Stamford Community Arts Partnership Program Grant Winners Announced

Mayor David Martin and the Stamford Arts and Culture Commission are proud to announce the winners of the 2019-20 Stamford Community Arts Partnership Program (CAPP) grant. The commission received 15 grant applications with over $165,000 in grant aid requested. The following winners were selected for their commitment to providing quality programs that are accessible to as many individuals as possible, as well as their overall dedication to Stamford’s artistic and cultural scene.

“I’m very happy the City can help fund arts programs for Stamford’s many diverse communities,” said Mayor David Martin. “These organizations contribute to Stamford’s cultural identity. They provide a vital service to our community and I look forward to seeing their work this year.”

Mayor Martin and Stamford Arts and Culture Commission will celebrate this year’s winners at the Stamford CAPP Grant Award Ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 26th 2018 at 10 AM in the lobby of Stamford Government Center at 888 Washington Blvd. The ceremony is open to the public and light refreshments will be served afterwards.

This year’s winners are, in alphabetical order:

Avon Theatre Film CenterLoft Artists Association
Ballet School of StamfordLumina String Quartet
Franklin Street WorksShippan Point Assoc. & Music in Czescik Park
Haitian American Professionals Assoc. of CTStamford Art Association
Highland Green FoundationStamford Chorale
Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield CountyStamford Jewish Community Center
Latino Foundation of Stamford & Marinera CTTreetops Chamber Music Society

For nearly 20 years, the Stamford Community Arts Partnership Program (CAPP) grant has provided numerous Stamford-based arts and cultural organizations with funding to initiate special projects within the city. The grant highlights Mayor David R. Martin’s commitment to increasing the participation and accessibility of art throughout Stamford. This year, the city generously committed $100,000 in grant funding for projects by Stamford-based arts organizations or individual artists backed by a Stamford-based non-profit.

For questions, contact John Varamo at 203-977-4693 or [email protected].