Manhattan Arts Grants Information Sessions

2023 Manhattan Arts Grants Guidelines and Application Forms are available now!

LMCC welcomes Manhattan-based artists, collectives, and organizations across artistic disciplines, practices, and backgrounds to apply to the 2023 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 / 申請資格小測驗.

2. Save the date for an information session webinar

In support of the health and safety of our communities, LMCC will continue offering the majority of grant information sessions virtually this summer. Scroll down for the full schedule of events.

All webinars will have live captions. Attendance and participation over the phone is also available.

First-time applicants and applicants who have not attended an information session in 2019 or later are required to attend an interactive information session webinar.

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? Access LMCC’s free FUNDRAISING FUNDAMENTALS resources.

Information Session Webinars Schedule

CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT &

CREATIVE LEARNING

Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Hosted in partnership with FABnyc

Virtual Session

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Monday, August 1, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Chatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002

Hosted in partnership with Chinese American Arts Council – 美华艺术协会.

本次說明會全程以中文進行。

This session presented in Mandarin Chinese.

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Tuesday, August 30, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Hosted in partnership with Community Word Project & NYC Arts in Education Roundtable

ASL interpretation available.

Virtual Session

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Wednesday, September 7, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Hosted in partnership with The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York

Virtual Session

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CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT &

UMEZ ARTS ENGAGEMENT

Thursday, July 28, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Hosted in partnership with the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)

Esta sesión será en ingles y español

This session presented in English and Spanish

Virtual Session

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Tuesday, August 16, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Hosted in partnership with Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA)

ASL interpretation available.

Virtual Session

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RECORDED SESSIONS

Having attended an information session between 2019 and 2022 is required. Access the recordings HERE.

APPLICATION LABS

Receive additional support in preparing your 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants application by joining LMCC’s application labs. Meet one-on-one with LMCC staff to discuss your questions or to review in-process application materials.

 

Please note the Application Labs are not information sessions. These meetings are intended for applicants who have already attended an information session and are already working on their applications for the 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants cycle.

 

Taller de Proyectos

Jueves, 18 de agosto, 4:00 ­– 7:00 PM

Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center, 530 W 166th St, New York, NY 10032

Este taller será en español

Taller para que solicitantes por primera vez reciban apoyo en concebir un proyecto elegible

Registro previo recomendado pero no requerido.

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Project Narrative Lab

Wednesday, August 24, 3:00 ­– 6:00 PM

Hosted in partnership with Loisaida

710 East 9th Street, New York, NY 10009

Lab for applicants seeking further one-on-one guidance on preparing strong and eligible project narratives.

RSVP encouraged.  Drop-ins welcome.

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Project Budgeting Lab

Wednesday, August 31, 4:00 ­– 7:00 PM

Hosted in partnership with El Barrio’s Artspace PS109

215 East 99th Street, New York, NY 10029

Lab for applicants seeking further one-on-one guidance on preparing strong and eligible project budgets.

RSVP encouraged.  Drop-ins welcome.

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

Para comunicarse en español, contacte a Lina Alfonso, Mánager del Programa, Subvenciones y Servicios: lalfonso@lmcc.net | (212) 219-0536

歡迎您以中文與我們聯繫!請寄發電子郵件至emerson@LMCC.net,或致電 (212) 219-3139聯絡Emerson Chang(張小姐),我們很樂意提供協助。