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Objective 1: Increase equitable funding and support for culture, especially in historically underserved communitiesStrategy C: Explore changes to the Department of Cultural Affairs' grant programs to offer more flexible and multi-year support
ActionIncreased outreach to educate more New Yorkers about cultural funding opportunities via promoting DCLA information sessions on the calendar.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: Ongoing
Objective 3: Strengthen connections between the cultural sector and governmentStrategy D: Use existing communication channels to promote nonprofit and for profit cultural offerings
ActionLaunched a monthly e-newsletter to share the latest on DCLA’s programs and funding opportunities with a readership of over 4,000 subscribers.
Fiscal Year: 2018
Occurrence: Ongoing


Cultural Institutions Group (CIG)

A 33-member group of cultural organizations located on City-owned property and receiving significant capital and operating support from the City.

Cultural Development Fund (CDF)

The Department of Cultural Affairs’ annual grant-making process for New York City's nonprofit arts and cultural organizations.

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The New York City budget cycle starts on July 1 of a given year and ends on June 30 of the following year.


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