We know many Connecticut businesses are struggling as they deal with the effects of COVID-19. We appreciate their perseverance and know they share our commitment to keeping our residents healthy. The state, working with its federal partners, has several programs and initiatives in place to assist businesses during this difficult period. For specific questions related to small business, email the Joint Information Center at COVID19.JIC@ct.gov, or call the DECD small business hotline at 860-500-2333. Individuals can call 2-1-1 for more information.

Supporting Arts Grant Program


The Supporting Arts grant program is closed.  The application deadline has passed. 


The Connecticut Office of the Arts Supporting Arts grant program provides unrestricted funding to help support Connecticut’s arts organizations and municipal arts departments as they pursue their missions. This type of grant is flexible and gives the grantee the ability to use the funds where they are most needed. Grants range from $1,000 to $15,000 depending upon the size of the organization:

Organization Size  Organizational Budget  Grant Amount
 Micro $5,000 - < $30,000  $1,000 
 Small $30,000 - < $100,000 $3,000
 Mid-Size A $100,000 - < $500,000 $7,000
 Mid-Size B $500,000 - < $1.5 million $12,500
 Large $1.5 million +  $15,000

If the resulting awards exceed available funding, all awards will be proportionally adjusted to match available funds.  Note:  FY20 grant amounts ranged from $900 - $10,500.

More Information

Information for First-Time Applicants
Information for Returning Grantees 
How to Apply
Fiscal Information
Final Report