Grant awards from LMCC's Manhattan Arts Grants programs must be used for project-related costs for publicly accessible arts activities in Manhattan, as outlined in the grantee's application to LMCC. 

LMCC remains dedicated to offering flexibility in response to the impact caused by COVID-19, including precautionary measures, on grantee projects. We will support changes that are feasible and responsive to your audience and community.

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In the event of any significant changes to grant-related activities, the grantee must notify LMCC at least 4 weeks prior to the scheduled event or once the change is known. For information about what constitutes a significant change, please refer to section 1.2 of your grant contract and email our staff at, or

Before submitting a Change in Proposed Activity form, please review your originally submitted proposal. You can access your application by clicking on your account name in the upper right hand corner of this page and then clicking "My Submissions." Please complete this form if there are significant changes to one or more of the following:

  • Postponement or cancellation of proposed activities
  • Budget changes that may affect the ability to carry out the project as proposed
  • Change(s) in key artistic or administrative project personnel or participating organizations
  • Change(s) in project location of proposed activities
  • Other changes to proposed activities determined to be significant in consultation with LMCC staff

Upon receipt and review of this form, LMCC will determine if the proposed changes are in line with the Manhattan Arts Grants Program Guidelines and the originally submitted proposal.

Please note: 

Creative Engagement, Creative Learning and UMEZ Arts Engagement are project-specific grants and may only be used for the project proposed in the original application. 

Creative Engagement and Creative Learning funded activities must take place within the borough of Manhattan. UMEZ Arts Engagement funded activities must take place within Upper Manhattan defined as north of 98th Street on the east side of Fifth Avenue; and north of 110th Street on the west side. 

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