Mayor's Community Arts Grant Program: The Mayors Community Arts Grants Program supports the community by providing financial, marketing and technical assistance for arts and cultural related programs, projects and events which occur in New Haven neighborhoods. The goals of the program are:
- to encourage the education of emerging artists;
- to strengthen neighborhood cohesiveness through collaborative programs particularly aimed at families and youth;
- to promote and celebrate cultural awareness and diversity.
Individuals who are presenting, teaching or practicing artists and non-profit arts or cultural organizations working with neighborhood-based community and/or youth or senior groups in the City of New Haven are eligible to apply. Eligible activities include: festivals, parades, exhibitions, murals/public art, children's activities, inter-generational programs, arts education, film, public performances, neighborhood collaborations and apprenticeships.
Individuals or organizations that have already received 4 consecutive years of funding, will not be eligible to submit an application for a 5th year. However may reapply to the program again in the 6th year.
Grant Writing Workshop Series - Get Funded! Build Effective Programs and Compose Compelling Grant Proposals
This free workshop series led by Alice-Anne Harwood will be offered in three (3) parts beginning Thursday, February 27, 2014. Topics include February 27-Effective Programs, March 6 - Evaluation and Program Development, March 13 - Grant Writing Technique. All workshops will be held at the New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm Street, New Haven. For more information click here. To register contact (203) 946-7172.
Guidelines and Application
The Guidelines and Application for the 2014-2015 will be available in Spring 2014. Please contact (203) 946-7172 to be notified when they become available.
Downloads *For Reference Only
2013-2014 Guideline and Application Packet
2013-2014 Letter of Intent Form
Become A Grants Program Panelist
The Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism seeks individuals to serve on the grants review panel. Panelists are responsible for reviwing and evaluating qualifying proposals. The Grants Panel includes representatives from the Cultural Affairs Commission, artists and/or individuals with knowledge or interest in community arts. Interested individuals should complete the Panelist Nomination Form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
List of Award Recipients
For more information about the grant program contact Kim Futrell, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 203.946.7172 or email@example.com.