She Built NYC

    She Built NYC: New Yorkers, head to to nominate a local woman, group of women, or event in women’s history for a new public monument. Learn more.

Two dancers in motion using wheelchairs face each other on a dark sloped stage.

    The Disability Forward Fund will provide programmatic support for organizations working to deepen engagement in the arts for people with disabilities as cultural workers, artists, and audiences.
    Grant recipients for this pilot program will be announced in July 2018.

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.

Announcing 2018 Public Artists in Residence

    Public Artists in Residence (PAIR) program embeds artists in City government to use their art practice to address social issues. Learn about our four 2018 PAIR artists and City Agency partners.

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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