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Job Opportunities

Greater Hartford Arts Council

The GHAC aspires to create a vibrant, thriving community that is united by art.Their mission is to inspire all people to participate and invest in the arts. 

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O.P.M.A.D Opportunities for Artists 

OPMAD offers employment opportunities for before and after school programs. 

Job positions that may be available include:

  • On-Site Coordinator
  • Vendor – Professional that offers dance, music, chess, yoga, art, culture, karate, or hobbies you choose to share with the students.
  • Class Instructor (Part-time, Hourly)

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Arts are Essential

Arts Are Essential is looking to expand our roster of artists. We are looking for artists of the highest caliber. Some important criteria are artists who meet our rigorous expectations for Teaching Artists and artists whose philosophy matches AAE’s.

For more information, or to make a suggestion, please call Jean at (978) 263-0108.

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Upcoming Grants & Requests for Proposals

Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) + Arts Council of Greater New Haven Arts Workforce Initiative (AWI) 

The AWI Sponsorship seeks to support art projects organized by young urban creatives in CT with up to $1,000. Creatives organizing community events and cultural experiences happening in New Haven, Hartford, New London, Waterbury, Bridgeport, and Stamford that are aligned with COA's R.E.A.D.I. framework are eligible to apply.
Arts Council Greater New Haven

Sustainable CT Community Match Fund

This effort provides funding and support for artists, residents, and community based organizations to implement projects related to sustainability, arts and culture, and equity in our communities. Through this program Sustainable CT provides dollar-for-dollar matching funds for projects that align with their work, up to $25,000 per project. Contact Community Outreach Manager Abe Hilding-Salorio at or 860-465-0256 or visit the website for more information.
Match CT

SFFILM Rainin Grant

The SFFILM Rainin Grant program is the largest granting body for independent narrative feature films in the US. Grants support films that address social justice issues-the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges-in a positive and meaningful way through plot, character, theme or setting and benefit the Bay Area filmmaking community in a professional and economic capacity. Awards are made to multiple projects twice a year, in the spring and fall, for screenwriting, development, and post-production. In addition to a cash grant of up to $25,000, recipients secure a 2-month residency at FilmHouse and benefit from SFFILM’s comprehensive and dynamic artist development programs.
Film Grant

The Aaron Siskind Foundation: Photographer's Fellowship

The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering a limited number of Individual Photographer's Fellowship grants of up to $15,000 each, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined by a panel of distinguished guest judges on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense. The Foundation seeks to support artists/photographers who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field, who are professionally active or employed in the field. The entry fee for this grant is $25USD.
Photographer Fellowship

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