Organization City Guilford

CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: Guilford Preservation Alliance


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Preservation Alliance

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $7,100.00

  • 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: Project: Music Heals Us


  • Organization Name:
    Project: Music Heals Us

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $16,200.00

  • 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.


CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: Starship Dance Theater


  • Organization Name:
    Starship Dance Theater

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $5,800.00

  • 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: Henry Whitfield State Museum


  • Organization Name:
    Henry Whitfield State Museum

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $5,000.00

  • 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: Guilford Performing Arts Festival


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Performing Arts Festival

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $7,400.00

  • 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: The Hyland House Museum


  • Organization Name:
    The Hyland House Museum

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $6,600.00

  • 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: Guilford Keeping Society


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Keeping Society

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $8,800.00

  • 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: Guilford Art Center


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Art Center

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $54,300.00

  • 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: Witness Stones Project


  • Organization Name:
    Witness Stones Project

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $7,800.00

  • 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: The Dudley Farm Museum


  • Organization Name:
    The Dudley Farm Museum

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $9,300.00

  • 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.


Witness Stones Project Capacity Grant


  • Organization Name:
    Witness Stones Project

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $10,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    We provide research assistance, specialized curriculum, and professional teacher development to bring the history of slavery in Connecticut into middle and high school classes. This SHARP Capacity Great allows us to broaden and diversity the student audience we serve.


CTH SHARP Capacity Grant – Exhibit Planning for the Quinnipiac Dawnland Collection at The Dudley Farm Museum


  • Organization Name:
    The Dudley Farm Museum

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $10,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    This project is to design and curate new exhibits for The Dudley Farm Museum’s Quinnipiac Dawnland Collection. The exhibits will depict the history and culture of the Quinnipiac People who inhabited the local region from the Paleo Period to the present. A special display will tell the story of the impact of the English colonists’ arrival beginning in the 1630’s and the dramatic impact that arrival had on the local Quinnipiac people who called Guilford/Mennunkatuck home.


CT Museums Kids Are Free: Guilford Keeping Society


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Keeping Society

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $2,252.00

  • 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.


GPAF:Six CT Artists Premiere New Works on Race, Gender, Tolerance, Social Isolation, Geopolitical History, and Love in a Time of Pandemic


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Performing Arts Festival

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $4,999.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY21

  • Grant Summary:

    Guilford Performing Arts Festival will premiere six new works in dance, music and drama by CT artists, exploring historical and contemporary issues in our society: race, gender, diversity, tolerance, social isolation, health of society, and the capacity of love to bring people together. There will be public performances,Sept.24-26, paired with artist-facilitated talkbacks/dialogues with the audience, plus in-school workshops on the artistic, cultural and historical content of the artists’ works.


COVID Relief: The Dorothy Whitfield Historic Society


  • Organization Name:
    The Dorothy Whitfield Historic Society, Inc.

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $2,500.00

  • 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.


COVID Relief: Guilford Keeping Society


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Keeping Society

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $2,500.00

  • 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.


COVID Relief: Dudley Foundation


  • Organization Name:
    Dudley Foundation

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $2,500.00

  • 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.


Humanities Programming at Guilford Performing Arts Festival


  • Organization Name:
    Town of Guilford-Guilford Performing Arts Festival

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $5,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    The 2019 Guilford Performing Arts festival (September 26 to September 29, 2019) will present public shows; multi-cultural/ethnic classes and talks in the schools; a community-service program pairing professional dancers with youth in opioid-addiction treatment; an expanded program of pre/post-performance talk-backs; and a spoken-word track with themes of diversity, the impact of the arts on society, culture & community. CTH funding will expand the festival’s humanities programming with a goal of supporting the town’s efforts to become a more sustainable community by supporting multicultural artists who teach and talk about their work in the schools, curating a spoken-word track, outfitting and running the venues for such events, and catalyzing a series of ongoing talks/dialogues about important issues.


Witness Stones Project Implementation in Middletown and West Hartford


  • Organization Name:
    Guilford Preservation Alliance

  • Organization City:
    Guilford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $3000

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY18

  • Grant Summary:

    Witness Stones is a collaboration between students, teachers, local scholars, and the community to reveal the history of Connecticut’s enslaved.This second phase of the project will expand to West Hartford and Middletown with teachers researching enslaved in the summer and creating lesson plans to be used at their schools. Teachers will share this information with their classes in the fall, resulting in student research projects and culminating in public dedication ceremonies in November.


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