The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (CT DECD) Office of the Arts is partnering with Connecticut Sea Grant to enhance our Arts Support Awards Program, increasing the overall amount of funds available to $1,500. One or more awards will be made to an artist or group of artists through this competitive funding program.
A six-minute video about “Crosscurrents,” the 10-year retrospective exhibit of artists supported by the Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program, is now available viewing.
Three aquaculture funding opportunities were recently released by the National Sea Grant Office, and as we have learned more, would like to share further thoughts with interested parties and potential applicants.
The Connecticut Sea Grant College Program has issued its call for preliminary proposals for the 2020-2022 Omnibus Funding Cycle for the funding period of Feb. 1, 2020 to Jan. 31, 2022. CTSG supports applied research in both natural and social sciences, education, and outreach activities to achieve healthy coastal and marine ecosystems and consequent public benefits, focusing on Connecticut, Long Island Sound and its watershed.
Development or ″seed grants″ include start-up funds for small research and outreach projects, pilot studies, publications and conferences generally $5000 or less, typically in the range of $250-$3,000.