Organization City Groton

CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: Avery Memorial Association


  • Organization Name:
    Avery Memorial Association

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $6,300.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants were designed to help the state’s museums, cultural, humanities, and arts organizations maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public, connect K-12 teachers and students to strong humanities and arts content, and improve their information technology and digital infrastructure.


CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: Bill Memorial Library


  • Organization Name:
    Bill Memorial Library

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $20,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants were designed to help the state’s museums, cultural, humanities, and arts organizations maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public, connect K-12 teachers and students to strong humanities and arts content, and improve their information technology and digital infrastructure.


CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: –None–


  • Organization Name:
    --None--

  • Organization City:
    GROTON

  • Amount Awarded:
    $6,500.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants were designed to help the state’s museums, cultural, humanities, and arts organizations maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public, connect K-12 teachers and students to strong humanities and arts content, and improve their information technology and digital infrastructure.


CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: Submarine Force Library & Museum


  • Organization Name:
    Submarine Force Library & Museum

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $33,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants were designed to help the state’s museums, cultural, humanities, and arts organizations maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public, connect K-12 teachers and students to strong humanities and arts content, and improve their information technology and digital infrastructure.


CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: Avery-Copp Museum


  • Organization Name:
    Avery-Copp Museum

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $15,200.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants were designed to help the state’s museums, cultural, humanities, and arts organizations maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public, connect K-12 teachers and students to strong humanities and arts content, and improve their information technology and digital infrastructure.


Avery-Copp House Seasonal Staffing for Free Summer Museum Tours


  • Organization Name:
    Avery-Copp Museum

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $6,750.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    The Avery-Copp House would like to hire and train seasonal staff for the 2021 museum season. Our goals are twofold: to increase staff diversity, and to provide tours free of charge in order to serve the needs of our community.


Fundraising Training for Library Stakeholders


  • Organization Name:
    Bill Memorial Library

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $9,999.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    The Bill Memorial Library (BML) is an association library in Groton, CT, one of three libraries in the town. With municipal funding becoming increasingly tenuous, we strive to be financially independent of municipal funding and able to fund transformational growth of the organization. To that end, the BML will hire a consultant to work with the Board of Trustees, Friends group, and staff to improve the fundraising work of these library stakeholders.


CT Museums Kids Are Free: Avery-Copp Museum


  • Organization Name:
    Avery-Copp Museum

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $7,560.75

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    CT Humanities is honored to have partnered with the CT Office of the Arts to administer the CT Museums – Kids Are Free Summer Grant program which then became Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids.

    The Department of Economic and Community Development, in partnership with the Office of the Governor, Connecticut State Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood and CT Humanities, delivered these financially accessible summer enrichment opportunities to families and children of all ages using funding provided through ARP ESSER (American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, 2021 Emergency and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER)).

    CT Humanities awarded a total of $119,371.71 to 17 Connecticut organizations to help enable them to provide free admission to Connecticut children and one accompanying adult between July 1 and September 6, 2021.


COVID Relief: Avery-Copp Museum


  • Organization Name:
    Avery-Copp Museum

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $5,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY20

  • Grant Summary:

    Funding for Connecticut nonprofit humanities and cultural organizations facing financial hardship resulting from COVID-19, funded by the CARES Act via the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Strategic Planning: Building Our Future on the Foundation of Our History


  • Organization Name:
    Bill Memorial Library

  • Organization City:
    Groton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $5,891.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    The Bill Memorial Library will begin a thorough and formal strategic planning process that will help guide them into their next chapter as a relevant, sustainable, and enriching institution that meets the needs of the citizens of Groton.


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