National and State Arts Agencies
National Arts Agencies
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.
NASAA is a national, not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that champions public support for the arts in America.
Connecticut Arts Agencies
In Connecticut, the state agency charged with fostering the health of the creative economy is the Office of the Arts (COA), which is located in the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).
Connecticut Arts Advocacy organization. CAA is led by artists, educators, and arts executives from all over the state.
The Office of Tourism works to make tourism a leading economic contributor and a source of pride for Connecticut.
The Alliance lends a powerful, collective voice to nonprofits throughout Connecticut, enhancing their capacity to build economically stable, healthy, and culturally rich communities.
Valley Arts Council (lower Naugatuck River Valley)