Brooklyn Arts Fund

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, September 30, 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

Brooklyn-based 501c3 organizations and Individual artists with Brooklyn residency may apply directly to this program. In 2016, BAF distributed over $200,000 to 76 projects across Brooklyn.

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.

Info sessions

In-person info sessions have passed. Applicants that need an info session refresher or weren't able to attend can access the online application resources via the link below.

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Questions?

Review our Frequently Asked Questions page. Contact the grants department with additional questions at grants@brooklynartscouncil.org.

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 M. 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 L. Adams and NYC & Company Foundation. Additional support is provided by MetroPlus Health Plan.