2020 Community Arts GrantsAnnouncing the 2020 Community Arts Grants cycle!
National Choreography Month (NACHMO) "Do They Dream?" byAnnalisa Ledson, presented at NACHMO 2014. Dancers from left to right: Melissa Jessel, Jen Kusa, Molly Jackson, Alex Engquist, Richard Drake, Stephanie Patent, and Ian Smith. Photo: Celena Sinko
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
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
Hekima Hapa / Alysa StukesSewing Tradition. Photo: Layla Amatullah Barrayn
Anne LaFond Artist Anne LaFond creating a "collaborative portrait" of Bed-Stuy at Window Studio, 2013. Photo: Donnelly Marks
KowTeff School of African DancePhoto courtesy of the artist
Tami Stronach DanceDancers Alexandra Burley and Darrin Wright in Tami Stronach Dance's Around the Bend. Photo Credit: Fiorenzo Borghi
Brooklyn Youth CompanyYoung artists from Brooklyn Youth Company visit the Met Museum for inspiration. Photo: Erin McCready
Smith Street StageBoy watching Much Ado About Nothing in Carroll Park. Photo: Steve Pisano
Heather Hart Bartertown (Trading Post XVI: Mesh and Lace) 2014; size: one city block, materials: trade, participation. Photo: Tsubasa Berg
2020 Community Arts Grants Cycle
Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) is pleased to announce summer Info Sessions for our 2020 Community Arts Grants! Artists, collectives, and nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for up to $5,000 to support artistic or cultural projects taking place across Brooklyn in 2020.
DEADLINE: Applications are due by Thursday, September 19, 2019.Read More
Who We Fund
Our funding mission supports the work of local artists and small arts organizations whose work enhances the cultural climate of their communities. Read more about our grantees and application process.Read More
What We Fund
BAC has a 37 year history of supporting arts and culture projects in every artistic discipline, in all genres and styles, made by and for citizens of Brooklyn. Read more about our current funding opportunities. Read More
How We Fund
All funding decisions are made by process of peer review by panels selected by BAC. Funding decisions are determined based on BAC Selection criteria such as: artistic merit, clarity and feasibility of proposal, locations served, and community benefit. Read more about our selection process and becoming a BAC Panelist. Read More
For Current Grantees
We're here to help you understand the grant process and make the most of your award. This section will guide you through what is required of our grantees throughout the year. Read More
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.