These state and national organizations offer grant opportunities, professional development, research on the arts and much more.


Connecticut General Assembly

For legislator and committee information, bill tracking, and also identifying your representatives.

Connecticut Office of the Arts

The State Agency, under the Department of Economic and Community Development, that supports arts-making and arts participation throughout the state.

Connecticut Humanities

Offers grants and resources for the arts and humanities community. Administers the Connecticut Cultural Fund.

Connecticut Mirror

For public policy and government information.

The Alliance (The Voice of Community Nonprofits)

For advocacy tools, public policy, and legislation information.


National Endowment for the Arts

The independent Federal agency that supports and funds the artistic community.

Americans for the Arts Advocacy Center

For updates on federal legislation, issue briefs, and the Congressional action center.

Arts and Economic Prosperity 6

Study in 2023 of the economic impact of nonprofit arts & cultural organizations & their audiences, including state and regional data for Connecticut.

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

State arts agencies ensure that every community in America receives the cultural, civic, economic and educational benefits of the arts.