HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – In Connecticut, struggling arts institutions are getting a boost.
Gov. Ned Lamont says the state will provide up to $9 million in grants to certain non-profit arts groups to help keep them afloat through the coronavirus pandemic.
“This is an investment that’s really important economically. You know, this is a $9 million investment in our broader commitment to culture and the arts,” Lamont said.
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The goal is to support arts non-profits that have had to temporarily cut back operations.
Qualifying organizations will receive a base grant of $5,000.
The money comes from the federal CARES act.
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