The NAL was recently awarded a $5000 CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant from CT Humanities (CTH). CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants assist organizations as they recover from the pandemic and maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public.
The NAL plans to utilize this funding to:
- Grow and maintain our ability to serve our community and the public
- Pursue opportunities for cultural enrichment such as demonstrations, mentoring, scholarships networking, and exhibitions
- Increase the awareness of our mission, membership, and the overall benefits visual arts bring to our community and surrounding areas
NAL President Pat Tanger stated the following “The NAL is very excited to receive this grant. We are looking forward to working with our local town and state representatives, and with local businesses to maximize the use of these funds”.
The NAL was one of 725 organizations in Connecticut receiving a CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant.Totaling more than $8.5M, these grants are part of a two-year, $30.7M investment in arts, humanities, and cultural nonprofits by the CT General Assembly and approved by Governor Ned Lamont.
This CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant is provided to the NAL from CT Humanities, with funding from the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature.
About the NAL:
The Newington Art League, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the cultural enrichment of our community. The league works to pursue opportunities such as demonstrations, mentoring, scholarships, networking and exhibitions.
About Connecticut Humanities
CT Humanities (CTH) is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. CTH connects people to the humanities through grants, partnerships, and collaborative programs. CTH projects, administration, and program development are supported by state and federal matching funds, community foundations, and gifts from private sources. Learn more by visiting cthumanities.org.
About Connecticut Office of the Arts
The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) is the state agency charged with fostering the health of Connecticut’s creative economy. Part of the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development, the COA is funded by the State of Connecticut and the National Endowment for the Arts.