The Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition’s mission is to improve the economy, vitality, and quality of life in Eastern Connecticut by supporting the arts, cultural, and creative community. The Cultural Coalition is the Designated Regional Service Organization for the CT Office of the Arts to support the Department of Economic and Community Development. Our 500+ Partners are representatives who live, work, and support the arts, cultural and creative sector in eastern Connecticut. From sole proprietors, artists, and small volunteer-run organizations, to professionally staffed museums, tourist attractions, and arts centers, the Coalition includes a diverse cross-section of nonprofit and for-profit individuals, businesses, groups, and organizations. Free membership organization. The Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Norwich governed by a board of directors comprising cultural, community, and business leadership.