Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund (CAEF)

How To Apply

The Connecticut Arts Endowment grant program is closed.  The FY21 application deadline has passed.

All applications must be submitted through COA's e-granting portal - SurveyMonkey Apply at 

Applicants requiring alternative formats should reach out to COA's Accessibility Coordinator, Tamara Dimitri by email at

  • Applicants are required to register at

  • Returning Applicants should login with the same email and password used in either SurveyMonkey Apply or our former FluidReview e-granting site. If you forgot your password then select "Reset password" 

Important Note: The "Application Owner" in the system MUST be an employee (paid or unpaid) of the organization and should be a member of the management team (e.g executive director, grants manager, program director, etc.). Once the application owner has initiated the application, they may use the "invite collaborators" feature so that additional members of their team and/or hired grant consultants may assist with the application process. All communication from the Office of the Arts will be made to the Application Owner.


First-time (New) Applicants

A first-time (new) applicant to the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund must confirm eligibility as an arts organization before applying.  Send a copy of the organization's Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation and IRS determination letter to the program's manager Rhonda Olisky at


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