In addition to our flagship Create Change program, The Laundromat Project directly funds and commissions creative community building projects by New York City artists and neighbors through three initiatives: Create & Connect, Create & (Re)Connect, and Create & Reflect.
Launched in 2020, Create & Connect is a micro-grant fund that seeds and supports creative projects by cultural practitioners, community builders, organizers, and makers living in our home of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Create & (Re)Connect (formerly Creative Action Fund (CAF)) is a micro-grant initiative to seed the ideas and civic actions of The LP Create Change alumni network. This fund is a critical part of our vision to make sustained investments in our growing artist network, now 180+ artists strong, by supporting their artmaking, leadership, and professional growth.
Create & Reflect, launched in 2022, invites visual artists to propose an artwork for a vinyl installation on the front street-level window of our community hub at 1476 Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy. The Laundromat Project will commission and showcase the artwork of one artist per year.