Creative Engagement

About Creative Engagement

2019 GRANTEES ANNOUNCED. 2020 APPLICATIONS AND GUIDELINES WILL BE AVAILABLE IN JUNE 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: The maximum request amount for applicants eligible for City and State funds has been increased to $9,000 for 2019.

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 in neighborhoods from Inwood to the Battery taking place between January 1–December 31, 2019.