NYC Cultural Affairs Announces $52 Million in CDF Grants for 1,031 Organizations

    The Cultural Development Fund distributed grants to 76% of eligible applicants, supporting public cultural programming in all five boroughs.

Photo of ribbon cutting ceremony for new education center.

    The city invested $6 million in the revamped, 9,500-square-foot space.

Artwork installed on a sidewalk shed.

    The new program creates opportunities for artists, building owners, and communities to create site-specific artworks on the 300+ miles of protective structures across the five boroughs.

Group photo of people at Clemente groundbreaking ceremony.

    The renovation project will make the building fully ADA compliant and modernize the lobby and corridors for The Clemente’s 70,000 annual visitors.

A TV cameraperson interviews Percent for Art director Kendal Henry in a park

    Read the latest news from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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