New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA)
02/18/20 11:59 PM
Grants to New York City nonprofit organizations for publicly accessible arts activities. Funding is intended for programs and projects that provide high-quality cultural activities that are available and open to the public. Funded services can be as different as the organizations providing them, but they will all have a common commitment to public service and public participation. Projects may take place in any of the five boroughs.
The following are examples only of the kinds of services that DCA has funded in the past and by no means represent the entire range of possible services:
Public Access Includes:
For information about Program Qualifications, see: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dcla/downloads/pdf/cdf_guidelines_annual.pdf#page=4
Priorities for funding:
For additional information about funding priorities and organizational criteria, see: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dcla/downloads/pdf/cdf_guidelines_annual.pdf#page=5
GrantWatch ID#: 178877
For Organizations with a Fiscal 2018 operating income of $250,000 or less, awards will range between $5,000 and $50,000 at the following increments:
- Please note that total project cost(s) must be $10,000 or more in cash to qualify for the minimum award.
For Organizations with a Fiscal 2018 operating income of greater than $250,000, awards will range between $15,000 and $300,000 at the following increments:
- Please note that total project cost(s) must be $30,000 or more in cash to qualify for the minimum award.
DCA will consider proposals for projects occurring within the City’s Fiscal 2019 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021).
Organizations with operating incomes over $250,000 in Fiscal 2018 will be eligible for multi-year support. Organizations receiving multi-year support based on their 2021 Application must comply with DCLA’s annual reporting procedures in order to receive funds in 2022 and 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit supplemental materials to:
NYC Cultural Affairs
31 Chambers Street
Room 201, 2nd Floor
Borough Satellite Drop-Off Locations:
- Brooklyn: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
- Bronx: Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos Community College
- Queens: Materials for the Arts (MFTA)
- Staten Island: ArtSpace @ Staten Island Arts
Further inquiries can be made by contacting the Program Specialist to whom your organization has been assigned, or by calling the Department of Cultural Affairs’ Program Services Help Desk at (212) 513-9381.
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