Patricia Billie Miller


Patricia Billie Miller



November 30, 2023

Senator Billie Miller Welcomes $60,189 to District Arts Organizations Through DECD Supporting Arts Grants


Today, state Senator Pat Billie MIller (D-Stamford) welcomed grant funding for local arts organizations across Stamford, as they will receive a total of  $60,189 through Supporting Arts grants from the state’s Department of Economic & Community Development’s Office of the Arts.

“I am so grateful for these funds from the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development as it will have an immense impact on further enriching the arts and culture landscape in Stamford,” said Sen. Billie Miller. “A great number of people participate in the arts across ages, and this funding only bolsters the capacity of our great arts organizations to provide a space to create and enjoy dance, song and much more.”

Organizations receiving funds include:

  • Stamford Museum & Nature Center, $9,046
  • Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic, $6,349
  • Schubert Club of Fairfield County, $5,797
  • Ballet School of Stamford, $4,981
  • Connecticut Ballet, $4,690
  • Stamford Art Association, Inc, $4,604
  • Orchestra Lumos, $4,523
  • Stamford, City of (Municipal Arts Dept.), $4,358
  • Project Music, $3,697
  • INTEMPO Organization Inc., $3,481
  • New Paradigm Theatre Company, $3,493
  • Stamford Chorale, $2,814
  • Curtain Call, Inc., $2,356

The Supporting Arts grant program provides general operating support to Connecticut arts organizations and municipal arts departments; organizations receiving funds can use them where they are most needed. The program utilizes state and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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