Local Arts Support 2017

Funded by the Decentralization Program of New York State Council on the Arts

The 2017 deadline has passed. The information on this page is for reference only.


KATHERINE TOUHKYRASMI artists at the Arab American Family Support Center start making their mixed media self-portraits in our summer workshop. Photo: Ambreen Qureshi at Arab American Family Support Center

Brooklyn-based nonprofit organizations and NYC-based artist-nonprofit partnerships may apply directly to this program. In 2016 alone, LAS awarded over $100,000 to 41 projects.

Funded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), LAS supports 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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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 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. Additional support is provided by MetroPlus Health Plan.