The Arts Project grant program encourages and supports arts-based projects of artistic excellence that are aligned with the Connecticut Office of the Arts' READI framework.
Grant requests, which may range from $5,000-$15,000, can be used to help plan and implement arts-based projects for Connecticut audiences, communities and participants.
EligibilityThis program is open to a wide array of applicants as listed below.
- Connecticut artist (must apply with a fiscal sponsor OR apply using your legal business entity) *Artist must be a Connecticut resident.
- Arts organizations with 501(c)(3) status or with a fiscal sponsor
- 501(c)(3) non-arts organization with a history of conducting arts projects/programs
- Municipal departments
- School districts
- College/university (affiliated arts program or venue)
Applications must be received on or before 11:59 pm, Wednesday, June 19, 2019
October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020
Applicants must review COA's Grant Overview Guidelines
Required Budget Form
The Arts Project Grant webinar will take place on Thursday, April, 25, 2019 from 3 - 4 pm. Register Here.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted on-line at: https://coa.fluidreview.com
Instructions on how to apply can be found on Page 6 of the guidelines.
DUNS Number Requirement
All applicants, except individuals, must have a DUNS number when applying for a grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA). COA began requiring a DUNS number on all grant applications in 2017 (FY18). It is required on applications for any grant administered by COA that includes National Endowment for the Arts funding. Obtaining a DUNS number is a free, straightforward process. For more information, click here.
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