GRANT INFORMATION SESSIONS
FOR CT OFFICE OF THE ARTS FY2018 GRANTS
FAIRFIELD REGISTRATION ONLY
The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is offering two information sessions on the four grants offered by the Connecticut Office of the Arts for FY2018:
- Tuesday Feb. 21, 6pm-7:30pm, Ferguson Library (Board Room), Stamford - (Please register at this other URL).
- Wednesday Feb. 22, 10am-11:30am, Fairfield Public Library (Memorial Room) Fairfield Register here
Space is limited and RSVPs are essential. One attendee per organization, please.
Please check the Guidelines for each grant category and print out and bring the Guidelines for the grant you are interested in applying for. Also download this useful Grants-at-a-Glance comparison sheet.
- SUPPORTING ARTS IN PLACE (SAP) - Deadline: March 15. Guidelines available here - matching grants to eligible arts organizations and municipal art departments to strengthen the state's non-profit arts industry. Applicants do not request specific grant amounts. All eligible applicants to the Supporting Arts in Place category receive an award, dependent on state and federal annual appropriations as allotted by the Governor, the Connecticut General Assembly, and the National Endowment for the Arts, therefore, all grant monies are contingent on availability.
- ARTS LEARNING GRANTS - Deadline: March 15. Guidelines available here. Three categories are offered: Access - Exposure to the arts through field trips, etc. Grant amount: $700. Deadline: Rolling (first come, first served); Connection and Correlations - Extension of arts access experiences that connect with PK-12 curriculum. Grant amount: $3,000; and Integration - Sequential arts learning experiences that weave ideas between arts and non-arts disciplines. Grant amount: $5,000. Deadline: March 15.
- PROJECT GRANTS - Deadline: March 22. Guidelines available here. Project Grants program encourages and supports arts-based projects of artistic excellence that are aligned with our READI (Relevance, Equity, Access, Diversity, Inclusion) framework. Grant requests range from $5,000 to $15,000 for planning and implementation of arts-based projects for Connecticut audiences, communities, and participants.
- REGIONAL INITIATIVE GRANTS (REGI) - Deadline March 22 Guidelines available here. The REGI grants encourage and support small community arts projects that are aligned with the READI (Relevance, Equity, Access, Diversity and Inclusion) framework. Matching grant requests range between $1,000 and $4,000. Eligible applicants must reside in Connecticut and be one of the following:
● Artist - An artist may apply independently or with a fiscal sponsor
● Arts Organization with 501(c)(3) status or with a fiscal sponsor
● A 501(c)(3) non-arts organization with a history of conducting successful arts projects
● Municipal Department
● School Districts or Individual School
● College or University
Contact David Green with any questions about these sessions.