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Grants, RFPs, Fellowships, and Employment 

for Artists and Teaching Artists


The Connecticut Office of the Arts

The Connecticut Office of the Arts promotes teaching and learning in, about, and through the arts, through high quality arts engagement, arts integration, arts exploration and discovery experiences. 

Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) + Arts Council of Greater New Haven Arts Workforce Initiative (AWI) 

The AWI Sponsorship seeks to support art projects organized by young urban creatives in CT with up to $1,000. Creatives organizing community events and cultural experiences happening in New Haven, Hartford, New London, Waterbury, Bridgeport, and Stamford that are aligned with COA's R.E.A.D.I. framework are eligible to apply.

Sustainable CT Community Match Fund

This effort provides funding and support for artists, residents, and community based organizations to implement projects related to sustainability, arts and culture, and equity in our communities. Through this program Sustainable CT provides dollar-for-dollar matching funds for projects that align with their work, up to $25,000 per project.

Greater Hartford Arts Council

The GHAC aspires to create a vibrant, thriving community that is united by art. Their mission is to inspire all people to participate and invest in the arts. 

O.P.M.A.D Opportunities for Artists 

OPMAD offers employment opportunities for before and after school programs. 

Arts are Essential

Arts Are Essential is looking to expand our roster of artists. We are looking for artists of the highest caliber. Some important criteria are artists who meet our rigorous expectations for Teaching Artists and artists whose philosophy matches.

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