The Bridgeport Arts & Cultural Council is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Fall 2013 Round of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program.
Funded by the City of Bridgeport and administered by the Bridgeport
Arts + Cultural Council (BACC), the Program “underscores and furthers
Bridgeport’s vibrant artistic and cultural environment and provides
artists and cultural institutions with an opportunity to achieve their
creative initiatives,” shares Marianne Brunson Frisch, BACC Executive
The Program enriches the quality of life in the City by funding arts
and heritage projects and programs, and underserved individuals and
organizations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Individual artists, artisans, craft makers and musicians residing or
creating works at a studio within the City of Bridgeport may apply for a
grant up to $250. Bridgeport organizations with an evidenced visual
and/or performing arts or heritage mission and non-profit educational,
faith-based or social service organizations offering arts and/or
heritage programming may apply for a grant ranging from $500 to $1,000.
Nov 18 – Public Info session on Monday, November 18, 11am-1pm at 140 John Street.
Dec 3 – Application deadline on Tuesday, December 3. Submit one (1) original completed application form and support materials by noon.
Dec 9 – Notification of grant awards.
Dec 16 - Mayor’s announcement of grant awards, location TBD, 5pm-7pm.
Direct questions regarding the Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts &
Heritage Grant Program and the application process to Marianne Brunson
Frisch, BACC Executive Director at (203) 522-2556 or mbfrisch@BridgeportArts.org.
Mail application submissions to:
c/o Marianne Brunson Frisch, BACC
Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program
B:Hive, 285 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06604