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Creative Jam Art Co. Receives $5,000 Small Business Startup Grant from the City of Bristol

Press Release

Oct 27, 2023

Bristol, CT — October 27, 2023 — Creative Jam Art Co., the innovative art studio in Bristol, Connecticut, is thrilled to announce its recent success in securing a $5,000 Small Business Startup Grant from the City of Bristol. This grant, awarded on August 18, 2023, reflects the city's commitment to fostering creativity and supporting local enterprises.

The grant, administered by the City's Land Use & Economic and Community Development Departments, is a testament to Creative Jam's contribution to the local arts community and its innovative business approach. The funds, provided at a match of 50% for eligible expenses, will significantly contribute to Creative Jam's ongoing initiatives.

Irmie, one of the co-owners of Creative Jam, expressed her gratitude: "We would like to express our gratitude for selecting us as recipients of this grant. We are thrilled and honored to accept this generous award, which will help us tremendously. This grant means more than just financial support to us; it is a validation of our vision and efforts to create a vibrant artistic space that nurtures creativity, fosters community engagement, and contributes to the cultural enrichment of the City of Bristol."

The grant will be utilized for various purposes outlined in the approved budget, including the development of a deck space, plumbing, and other enhancements that align with the city's guidelines.

Creative Jam Art Co. plans to continue its mission of making art accessible and enjoyable for everyone, with the grant providing valuable support for their growth and community engagement initiatives.

For more information about Creative Jam Art Co., please visit


Irmie Sauntinez


Creative Jam Art Co.


(860) 845-5178

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