Brooklyn Arts Fund

Funded by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.Brooklyn Arts Fund 2020 is open for application until Thursday, September, 19, 2019, 11:59 PM

 

Contemporary Traditions: African Healing Arts Festival, Masquerade Isese. Photo: Ace Murray

Brooklyn-based 501(c)3 organizations and ndividual artists with Brooklyn residency may apply directly to this program. In 2019, Brooklyn Arts Fund (BAF) distributed over $570,000 to 158 projects across Brooklyn.

Funded by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), BAF aims to cultivate Brooklyn’s artists, arts organizations, and audiences through specific and engaging arts projects, all across the borough.

Eligibility Guidelines

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Application Questions

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Project Budget Form

Applicants must use this budget form in their BAF application.

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Info Sessions

New applicants and applicants who have not received a BAC Grant since the 2017 funding cycle are REQUIRED to attend an information session in order to be eligible. All applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.

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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 and 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