City Artist Corps Grants

City Artist Corps Grants


Jul 27, 2021 | 6pm




Bronx Documentary Center is proud to announce our involvement with the City Artist Corps Grants program, which has begun distributing one-time $5,000 grants to artists engaging the public with arts activities across our city. The program’s broken down into three cycles; read on to learn more about deadlines and where to apply.


BDC is Here to Help

BDC is hosting two in-person and virtual info sessions and will offer one-on-one application assistance meetings to help artists navigate the application process. For all other questions about eligibility, help with completing an application, or to request a meeting to review your application, please email


In-person & Virtual Info Sessions (English & Spanish) 


Watch the July 13th Webinar below:



Virtual Session -
Tuesday, July 27th, 6PM
Join the July 27th webinar here
The virtual session will be available online within 48 hours.

In-person Session - Tuesday, July 27th, 6PM
Address: The Neighborhood Advisory Group Community Garden on 151st St. between Melrose St. and Courtlandt Ave.
Laptops will be provided. ASL interpretation will be provided


The information session will include a brief overview of the City Artist Corps Grants program, specific information for photographers and filmmakers who seek to apply for the grant, and a live Q&A. To schedule a one-on-one session, please email


Important Dates:


Cycle Two:
Cycle 2 opened Tuesday, July 6
Cycle 2 closes Tuesday, July 20 at 10:00 AM EDT 

Cycle 3:
Cycle 3 will open Tuesday, July 27 at 10:00 AM EDT
Cycle 3 will close Tuesday, August 10 at 10:00 AM EDT


Important Links: 

Click here for full details from NYFA
Click here to apply

Note: If you click the link between cycles, the grant may appear closed. It is not, and you should check back when the next cycle opens! 


Download informational PDFs below:


Our Partners:

Funded by the $25 million New York City Artist Corps recovery initiative announced by Mayor de Blasio and DCLA earlier this year, the program is a partnership with New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), as well as Queens Theatre (QT) on the City Artist Corps Grants program.