Please join us for our current exhibition
BRONX:AFRICA on view Feb 3 - May 4, 2016



Grants Range: $1,000 - $5,000
Supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund

Bronx-based professional and pre-professional artists, artist collectives and Bronx-based 501c3 organizations with an organizational budget below $100,000 are invited to apply for grants of up to $5,000 for high-quality arts projects that contribute to the cultural life of the borough. In 2015, Arts Fund distributed $70,000 to 31 artists and organizations.

The Arts Fund aims to develop Bronx artists and small arts organizations through its support of high-quality arts projects that engage Bronx audiences in a diverse array of artistic works in all disciplines, genres and styles. Bronx-based 501c3 organizations with organizational budgets below $100,000 and individual artists living in the Bronx may apply directly to this program.

2016 Arts Fund Program

Application Starts: Monday, August 3, 2015 | 5PM

DEADLINE: Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 5PM

How to Apply Workshops

Wed | August 19, 2015 | 6-8 PM
Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road Bronx, NY, 10458



Wed | September 16, 2015 | 6-8PM
Parkchester Library
1985 Westchester Avenue Bronx, NY, 10462 


**Sat | October 3, 2015 | 2-4 PM
Morris Park Library 
985 Morris Park Avenue Bronx, NY, 10462

** This workshop will also include information on the individual artist grant, Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO)


Wed | October 7, 2015 | 6-8 PM
Lehman College Art Gallery Lobby
250 Bedford Park Blvd W Bronx, NY 10468


Check Out Other Grant Opportunities!

BCA grants are 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 the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

For additional information
about the Arts Fund guidelines,
or call 718-931-9500 x22.


Are you a performer, visual artist, arts critic, historian, art advisor, music producer, curator?

Submit here!



Check out Sabrina Cedeno, on BronxNet OPEN Show with Rhina Valentin, Speaking about the ArtsFund Grant!


May 2015 Grant News



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