Manhattan Arts Grants Information Sessions

LMCC welcomes Manhattan-based artists, collectives, and organizations across artistic disciplines, practices, and backgrounds to apply to the 2021 Manhattan Arts Grants.

Follow the steps below to join us at a virtual information session this summer.

1. Determine which program(s) you would like to apply to

Creative Engagement for arts events and programming in any discipline anywhere in the borough of Manhattan.

Creative Learning for community arts education and participatory art-making projects in any discipline anywhere in the borough of Manhattan.  

UMEZ Arts Engagement for arts presentations and programming in any discipline anywhere in Upper Manhattan.


Not sure which program(s) you are eligible for? Take LMCC’s 1-minute Eligibility Quiz/ Cuestionario de Elegibilidad / 申请资格小测验.

2. Save the date for an information session webinar

In support of the health and safety of our communities, LMCC is offering all grant information sessions and staff Office Hours virtually this summer. Scroll down for the full schedule of online events.

Zoom registration links will be available July 15, 2020. Attendance and participation over the phone is also available.

First-time applicants are required to attend an interactive information session webinar.

Returning applicants who have previously attended an information session may participate in an information session webinar OR access a pre-recorded session. Pre-recorded sessions will be available July 15, 2020.

All sessions cover two grant programs. Make sure to attend a session relevant to the program you are interested in.

Looking to strengthen your fundraising skills? Attend LMCC’s free FUNDRAISING FUNDAMENTALS workshops this summer.


Information Session Webinars Schedule



Wednesday, August 12, 6:30PM

Esta sesión será en inglés y español.

This session presented in English and Spanish.


Monday, August 24, 4:00PM



Wednesday, July 22, 4:00PM


Monday, August 3, 3:00PM


This session presented in Mandarin Chinese.


Tuesday, September 1, 4:00PM


Tuesday, September 15, 6:30PM

Virtual Office Hours Schedule

Whether you are a new or returning applicant, Office Hours are a great way to speak directly with LMCC staff, learn more about the Manhattan Arts Grants, and seek application and project related guidance through a group Q&A or one-on-one consultation. Drop ins welcome!

Monday, July 27, 5:00 - 7:00PM

Thursday, August 6, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Asistencia en español disponible.

Monday, August 10, 5:00 - 7:00PM

Asistencia en español disponible.

Tuesday, August 18, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Thursday, August 20, 4:00 - 6:00PM

For more information about each grant program, including Program Guidelines, visit Creative Engagement , Creative Learning and UMEZ Arts Engagement.

Para información en español, contactar a Lina Alfonso, Mánager del Programa, Subvenciones y Servicios: | (212) 219-9401 ext. 129

如果需要中文服务,请发邮件至 或致电项目助理 Emerson Chang(张小姐)212-219-9401 分机 107