We partner with several organizations to help the arts thrive in Connecticut. In addition to the designated regional service organizations, we work closely with:


National Assembly of State Arts Agencies


This national, not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization helps state arts agencies flourish with actionable research, community, and more.
National Endowment for the Arts


NEA is an independent federal agency and the largest funder of the arts and arts education in America. Their funds support many of our programs.
Americans for the arts


Our mission is to build recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and to lead, serve, and advance the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate the arts in America.

State and Regional Partners

CT arts alliance

CT Arts Alliance

CAA plays a vital role building political, financial, and grassroots support to ensure that arts are a vital part of life for everyone in Connecticut.
CT Humanities

CT Humanities

This independent affiliate of National Endowment for the Humanities connects people to the humanities through grants and more.
Connecticut museum

CT Museum

The museum is CT’s official historical society and houses a museum, library, and the Edgar F. Waterman Research Center.
New England Foundation for the Arts


The foundation cultivates the arts in New England. Their CreativeGround is the foundation for our artist directory.

Education Partners

Arts for learning Connecticut

Arts for Learning CT

The organization empowers and inspires young people through arts in education, including the HOT Schools program.
Conneticut arts adminitration association


This organization represents CT’s arts administrators and teachers and teaches curriculum design, instruction, leadership skills, and more.
Odd Fellows Playground


Oddfellows connects and supports teaching artists with workshops and mentor-mentee opportunities that improve their skills.

Community Service Partners

AIR Alliance


Air is an empowering ecosystem that helps creatives, businesses, and communities work and thrive together.
Arts & business council

Arts & business council

The council provides working artists with professional development programs that help them succeed in their career.