Grantmakers to discuss Arts & Culture funding at online forum hosted by the Cultural Coalition September 27th

The Cultural Coalition will present a "Grantmakers & Funders Forum: Arts & Culture Insights & Information" on Tuesday, September 27 from 10:00am to 11:30am online via Zoom.

Attendees will receive updates from foundations and grantmakers about the current funding environment, grant programs, and insights about funding for arts and culture in eastern Connecticut. Q & A to follow the panel discussion. Free for eastern CT with advance registration required at

Panelists include: 
Community Foundation of Eastern CT – Jennifer O’Brien
Chelsea Groton Foundation – Michael Rauh
The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation – Kathryn Lord
CT Office of the Arts/DECD – Elizabeth Shapiro
CT Humanities – Scott Wands
CT Health & Education Facilities Authority (CHEFA) – Betty Weintraub

The annual Grantmakers Forum is part of the Cultural Coalition's Funding Booster Program, a series of activities and resources to help those in the arts and cultural sector to apply for and win grants. Drop-in grant clinics are held monthly with the Funding Booster Team and participants are able to receive free review of their grant drafts from a professional grant writer. Resources and events to assist with applying for Federal Funding opportunities are also offered. 

For more information about the Funding Booster Program, visit (