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 2016, Arts Fund distributed $69,000 to 25 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.

**2017 Grantee Notifications will be sent during late February of 2017.**

2017 Arts Fund Program

The 2017 Arts Fund deadline has passed.

Please see 2017 Arts Fund Guidelines for reference.


Stay tuned for 2018 Application and deadline dates!

Application Opens: July 2017

Deadline: TBA

Feel free to reach out to Dalaeja Foreman to further discuss your project!

2017 How to Apply Workshops / Professional Development Workshops will be posted during spring.

These workshops will be happening during June and July!

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 interested in making a difference in arts funding in the Bronx?  Do you want 2017 to be about support for Bronx Artists and Communities?

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) seeks artists, arts professionals, and nonprofit and community based organization leaders to serve as panelists for our 2017 grant cycle. 


Submit here!

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



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