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2017 Project Grant

Grants to Newtown, Connecticut Artists
and Arts Organizations for Local Arts Projects

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC)

Deadline Date:

08/30/17 Postmarked or Received


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Grants of up to $1,000 to Newton, Connecticut individual artists and arts organizations for local arts projects. Applications are invited for specific projects that enhance the arts for local Newton residents. Applications will only be accepted from Newton residents or Newton-based organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174871

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Number of Grants:

The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission will distribute one or more project grants to an individual artist; and one or more project grants to an arts organization.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission will distribute up to $1,000 in one or more project grants to an individual artist residing in Newtown and up to $1,000 in one or more project grants to an arts organization based in Newtown.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed within one year of the start date or the grant award must be returned.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The grant recipient(s) must be at least 18 years of age and a Newtown resident or Newtown arts organization.

Access to participation in the project will not be limited on the basis of national origin, race, religion, age, or gender.

No grant funds can be used for payment of debts incurred before the start date or after termination of the project.

Projects must not include publishing that is initiated solely by the applicant (i.e., vanity press).

Funds may not be used to pay for credits or materials necessary in order to fulfill degree requirements for students.

Activities must not be essential for the religious socialization of participants.

Grant funds cannot be used to support strictly commercial activities, projects intended for mass-market distribution or those that have profit as the direct primary motive.

Newtown Cultural Arts Commissioners and NCAC Project Grant Selection Committee members and their families are not eligible to apply for this program during their tenure on the Commission or Committee or within 6 months of their resignation from the NCAC or NCAC Project Grant Selection Committee.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline is August 30, 2017.

Complete application and supporting documentation (incomplete or late submissions will not be considered) must be postmarked or received by August 30, 2017.

The NCAC will announce the grant awardees by letter, on the website, and press release on or before September 6, 2017.

Grantees will receive their award no later than October 30, 2017.

Contact Information:

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

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission
Newtown Municipal Center
3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT 06470

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Newton

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