Brooklyn Arts Fund

Funded by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

The deadline for 2016 applications has passed. The information on this page is for reference only. 2017 Applications will be online summer 2016. 

MARA MAYERHome Audio performance series, curated by Mara Mayer, featuring Coco Karol and Mike Buffington's collaborative piece for theremin and dance, and sculptural installation by Aviva Novick. Photo: Michael Yu

Funded by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), BAF aims to cultivate Brooklyn’s artists, arts organizations, and audiences through its support of performances, exhibitions, pop-up galleries, workshops, reading series, festivals, public art and more, all across the borough. In 2016, BAF distributed over $200,000 to 76 projects across Brooklyn. 

Brooklyn-based 501c3 organizations and Individual artists with Brooklyn residency may apply directly to this program. 

Questions?

Contact the grants department with any questions about the grant process at grants@brooklynartscouncil.org or 718.625.0080.

BAC Community Arts Grants are made possible through the generous support of the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) in partnership with the New York City Council; and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. Additional support is provided by MetroPlus Health Plan.