Emergency Grants



Please note that the foundation is not accepting unsolicited inquiries or proposals at this time.

The foundation is currently updating its grant-program guidelines, and we plan to have new ones available in fall 2014. For more information, visit How to Apply and FAQs, and join our mailing list to receive updates on the guidelines as well as our new website, launching in September 2014.

In 2013, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, and Lambent Foundation collaborated on a two-pronged major relief effort to assist artists and nonprofit arts organizations that suffered serious damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Individual artists could apply to the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and organizations to the Rauschenberg or Warhol foundations. In total, NYFA distributed $1.5M in grants to over 438 artists and organizations.