CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers

    After months of traveling the city and hearing from nearly 200,000 residents online and in person, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs is thrilled to release New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan.

Seeking grants for your cultural organization?

Seeking grants for your cultural organization?

    Learn more about the Cultural Development Fund and find out if your organization qualifies for City funding for arts and cultural programs.

Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact

    The Mayor’s Grant for Cultural impact will support new and expanded partnerships between cultural groups and City agencies.

PAIR: Call For Artists

    In January 2018, DCLA will launch the next cycle of Public Artists in Residence (PAIR) with a new cohort of New York City municipal partners. DCLA  is currently seeking PAIRs for the New York City Department of Probation, Department of Correction (Rikers Island), and the Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence. Deadline to apply: November 12, 2017

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

    The Department of Cultural Affairs is committed to working with the cultural community to cultivate a sector that serves every New Yorker.

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA)

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is the largest municipal funder of culture in the country and is committed to providing access to art and culture for all New Yorkers.


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