About BCA


Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) is celebrating more than 50 years as a private, non-profit membership organization that is the official cultural agency of Bronx County. Recognized nationally as a leading arts service organization in providing cultural services and arts programs, BCA serves a multicultural constituency of almost 1.4 million residents. BCA provides an array of services to 5,000 artists and more than 250 arts and community-based organizations.

Cultural Services
Basic cultural services include direct financial support to individual artists and non-profit organizations, information services, technical assistance, education and community programming, advocacy and the operation of our Longwood Arts Project - exhibition gallery, advocacy and the Bronx Writers Center, an initiative dedicated to the creative and professional development of our writers.

BCA provides cutting edge programming in arts education and cultural strategies to help revitalize local communities. It designs and implements programs that focus attention on issues of concern to Bronx residents including: job training, social justice, independent contracting, business startups, environmental concerns, and health related issues.

A copy of Bronx Council on the Arts’ latest IRS Form 990 may be obtained by writing to Bronx Council on the Arts, 1738 Hone Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, or New York State Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. IRS Form 990 is also available by clicking here.




BCA links Bronxites artists and organizations to professional development and advocacy for arts and culture, and the quality of life for our borough.

BCA Grant Programs support a wide array of cultural activities throughout the Bronx including programs, workshops, exhibits and demonstrations that engage Bronxites of all ages.


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