STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Mayor David Martin and the Stamford Arts and Culture Commission are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Stamford Arts & Culture (SAC) Grant. The commission received 18 grant applications with $160,000 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.
“Stamford’s arts venues and programs have provided immense value to our community this past year and I am glad we can continue supporting the work they provide to our residents,” said Mayor David Martin. “I know I look forward to many of these programs as defining experiences to Stamford’s cultural identity and I look forward to their work this year.”
This year’s winners are, in alphabetical order:
|Avon Theatre Film Center: $5,821||Jewish Historical Society: $3,821|
|Ballet School of Stamford: $10,821||La Tertulia de Stamford: $10,821|
|Connecticut Ballet: $5,821||Loft Artist Association: $9,821|
|The Cultured Pearl: $10,821||Stamford Art Association: $5,821|
|Ecuadorian Civic Committee: $4,327||Stamford Pride: $10,821|
|En Vivo con Maricarmen: $4,321||Tallar de Marinera: $8,821|
|Highland Green Foundation: $3,321||Treetops Chamber Music Society: $4,821|
For over 20 years the Stamford Arts & Culture Grant, formerly the Community Arts Partnership Program (CAPP), 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 groups backed by a Stamford-based non-profit.