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Bronx Recognizes its Own (BRIO) Grant

Awards to New York City Artists for Excellence
in Visual, Media, Literary, and Performing Arts

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) - New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund

Conf. Date:

12/21/20

Deadline Date:

12/30/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Awards of $5,000 to New York City artists in eligible regions to recognize outstanding works across a broad range of creative disciplines. Funding is intended to support emerging artists who create exceptional works in the media, literary, visual, and performing arts disciplines. Artists must reside in the Bronx.

Awardees are selected for work that demonstrates the following:

  • An innovative approach to the discipline
  • Probing and pushing of boundaries
  • Technical expertise and high level of skill
  • Ingenuity and rigor in its production
  • An awareness of the medium within a historical context
  • Compelling vision and original voice

In addition, winners are required to complete a one-time public service activity known as Artists for Community Enrichment (ACE) within a year of receiving the award. ACE events (ranging from performances with Q&As to workshops and classes) provide artists with additional visibility and demonstrate to the community the wealth of artistic talent available in our borough.

BCA is proud to continue the BRIO tradition into the future, offering this invaluable honor in the Bronx that:

  • Boosts early career artists
  • Highlights previously unknown voices
  • Recognizes quality artistic practice
  • Fosters connection between Bronx artists and their communities

In addition, winners are required to complete a one-time public service activity known as Artists for Community Enrichment (ACE) within a year of receiving the award. ACE events (ranging from performances with Q&As to workshops and classes) provide artists with additional visibility and demonstrate to the community the wealth of artistic talent available in the borough.

For information about disciplines and categories, see: https://www.bronxarts.org/uploads/BRIO%202021%20Guidelines.pdf#page=4

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- You must be 18 years old or older.
- You must be a resident of the Bronx. Winners must provide 2 proofs of residency.
- You must have an e-mail address.
- You must have a Social Security number.

Not Eligible:
- Full-time graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in any degree program.
- Recipients of 2020 BRIO awards.
- Individuals who work for Bronx Council on the Arts.

Pre-proposal Conference:

BRIO Awards Information Sessions:
November 19, 2020, 11:00 AM
December 4, 2020, 1:00 PM
December 12, 2020, 6:00 PM
December 16, 2020, 6:00 PM
December 21, 2020 5:00 PM

Watch the Recorded Info Session: https://youtu.be/oFSPWiUpPVg

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Decisions will be e-mailed to all applicants in approximately May of the grant year. Winners will then be invited to a ceremony that following June, at which they will be honored and receive the award. BRIO winners are subsequently required to complete a one-time community service activity known as Artists for Community Enrichment (ACE) within a year.

Eligible applicants can submit only one application in one discipline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:https://manager.submittable.com/signup

For questions, please contact:
Bryan E. Glover, Grants Director
(718) 931-9500 ex.22
bryan@bronxarts.org

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USA: New York City: Bronx;   New York

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