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The application for the NYFA Emergency Relief Fund for artists in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York affected by Hurricane Sandy is now available. Visit www.nyfa.org or www.artspire.org for details. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and grants made every two weeks.

In addition to the extraordinary generosity of the institutional funders cited above, we have been tremendously moved by the outpouring of support from artists and the arts community to support those in need. A number of groups have held or scheduled fundraisers or auctions, donated sale proceeds, or otherwise contributed to the fund. Any individuals, organizations or companies interested in making contributions or planning special events to benefit the fund can either