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City of Hartford Begins Accepting Applications for the 2013 Business Development Grant for Artists and the Creative Industry

(April 12, 2013) – Hartford’s Marketing, Events, and Cultural Affairs Division (MECA) will begin accepting applications for its 2013 business development grant for artists and the creative industry. Selected awardees will receive up to $10,000 for working capital purposes including wages, operational costs and equipment purchases. The grant—a one of a kind municipal program—was created in partnership with the Greater Hartford Arts Council to support Hartford-based artists and microenterprise businesses in the creative industry to increase their capacity to produce new work. To date, over 30 Hartford-based artist and businesses have been awarded funds from the grant.

MEETINGS & DEADLINES:

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 5:30pm – 7:00pm
    Technical Assistance & Public Information Meeting at Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St.
  • Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 10:00am – 11:30am
    Technical Assistance & Public Information Meeting at Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St.
  • Thursday, June 20, 2013
    Notification of Awards


To obtain an application
http://www.hartford.gov/awards or contact;
Andres Chaparro, 860-757-4895, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Deadline
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 – no later than 3:00 p.m. Late applications not accepted.
Please hand-deliver or email applications to: Andres Chaparro, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
City of Hartford, Development Services, MECA
250 Constitution Plaza, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT 06103

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For Immediate Release: April 12, 2013
Contact: Andres Chaparro
860-757-4895
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HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM