ETC closed all of its Grants Programs in the Summer 2011. The information below pertains to past programs.
Since 1989 over one million dollars has been awarded to organizations and artists in New York State.
Presentation Funds provides support to NYS organizations for in-person appearances by film and media artists. The program brings innovative cinema programming, including independent film and new media, as well as sonic art to new audiences and to underserved communities in all regions of the State. Applications are accepted at any time.
Finishing Funds provides completion awards to New York State's artists for diverse and innovative projects in film, audio and video, and works for the Web and new media. The deadline is March 15th each year.
The Media Arts Technical Assistance Fund is designed to help non-profit media arts programs in the State strengthen organizational capacity, and address systemic issues within institutions and within the field. Through direct assistance the program supports organizational development and the building of critical skills to insure the vitality and longevity of the field, through the hiring of consultants or other professionals, staff attendance at professional conferences and meetings, and networking opportunities around the State.