BECOME A MEMBER

Gain Access to a Limitless Collection of Reusable Materials

In order to shop at the MFTA Warehouse, you must become an MFTA Member. Here’s how:

01.

APPLY

Complete  online application to become a member.

More than 93% of DOE schools have MFTA accounts. Check to see if your school has one.

02.

APPLICATION REVIEW

MFTA will review your application and submitted documents. If your program fits within our requirements, we will approve your membership. 

We receive a high volume of member applications. Please be advised that our application review process can take a few weeks to complete.

03.

SCHEDULE AN ORIENTATION

All new Members are required to attend orientation within three months of acceptance. Click here to register.

Orientations take place the first Monday of every month.

 

NOTE: Individual artists may not become MFTA Members for their own personal work. They must be working on a public art project and be sponsored by a member organization or have fiscal sponsorship from a 501c3 organization such as Fractured Atlas or NYFA.

 

MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS

All MFTA Members must operate within the five boroughs of New York City and fall within one of these categories:

  • NYC Department of Education public schools
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Sponsored artist project
  • City / state / federal agency

Learn more about MFTA Member Qualifications >

Ready to get started?
Complete the Member Application >

As we operate on a rather tight budget, I am especially grateful for the contributions we receive through Materials for the Arts. Our students turn donated items into treasures, and we are thankful.
Erik
Department of Design for Stage & Film, NYU Tisch School of the Arts