Norwich ARPA Grants for Arts & Culture – Round 2

Norwich ARPA Grant for Arts & Culture – Round 2

This round of Norwich ARPA funding is now closed. Click HERE for announcement of Grantees.

Our Program:

The Cultural Coalition has partnered with the City of Norwich to manage and administer municipal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated for arts & culture through grant programs and special projects.

The program is funded with $500,000 allocated from the City of Norwich American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). These funds are intended to support investments that help our local economy continue to address Covid-19 impact and recovery.

Up to $150,000 will be available for Round 2 funding through two options:

  • ARPA Grants for Arts & Culture for $1,000 to $10,000 for individual applicants
  • IMPACT Grants for $10,000 to $25,000 for collaborative, multi-partner (at least 3 entities)

Previous Norwich ARPA Awardees
May Apply For Either

New Applicants

●      Grants for Arts & Culture for separate, different projects/programs from previous ARPA use of funds.

●      Impact Grants to amplify/expand Round 1 ARPA project/program’s use of funds.

●      An applicant can only be the LEAD on one application for either Grants for Arts & Culture or Impact Grants.

●      An entity may be listed or a collaborator on more than one application.

***Interested applicants must schedule an appointment to discuss their intent to apply by January 31, 2023.  Email Sarbani Hazra ( ) and/or Funding Booster Program Manager ( to make arrangements.***