Creating opportunity and driving innovation.

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The Arts Catalyst Cohort Program is a capacity building opportunity for nonprofit arts organizations in Greater Hartford. Participants will learn essential skills to take their organization to the next level of innovation alongside peers from the arts community. At the culmination, organizations that complete the program requirements will have access to a grant writer to support them in the writing of a grant application to the Greater Hartford Arts Council or beyond.

Be a part of this year's cohort!

Applications are now available for the 2018 Arts Catalyst Cohort Program: download the form.  We are looking for small arts organizations in the Greater Hartford region that have a strong commitment to participating fully throughout the year in order to better achieve their mission and bring innovation to their organization.

This program was launched in 2016 with five art center partners, including:

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To learn more about the 2016 Arts Catalyst program and cohort, visit our blog

Wondering if the Arts Catalyst program is right for you? 
  - Are you a small, 501c3 arts nonprofit (budget must be $100,000 or less) in Greater Hartford?
  - Could you benefit from professional decelopment that is focused on building a strong organization?
  - Do you need assistance with grant writing?
  - Do you want to take your organization to the next level of innovation?

Questions? Contact us at or (860) 525-8629 ext.224

Guidelines & Forms

Application Form

Deadlines & Timeline

January 15, 2018

Award Notifcation: January 19, 2018


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