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Middletown Commission on the Arts

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Arts grants of up to $8,000 will be awarded to Connecticut organizations and businesses for specific community-based projects. Middletown entities can receive support for a variety of activities including: performances, exhibitions, children’s arts programs, arts education, public art, and other arts activities that benefit the city and its residents. Of particular interest are programs that reach residents in all of the community’s diverse communities, including minorities, senior citizens, those with disabilities, children and underserved populations.

Criteria for awarding grants:
• The artistic and organizational quality of the organization and/or project and its likelihood of
continuing viability or success
• The organization’s or project’s ability to provide a unique service or fill an unmet need
• The organization’s or project’s accessibility and service to the Middletown community

Not funded:
* Capital projects
* Endowments
* Multi-year grants

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127013

Estimated Size of Grant:

Category 2: $1,501 - $8,000; Category 3: Up to $1,500

Term of Contract:

1 year; project start date of April 1, 2012 or later


  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Businesses with proof of a minimum three year continuous history.
Category 2: Non-profits and businesses that do not meet eligibility criteria can apply through a fiscal sponsor or an established enterprise
Category 3: Non-profits and businesses that do not meet eligibility criteria must provide a Letter of Support from a qualified individual or organization

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Arts Coordinator Stephan Allison
(860) 343.6620 x202

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut