LMCC’s Creative Engagement Grant Program 2021 – United States

LMCC’s Creative Engagement Grant Program 2021 – United States

Deadline: 29-Sep-20

The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is seeking applications for its grant program: Creative Engagement that provides seed grants to individual artists and nonprofit organizations for projects and activities that offer Manhattan communities diverse artistic experiences.

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Creative Engagement is a grant program designed to enable Manhattan’s artists and small nonprofit organizations to access local public funds under the guiding principle that support for artists of diverse disciplines, practices, cultural backgrounds, and career stages contributes to the vibrancy and sustainability of the communities.

The program is comprised of two funds: City funds, provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs’ Greater New York Arts Development Fund, and State funds, provided by the New York State Council on the Arts’ (NYSCA) Decentralization program.

Funding Information

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Through this grant program LMCC will award over $500,000 for projects serving communities from Inwood to the Battery taking place between January 1–December 31, 2021.
Eligibility Criteria

Nonprofit Organizations:
Organizations must be based in Manhattan.
Organizations must have proof of nonprofit status.
Organizations must have a core artistic mission and/or history of arts programming.
Applicants may not be directly applying to LMCC’s Creative Learning program for the same fiscal year.
Applicants may not be directly applying for DCLA (GNYADF) or NYSCA (Decentralization) funds in another county/borough for the same fiscal year.
First-time applicants are required to attend an information session webinar before applying.
Individual Artists and Collectives:
Individual artists must be based in Manhattan.
Individual artists may not apply or receive funds on behalf of any organization.
Collectives must designate a lead artist (director, or equivalent), who meets all eligibility requirements for individual artists, to apply as an individual on its behalf.
Note: The lead artist must be the primary entity responsible for the application, as well as the grant, if awarded. Guest artists or temporary programming staff will not be considered a lead artist for the application.
Applicants may not be directly applying to LMCC’s Creative Learning program for the same fiscal year.
Applicants may not be directly applying for DCLA (GNYADF) or NYSCA (Decentralization) funds in another county/borough for the same fiscal year.
First-time applicants are required to attend an information session webinar before applying.
For more information, visit https://lmcc.net/resources/manhattan-arts-grants/creative-engagement/

 

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