Key Indicators

A set of key indicators has been established as part of the CreateNYC Action Plan to track progress toward the plan’s goals over ten years from its public release in 2017. Additional indicators may be added over time.

See below for the list of the Action Plan key indicators, which will be updated at the close of each fiscal year.

OBJECTIVE 1

INCREASE FUNDING AND SUPPORT FOR CULTURE, especially in historically underserved communities

INDICATOR FY17FY18FY19
Total Expense Funding Allocated
SUB-INDICATORS
Program Funding for the Cultural Development Fund (CDF)$33,000,000$40,300,000$43,900,000
Program Funding for the Cultural Development Fund (CDF) allocated toward SIAP neighborhoods Implemented in FY2018$1,450,000 $2,850,000
Operating Funding for the Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) $114,400,000$112,200,000$116,000,000
Special Funding for CreateNYC Initiatives supporting immigrants, people living with disabilities, and underserved population Implemented
in FY 18
$1,187,500$860,000
Re-Grant Funding for Individual Artists through the Local Arts Councils $1,330,000$1,930,000$2,930,000
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Total Capital Funding Allocated$151,828,000 $178,536,000$205,185,000
SUB-INDICATOR
Capital Funding Allocated Toward Projects that Improve Physical AccessibilityImplemented
in FY 19
Implemented
in FY 19
$10,100,000
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of Permanent Artwork Commissions by or Honoring Underrepresented Communities7108

OBJECTIVE 2

CULTIVATE INCLUSIVE PRACTICES within the Cultural Sector

INDICATORFY19
Diversity within the cultural sector
SUB-INDICATORS
Ethnicity63% White
10% Hispanic
9% Black/African American
6 % Asian
Age36% Born after 1981
26% Born between 1965 and 1981
26% Born between 1945 and 1961
9% Born before 1945
Gender65% Female
31% Male
Less than 1% Trans-Gender/
Gender Non-Conforming
LGBTQ Identity72% Heterosexual or straight
15% Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual
Disability81% Person without a disability
7% Person with a disability
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of CUNY Students Placed in Paid Internships with Cultural Organizations81
(2016-2017)
209
(2017-2018)
339
(2018-2019)

OBJECTIVE 3

STRENGTHEN CONNECTIONS between the cultural sector and government

INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of IDNYC cultural memberships accessed to date79,249133,034Not yet
available
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of Culture Pass ReservationsImplemented
in FY19
Implemented
in FY19
61,533
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of quality of life and venue safety cases resolved by the Office of NightlifeImplemented
in FY19
Implemented
in FY19
59

OBJECTIVE 4

CREATE AND PRESERVE AFFORDABLE SPACES for artists to live and work

INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Total Capital funding allocated towards artist workspace development00$13,900,000
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of artist workspace units developed to date under the AREA initiative4273257

OBJECTIVE 5

PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY ARTS EDUCATION for all New York City public school students

INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Total funds budgeted for the Arts by the Department of Education, per academic year$433,000,000Not yet
available
Not yet
available
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of new full-time certified arts teachers hired across all school levels2,770
(2016-2017)
2,837
(2017-2018)
Not yet
available
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Total funding allocated to professional development for arts instruction for PreK (PreK Create)$956,554$996,217Not yet
available
INDICATORFY17FY18FY19
Number of early childhood educators and site directors participating in PreK Create1,244
educators
8,100
children
impacted
2,008
educators
15, 587
children
impacted
Not yet
available
 
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