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Grant Opportunities

Upcoming grant opportunities for non-profits and small businesses

 CT Theaters & Performing Groups Grant Program
Application Deadline:  Thursday, January 12, 2023 @ 11:59pm

Funding Period: 

July 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023. Funds may be applied retroactively towards eligible general operating expenses

Eligibility: The General Operating Support for Theaters and Performing Groups Grant Program provides funding for Connecticut based theaters and performing groups whose primary purpose is to present the performing arts to the general public

Grant Details   https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Arts-and-Culture/Funding_Opportunities/General-Operating-Support-for-Theaters-and-Performing-Groups-CLOSED

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Good to Great 2.0 Grants
Letter of Interest due: February 3, 2023
Application Deadline: March 3, 2023 @ 11:59pm


Good to Great 2.0 Grants of up to $500,000 fund capital projects for nonprofit arts, cultural, or history organizations that connect art, history, and tourism to enhance visitors’ experience of an arts or cultural venue and/or historic site.

Eligibility: Applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations that own or operate an arts/cultural venue or historic site in Connecticut and that promote the art, culture and/or history of the state. While organizations of all sizes are eligible, we particularly encourage small to medium-sized organizations with an operating budget of under $500,000 to apply for these funds, as a portion of total allocated funds will be reserved for this constituency.

Grant Details  https://cthumanities.org/grants/good-to-great/?mc_cid=6423586437&mc_eid=9bcf46027

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Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC)
Equity Match Grant Program
Opens:  January 17, 2023
Deadline:  February 28, 2023

The program offers grants of up to $10,000 to women-owned businesses in the state of Connecticut who have been in business for 2 or more years and have revenues between $25K and $2 million. Since the start of the program, 167 grants of over $1.5 million have been distributed to women-owned businesses in Connecticut.

Grant Details  https://ctwbdc.org/equity-match-grant-program/