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    She Built NYC: Artists, apply by September 30 for consideration to create a permanent public monument to a local woman, group of women, or event in women’s history. Read the She Built NYC RFQ
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    Grant recipients for this pilot program were announced in August 2018.


    Sidiki Conde, master Guinean drummer and dancer, performs at Lincoln Center. Photo by Deborah Ross, courtesy of The Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

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?

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

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    Open call for cultural groups interested in installing public artwork on NYC’s 300+ miles of protective construction structures. Deadline is October 12, 2018.

    Learn more and apply.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

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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