Stoop Share

BRIC's Stoop Share program, a community engagement initiative, provides the opportunity to share our unique venue with nonprofit organizations based in the immediate area around BRIC House, especially those groups who do not have a regular venue for public gatherings. Eligible programs must be free, open to the public, and appropriate for an all-ages audience.

Program Guidelines:

  • Program will take place on BRIC Stoop.

  • Program can have an audience of up to 125 attendees.

  • Program must be free, open to the public, and appropriate for an all-ages audience.

  • Programs can be up to 2 hours in length, with 1 hour before and 1 hour after for set-up/clean-up.

  • Events must have minimal A/V requirements. BRIC provides one A/V technician, along with mics, projector, and screen.

Eligibility:

  • Requests must be for programs offered by a non-profit organization that is based in, or serves, the BRIC House neighborhood.

  • The BRIC House neighborhood is defined as zipcodes 11201, 11205, 11211, 11216, 11217, 11238, 11251.

  • Organizations that have received a Stoop Share are not eligible to re-apply for two years after their program. 

  • Organization must be able to provide adequate staffing for check-in, ushering, or other supervision, to be determined with BRIC staff.

Dates:

BRIC has a limited number of dates and times available per season. If none of the dates and times listed on the application can work for your event, please get in touch directly.

Fee:

While the rental fee is waived ($2,540 rate for non-profits), partners contribute $250 to cover baseline expenses, plus a  refundable $250 deposit.

Review Process:

BRIC staff meets regularly to review requests for the upcoming months. If proposals meet the outlined eligibility criteria, they will be honored on a first-come first-served basis, depending on availability.

Application: Please click here to fill out the online application form.

For questions, please contact:

Nia I'man Smith
Community Engagement Associate, BRIC
nsmith@bricartsmedia.org, 718.683.5986