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    Every summer, New York City’s open spaces are coming alive with events, festivals, performances, and other cultural programming in all shapes and sizes.


    Photo by Julia Drummond, courtesy of BRIC.

Cultural Development Fund, Applications Open through June 27, 2024.

    NYC nonprofits: apply for the Fiscal Year 2025 Cultural Development Fund (CDF)! Open to NYC non-profit arts and cultural organizations, the CDF is the City's competitive, peer-reviewed grant process that supports cultural programming across the five boroughs.

    The deadline to submit Cultural Development Fund applications is Thursday, June 27, 2024, at 5:00 PM. 

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    Thanks to strong fiscal management, the city will make multiple investments in NYC’s cultural sector over the next three fiscal years. Watch Mayor Adam's video announcement. 

DCLA gathers at Gracie Mansion with a proclamation for Percent for Art

    The interactive map spotlights 40 permanent public art projects for New Yorkers to explore across the five boroughs. It also features an audio tour with the voices of figures who have supported the program since its inception.

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

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

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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