Funding Initiatives

BAC Community Arts Grants

BAC Grants annually distributes over $420,000 to help fund over one hundred projects by Brooklyn-based artists, collectives, and small nonprofit organizations through these funding initiatives.

 

All application materials are available via the links below, including online application and project budget form.

The following information is for reference only. Annual deadlines are in the fall for projects ocurring in the next calendar year. Info sessions take place borough-wide each summer. Sign up for BAC's mailing list to receive updates.

Brooklyn Arts Fund

Brooklyn-based 501c3 organizations, collectives and individual artists are invited to apply for up to $5,000 to support high-quality arts projects in all disciplines, genres and styles. Funded by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 

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Destination > Brooklyn

Brooklyn-based 501c3 organizations whose primary mission is to provide arts and cultural activities open to the general public. Awards of $1,500 will be granted for the creation, production and distribution of print promotional materials that represent the organization’s artistic and cultural activities, with an emphasis on borough tourism.

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Local Arts Support

Brooklyn-based nonprofit organizations and artist-nonprofit partnerships are invited to apply for up to $5,000 to support community-based, high-quality arts projects in all disciplines, genres and styles. Funded by New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program. 

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