Agency Indicators 2022: Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA)

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs is dedicated to supporting and strengthening New York City’s vibrant cultural life. DCLA’s primary mission is to provide equitable public funding for non-profit cultural organizations, both large and small, throughout the five boroughs and to advocate for the contribution made by the cultural community to the City’s vitality. The agency represents and serves non-profit cultural organizations involved in the visual, literary and performing arts; public-oriented science and humanities institutions including zoos, botanical gardens and historic and preservation societies; and creative artists in all disciplines who live and work within the City’s five boroughs. DCLA also provides donated materials for arts programs offered by the public schools, cultural, social service groups, and commissions works of public art at City funded construction projects throughout the City.

Please select an agency below to see a breakdown of their FY22 procurement by method, by industry, and by size.


DCLA - Procurement by Method

Method Count Contract Value
Amendment  2 $38,700
Amendment Extension 1 $70,000
Line-Item Appropriation
2 $372,100
M/WBE Noncompetitive Small Purchase Method 7 $1,260,200
Micropurchase 99 $230,000
DCLA Total 111 $1,971,200

DCLA - Procurement by Industry

Industry Count Contract Value
Goods 99
Professional Services
Standardized Services 2 $71,800
DCLA Total 111

DCLA - Procurement by Size

Size of Contract Count Contract Value
> $0 and ≤ $100 thousand 107
> $100 thousand and ≤ $1 million 4 $1,329,500
DCLA Total 111 $1,971,200