The Arts Council of Greater New Haven is pleased to announce that $33,700 has been awarded to nine recipients throughout its fifteen-town region. The Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA), developed the Regional Initiative Grant program (REGI) in partnership with its nine Designated Regional Service Organizations. The pilot REGI grant program was designed for grant seekers interested in the creation of small cultural projects that expand equitable access to the creative process and/or creative experiences, especially projects that experiment with new ways to apply the arts within its community.
Rashmi Talpade, Wallingford for a community photo collage project
Adam Christoferson, New Haven for a songwriting project with homeless individuals and adults living with mental illness