CT Humanities provided $1.5 million in grants to help larger non-profit museums and humanities organizations recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full List of COVID Relief Fund for Museum Grant Awards

COVID Relief Fund for Museums grants were OPERATING SUPPORT grants for larger museums and other 501c3 nonprofit organizations that provide humanities-based projects and activities for the general public (i.e., museums, historic houses, historical societies, cultural centers, and other types of non-profit organizations that offer activities like interpretive exhibitions, discussion-based public programs, or walking tours to the general public).

This funding was made available to larger organizations with full-time staff and annual operating budgets of at least $450,000, with priority given to those with annual operating budgets of $500,000 or more.

These grants were administered by CT Humanities, with funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)/ Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) with funding allocated to the State of Connecticut through the CARES Act.

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