The 2020 Community Arts Grants application cycle will open in summer 2019.
Information from the 2019 cycle will remain live for reference, until the next cycle's materials are available.
Brooklyn-based nonprofit organizations, Brooklyn-based individual artists, and NYC-based individual artists working in partnership with Brooklyn-based nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for up to $5,000 for community-based arts projects. In 2018, Local Arts Support distributed over $110,000 to 29 projects across the borough.
Funded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), this program is appropriate for nonprofit organizations and artist-nonprofit partnerships developing high-quality local arts projects and programs that focus on community engagement. Competitive applicants will demonstrate the ability to identify the community they strive to engage, articulate proposed methods of engagement, and provide a thoughtful assessment of anticipated outcomes.
New applicants and applicants who have not received a BAC Grant since the 2016 funding cycle are REQUIRED to attend an information session in order to be eligible. All applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.Read More
Review our Frequently Asked Questions page. Contact the grants department with additional questions at email@example.com.