From ReFocus.NYC

Details about the existing action plan and related actions can be reviewed here.

  • Objective 1: Increase Equitable Funding & Support for culture, especially in historically underserved communities
    • STRATEGY A:Increase the City's funding for cultural organizations, especially those in historically underserved neighborhoods
    • STRATEGY B:Increase funding for individual artists, especially those from underrepresented communities
    • STRATEGY C:Explore changes to the Department of Cultural Affairs' grant programs to offer more flexible and multi-year support
    • STRATEGY D:Improve cultural access for historically marginalized groups of artists, audiences, and cultural workers
    • STRATEGY E:Fund energy expenses at cultural organizations, and provide technical support to organizations to lower their environmental impact
    • STRATEGY F:Leverage private resources to advance funding equity
    • STRATEGY G:Support more opportunities for temporary and permanent art in public space
  • Objective 2: Cultivate Inclusive Practices in the cultural sector
  • Objective 3: Strengthen Connections between the cultural sector and government
  • Objective 4: Address the Affordability Crisis for the cultural community
  • Objective 5: Provide High Quality Arts Education for all New York Public School students