Funding Sources

Interference Archive receives funding through a few main channels, which include the following:

Sustainers

Since we opened in mid-2011, the archive has been supported by the generosity of individuals who sign up to give $10 to $50 per month. This sustainer base is important to us; it reminds us that there is a community of people who care about this work and believe Interference Archive should exist. Interested in becoming a sustainer? Sign up now!

Project-based grants

The archive receives many project-based grants for exhibitions and related work. Past and present project-based funders have included:

  • Brooklyn Arts Council
  • Humanities NY
  • Puffin Foundation
  • Awesome Foundation
  • Citizens Committee for New York City
  • Mishler Fund
  • Wikimedia Foundation
  • Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • In 2022, programming at Interference Archive is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Operational Funding

Operational support, towards the core infrastructure costs of maintaining Interference Archive, has been received from funders including:

Recovery Funding

Operational costs at Interference Archive in 2021-2022 are made possible in part by a recovery grant from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

COVID recovery funding for Interference Archive has also been received from Humanities New York.

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