Funding Priorities


CT Humanities (CTH) gives priority to projects that include significant humanities scholarship and content; explore topics and stories in an inclusive, diverse, and equitable manner; commemorate the 250th anniversary of the formation of the United States consistent with the America 250 | CT Commission’s guiding themes; and do one or more of the following:

  • Engage individuals and communities in the exploration of contemporary issues.
  • Advance creativity and demonstrate ingenuity and innovation.
  • Present accessible content that provokes, challenges, educates, and inspires.
  • Ensure access to the project’s content and scholarship beyond the length of the grant.
  • Foster collaboration among organizations, groups, and communities.

Approved by the CT Humanities Board of Directors on October 19, 2023. Effective January 1, 2024.

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