NORWALK, Conn. -- State Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) recently announced that several Norwalk arts groups will receive start grants to promote their programs.
Here are the amounts of the grants:
- The Center for Contemporary Printmaking: $4,232.22;
- Norwalk Youth Symphony: $3,847.47;
- Shakespeare on the Sound: $4,232.22; and
- Norwalk 2.0: $25,000.
"I am proud of our local arts organizations for all the work that they do in the community. It is wonderful when they are recognized by the state as well. Every one of them is a gem and these funds will help them to do even more," said Duff in a release. "I thank Governor Malloy for his commitment to help fund the arts and the Department of Economic and Community Development for their support."
The Department of Economic & Community Development and the Connecticut Office of the Arts awarded grants from the Arts Catalyze Placemaking grant program in the categories of: ACP – Arts Leadership and ACP-Supporting Arts in Place. The programs are funded by the state funds and funds received from the National Endowment for the Arts.