Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County requests nominations for ACE Awards

The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County requests nominations for its Arts & Culture Empowerment (ACE) Awards, which will be presented at a breakfast in Norwalk, on May 19, 2016 (location will be announced soon). This inaugural event aims to recognize the passion for arts and culture in Fairfield County as well as the quality and diversity of our arts and cultural offerings.

The non-monetary awards will celebrate those individuals, organizations, and businesses in our communities who have either made significant contributions to the community through arts and culture, or who have enriched the arts and culture sector through volunteerism or patronage.

ACE awards will be given in the following categories:

Artist Award:

Recognizes a creative individual who demonstrates commitment, creativity, and excellence within or for the artistic community in Fairfield County.

Citizen Award:

Recognizes an individual whose dedication through volunteerism and/or financial support have contributed to the enrichment and prosperity of arts and culture in Fairfield County.

Corporate Award:

Recognizes a business that through encouragement and patronage has helped broaden the interest and support of arts and culture in Fairfield County; or that has made a significant contribution to the economic development of its community through the creative sector.

Educator Award:

Recognizes an individual, nonprofit, or creative business that has made a meaningful impact on the arts and cultural education of students, young adults or others in Fairfield County through innovative programming, increase in access, or advocacy.

Nonprofit Award:

Recognizes an arts and cultural organization or leader that has made a significant contribution to Fairfield County through visionary leadership, innovative change, community engagement, or artistic excellence.


(Note: To nominate in multiple categories, you must enter each nomination separately)