Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has been a leading voice for arts and culture Downtown and throughout New York City for nearly 40 years, producing cultural events and promoting the arts through grants, services, advocacy, and cultural development programs.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council is dedicated to making Manhattan a thriving center of arts activity with relevance to the arts community worldwide. It does this through a range of grants, cultural programs and advocacy.
- The Council is dedicated to making Lower Manhattan a thriving center of arts activity with relevance to downtown residents, workers, visitors and the larger arts community worldwide.
- The Council believes the arts play an important role in the economic vitality in Lower Manhattan, a model that can be replicated in neighborhoods throughout the borough.
- The Council focuses on the unique and increasing challenges faced by individual artists and small arts organizations.
- The Council serves emerging artists and small arts organizations through its grants and services, advocacy, and cultural programs encouraging exhibition and performance in Manhattan.
- The Council supports all artistic disciplines in alternative, free-to-the-public settings.
Audited Financial Statements
Each year, LMCC is audited by an independent firm of certified public accountants.
Our most recent audited financial statements can be found below.
IRS Form 990
As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, LMCC is required to file an IRS Form 990 each year.
Our most recent Forms 990 can be found below.