CORNWALL HISTORICAL SOCIETY RECEIVES CT CULTURAL FUND OPERATING SUPPORT GRANT FROM CONNECTICUT HUMANITIES
CORNWALL, CT (January 4, 2023) — The Cornwall Historical Society is pleased to announce that it was awarded a $7,300 CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant by CT Humanities (CTH). This grant will help supplement the Society’s operating budget.
CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants are administered by CT Humanities (CTH), with funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature. These grants are designed to assist organizations as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cornwall Historical Society was one of 725 organizations in Connecticut receiving a CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant. Totaling more than $8.5M, these grants are part of a two-year, $30.7M investment in arts, humanities, and cultural nonprofits by the CT General Assembly and approved by Governor Ned Lamont.
The Cornwall Historical Society relies on grants and donations to produce exhibitions, provide educational programs, and care for its collections and building.
About Connecticut Humanities
CT Humanities (CTH) is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. CTH connects people to the humanities through grants, partnerships, and collaborative programs. CTH projects, administration, and program development are supported by state and federal matching funds, community foundations, and gifts from private sources. Learn more by visiting cthumanities.org.
About Connecticut Office of the Arts
The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) is the state agency charged with fostering the health of Connecticut’s creative economy. Part of the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development, the COA is funded by the State of Connecticut and the National Endowment for the Arts.