Two Upcoming Office of the Arts Grant Deadlines!

The ARTE-accesible Grant Program Now Accepting Applications!

The ARTE-accesible (Ar.Teh-Ock.Seh.See.Bleh) grant program supports activities that provide greater access to the arts by all persons with or without disabilities and to all individuals regardless of language.
Grants requests may range from $500 to $3,000 and can be used to support:

  • Program and service offerings to improve the experience for audiences of all abilities.
  • Staff training and internal resource support to carry out accessible programs and services.
  • Support employment of Connecticut Artists who identify as individual with a disability.
  Eligible Applicants:
  • CT 501(c)(3) Arts Organizations
  • CT Municipal Arts Departments
  • Arts Venues of a Connecticut College/University
Review the complete eligibility definitions and overall program guidelines on the ARTE-accesible program web page.
Application Deadline:
11:59 PM, September 15, 2020
The Connecticut Artist Fellowship Program  Now Accepting Applications!

The Artist Fellowship program provides recognition and funding support for Connecticut Artists and Creatives to pursue new work and advance their artistic careers. Connecticut artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply!

Peer panelists review submissions and determine AWARD designations.
Artistic Excellence - $5,000
Artist Fellowship - $3,000
Emerging Recognition - $1,000
Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Be sure to review the program guidelines on the Artist Fellowship web page.
Application Deadline:
11:59 PM, September 22, 2020
Contact: Tamara Dimitri, Program Specialist at