mirrors, and audio/video equipment.
Clemente Soto Velez: Cultural and Education Center
Clemente Soto Velez: Cultural and Education Center houses 53 visual artists and 16 performing arts and educational organizations. They also rent out their two theaters, two art galleries and rehearsal space. To be considered for the housing, send artist's information to CSV Cultural & Educational Center or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to rent their facilities.
OurGoods is a barter network for the creative community. We facilitate the
barter of skills, space, labor, and art objects. They are an innovative model for supporting the work of artists, matching barter partners, providing accountability tools, and offering technical assistance resources.