Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development - Office of the Arts (COA)
12/15/21 11:59 PM
Grants to Connecticut nonprofit arts organizations to support operational and administrative costs, programming, equipment purchases, capital projects, and endowment building. First-time applicants must confirm eligibility and complete required registration prior to applying. Funding is intended to ensure the long-term stability of the state's arts industry. Artistic activities include, but are not limited to, music, theater, dance, painting, sculpture, literature, films, and allied arts and crafts.
Connecticut Arts Endowment grants provide unrestricted funds that may be used for a wide variety of operational and program functions, including but not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 145394
Applicants do not specify a grant request amount. Grant awards are calculated solely on the following formula:
- Year 1 "Prior Fiscal Year": For the portion of donor contributions which is equal to $15,000 or more but does not exceed the total donor contributions for the prior fiscal year, there shall be a match of 25% of such amount, capped at $250,000.
- Year 2 "Most Recent Fiscal Year": For the portion of the total donor contributions that exceeds the total donor contributions for the prior fiscal year, there shall be a match of 100%, capped at $1 million.
If the total amount of matching grants to be paid exceeds the investment earnings of the Arts Endowment Fund, all grants shall be reduced on a pro-rata basis.
Funding Period: April 15, 2022 - October 15, 2022. Grant funds must be expended within the funding period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register at: https://ctofficeofthearts.smapply.org/acc/r/?g=77198
Apply Online: https://ctofficeofthearts.smapply.org/
Applicants requiring alternative formats should reach out to COA's Accessibility Coordinator, Tamara Dimitri by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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