BDC Selected for a Mayor's Grant for Cultural Impact
The BDC's project, Claremont Illuminated to partner with the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.
The BDC is a proud recipient of a Mayor's Grant for Cultural Impact!
Mayor de Blasio and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl announced the selection of seven new and expanded partnerships for funding under the first Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact (MGCI).
An outgrowth of the CreateNYC cultural plan, the collaborations supported by MGCI seek to enhance vital public services through cultural and creative programming, bringing the unique benefits of arts and culture to help address pressing civic issues including public health and safety, domestic violence, literacy, planning, immigration, and criminal justice.
Stay tuned for updates on the BDC's project, Claremont Illuminated. Follow the project on Instagram and view more work here.
Learn more about the grant here.
HEADER PHOTO: Family Day at Claremont Village, August 2017. © Trevon Blondet/Bronx Photo League
INTERIOR PHOTOS (L-R): Claremont residents practice Tai Chi at 540 East 169th Street in the Bronx. © Belinda Gallegos; Children play after-school at Claremont Neighborhood Centers, 2017. © Adeline Lulo/Bronx Photo League