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Connecticut Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants awarded

The Board of Directors of CT Humanities awarded significant funding through the Connecticut Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants program.  The money is intended to assist organizations recovering from the pandemic and aiding them to grow their ability to serve their communities and the public.  Grant funding ranged from $5,000 to $500,000 and any organization offering cultural, humanities and arts-based projects and activities for the public were eligible.

The following organizations received grant funding:

Bethel
The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut - $6,700 to support the Bethel-based FilmFest52 organization

Bethel Jazz - $5,500 

Circus Moves $6,400

Bethel Arts - $5,300

 

Brookfield
Brookfield Craft Center - $28,100 grant

Brookfield Theatre for the Arts - $9,100

Danbury
Danbury Museum - $19,700

Danbury Music Centre - $25,300

Danbury Railway Museum - $11,600

Musicals at Richter - $8,600

Richter Arts - $5,600

Society for Preservation & Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing - $5,900

 

New Fairfield
New Fairfield Historical Society - $5,100

Preserve New Fairfield - $5,700

 

New Milford

Sherman Chamber Ensemble $9,800

 

Newtown
Edmond Town Hall — $39,400

NewArts — $15,200

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission — $7,400

Newtown Historical Society — $6,000

EverWonder Children’s Museum — $5,000


Redding
Redding Historical Society - $5,900


Ridgefield

Ridgefield Playhouse - $266,200

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum — $112,300

ACT of CT — $106,800

Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center — $42,900

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra — $22,600

Ridgefield Theater Barn — $19,500

Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra — $13,000

Ridgefield Historical Society — $12,800

Ridgefield Guild of Artists — $11,000

Thrown Stone Theatre Company — $10,700

The Ridgefield Chorale — $9,000

Camerata D’Amici — $6,200

Town of Ridgefield — $5,100

Sherman
Jewish Community Center- $10,200

The Sherman Playhouse - $8,100

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