Ends on September 20, 2017

DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  
*Applicants must download and review all application materials from brooklynartscouncil.org prior to beginning an application. All applications must be submitted online. 

Request: $2,000-$5,000 
Applicant eligibility*: Brooklyn-based artists, artist collectives and Brooklyn-based 501c3 organizations that do not receive funding directly from DCLA are invited to apply.
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 at least 10% of the overall budget. 

Funding priorities

This program is appropriate for arts and culture makers developing projects that contribute to the rich creative experiences that engage audiences all across the borough. Competitive applicants will clearly identify the audience they strive to reach, and articulate how the project’s outcome(s) will impact the cultural life of the borough. Brooklyn-based 501c3 organizations and individual artists with Brooklyn residency may apply directly to this program. Program areas of funding include: dance, film/video/media, folk arts, interdisciplinary arts literary arts, multi-disciplinary projects, music/opera, theater/musical theater, performing arts community education and visual arts/crafts.

Funding is made possible through the generous support of the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) in partnership with the New York City Council and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams.

Visit brooklynartscouncil.org 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.

Technical Issues with the online application form or questions about logging onto Submittable must be directed to support@submittable.com or 855-467-8264. Other questions can be directed to the Grants Department at grants@brooklynartscouncil.org. 
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