The state offers grants and programs to enhance the state's art scene, upgrade and promote tourist destinations identify and preserve historic properties, and educate the public about Connecticut's history and tourism sites.
Connecticut invests in artists and arts organizations and encourages the public’s participation as creators, learners, supporters and audience members. Training and professional development is also provided.
The Offices of Culture and Tourism offers a list of local organizations, associations and foundations for the arts, tourism and humanities. Some of the associations listed include the American Association of Museums, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC), The New England Foundation of the Arts and the American Automobile Association.