The Foundation maintains the William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center (better known as "The Barn") in Montauk, on Long Island in New York, as a residence for writers, painters, sculptors and composers. Requirements and standards are talent and need. The Center is open from mid May to mid October, and can accommodate comfortably up to five persons at a time. Residencies are for both 4-week and 6-week periods of time.