About Creative Engagement
2023 APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED. FUNDING NOTIFICATIONS WILL BE SENT IN FEBRUARY 2023.
Creative Engagement is an arts funding program that provides seed grants to individual artists and nonprofit organizations for projects and activities that offer Manhattan communities diverse artistic experiences. Each year, the program supports over 150 arts projects in Manhattan, including concerts, performances, public art, exhibitions, screenings, festivals, workshops, readings and more. 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, 2023.
The program funding is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs’ Greater New York Arts Development Fund, the New York State Council on the Arts’ (NYSCA) Statewide Community Regrants and the Howard Gilman Foundation.