More About Who We Are

C3 Collaborative Community is a creative, collaborative, community-based in East Hartford, CT. Founded by Richard McCaulsky-Clarke and Maryann Cruz (a husband and wife duo) who decided to join their expertise of development and business operations in helping other creatives and entrepreneurs scale their business in a fun, friendly, and vibrant environment.

Whether you are a startup or established business, you will have access to experts, tools, and resources through live and online workshops. Deep dives in action planning, branding, budgeting, mind mapping, podcasting, process improvement, are only a few of the workshops you gain access to as a community member

What We Do

Whether it’s a 10-person workshop, board meeting, mastermind, or a 3-person huddle, C3 offers spaces for your next meeting.

Our conference rooms are equipped with Apple TV, HDMI cords, whiteboards, and includes wi-fi and coffee of course.

We’ll ensure your meetings run smoothly allowing you to focus on your guests and task at hand.  Meeting room usage is included with an allotted number of hours per month based on your membership. If you aren’t a member, you can still rent rooms by the hour, half-day, or full-day.


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Magic happens when creatives and critical minds come together for collaboration, innovation, and business growth. C3 Collaborative Community is here to lead this movement through our online community, creative space, programs, services, and resource partners. We truly believe you can make an impact in this world when accessing the right tools, resources, and guidance.


Working with creatives from around the world and across industries; providing vibrant spaces to learn, collaborate, lead, and thrive.  Shifting creatives from surviving to thriving!

Meet C3 Co-Founders

Over 25 years experience helping business of all sizes achive a common goal of success..

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Maryann Cruz

Business Strategist, Coach
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