Creating Brighter Futures
Creative Youth Development Program
October 27, 2023, 11:59 pm
Up to $5,000
Grant Activity Period:
January 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024
Creating Brighter Futures.
The Creative Youth Grants supports artists and nonprofit organizations that champion the arts – to provide arts-based services to Danbury’s youth, and to help develop core social and emotional skills for the future creative community — our children. Through after school education and activities, the Cultural Alliance wants to inspire the next generation of artists.
Beneficiaries of Creative Youth Develop programs will be school aged youth from elementary to high school based in Danbury. All projects take place outside of normal school hours, in arts venues, community and cultural centers, and other youth-oriented settings.
Applicants and activities must be based in Western Connecticut
(Greater Danbury: Bethel, Brookfield, Bridgewater, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Ridgefield, Redding, Sherman)
Have a minimum of one (1) year experience engaged in arts programming and/or services prior to the application deadline.
All services must be directed to Danbury school aged youth (elementary – high school grade levels)
- Artists – a fiscal sponsor is required.
- 501(c)(3) organizations or fiscal sponsor – must be incorporated in the state of Connecticut for at least one year and governed by a board of directors that meets regularly.
September 22, 2023: Application Opens
October 27, 2023: Application Deadline
November 2023: Panel Review
November 2023: Funding Decision
December 2023: Funding Notification
January 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024: Grant Activity Period
April 1, 2024: Interim Report Deadline
July 15, 2024: Final Report Deadline