Description: Brooklyn-based artists, collectives, and 501(c)(3) organizations are invited to apply to Brooklyn Arts Fund (BAF) for up to $5,000 to support high-quality arts projects in all disciplines, genres and styles. Funded by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, this program aims to cultivate Brooklyn’s artists, arts organizations, and audiences through its support of performances, exhibitions, pop-up galleries, workshops, reading series, festivals, public art and more, all across the borough. In 2018, Brooklyn Arts Fund distributed over $360,000 to 102 projects across Brooklyn.
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.
Program areas of funding include: dance, film/video/media, folk arts, interdisciplinary arts, literary arts, multi-disciplinary projects, music/opera, theatre/musical theatre, and visual arts/crafts.
Geographic Focus: Brooklyn, NY
Deadline: September 19, 2018