Darien, CT (February 23, 2023) — The Darien Community Association (DCA) was recently awarded a $25,400 CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant from CT Humanities (CTH). CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants assist organizations as they recover from the pandemic and maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public.
The DCA plans to use the CT Cultural Fund Grant to modernize its office and nonprofit management systems. According to DCA Executive Director, Amy Bell, “The DCA Board is delighted to receive the CT Cultural Fund Grant. As the DCA celebrates its 100th anniversary, we are committed to investing in technological upgrades that will enable the DCA to expand our outreach, grow participation in our programming and activities, and better serve the needs of our community.”
The Darien Community Association was one of 723 organizations in Connecticut receiving a CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant. Totaling more than $8.5M, these grants are part of a two-year, $30.7M investment in arts, humanities, and cultural nonprofits by the CT General Assembly and approved by Governor Ned Lamont.
This CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant is provided to the Darien Community Association from CT Humanities, with funding from the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature.