NYC Doles out Cash to Arts Organizations

Bronx Times, January 19, 2020

“Culture and arts organizations in the borough received a financial boost as 2019 came to a close.

The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs recently announced $51.3 million in grants to support cultural programming at 985 organizations as part of its 2020 annual funding cycle…

‘With additional grant funds from DCLA, we were able to fund more art community projects more fully,’ said Viviana Bianchi, executive director Bronx Council on the Arts. ‘This increased funding will also allow us to award more BRIOs (Bronx Recognizes Its Own awards) to even more artists. We are very grateful for this increased support, and hope that funding continues at this level or higher in the years ahead so that BCA can continue strengthening the cultural ecosystem of the Bronx,’ she added…”

Read the rest of the article and see one of our BRIO winners, Jeremy McQueen, and Community Grants recipient, Ivan Velez Jr., featured here.

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