DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, September 30, 2016.  
*Applicants must download and review all application materials from prior to beginning an application. All applications must be submitted online. 

Request: $2,000-$5,000 

Applicant eligibility*: Brooklyn-based nonprofit organizations and NYC-based artists working in partnership with Brooklyn-based nonprofit organizations are invited to apply. Applicants and organizational partners may not have applied directly to NYSCA for FY2017 funding. 

Project eligibility*: High-quality local performing, visual, literary, interdisciplinary and/or multi-disciplinary arts projects that engage a diverse array of Brooklyn’s communities. All proposals must show other sources of income for the project, cash and in-kind, that account for at least 50% of the overall budget.

Funding priorities

Competitive projects will demonstrate the ability to identify the community it strives to engage and articulate the proposed methods of engagement in a thoughtful association between the philosophy of the project and said community. Projects should include a clear, realistic timeline that demonstrates the ability to complete the project to scope within the calendar year 2017; engagement of experienced and appropriate personnel, including appropriateness of nonprofit partner; and plans to promote the project.  BAC strongly supports the payment of artist fees that are field and project appropriate.  

Funding is made possible through the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).

Visit for complete guidelines and a downloadable PDF of application questions, for your reference. 

In order to apply, you will need to scroll down and create an account with Submittable if you do not already have one. Your BAC log-in information will not work on Submittable.

Contact BAC Grants at with questions about crafting your application. 

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