Organization City Hamden

COVID Relief: Students for Educational Justice


  • Organization Name:
    Community Mediation, Inc.

  • Organization City:
    Hamden

  • Amount Awarded:
    $10,000.00

  • 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.


COVID Relief: Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum


  • Organization Name:
    Ireland's Great Hunger Museum

  • Organization City:
    Hamden

  • Amount Awarded:
    $10,000.00

  • 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.


Capacity-building for the Connecticut Trust to strengthen audience and donor engagement through marketing and communications


  • Organization Name:
    CT Trust for Historic Preservation

  • Organization City:
    Hamden

  • Amount Awarded:
    $9,999.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    Connecticut Trust is creating tailored audience-focused branding, development strategies, and a cohesive web presence as part of an overall, multi-part communications strategy, essential to the long-term success of the organization. Funding is for a portion of Phase 2 of the work, resulting in a strategy to allow the Connecticut Trust to better understand and communicate with a diverse set of stakeholders, in order to attract a greater diversity of revenue and new members that will enable the Trust to sustain its mission over time.


Enhancing Access Through the Public Digital Humanities: A Freeman Center Capacity Building Initiative


  • Organization Name:
    CT Trust for Historic Preservation

  • Organization City:
    Hamden

  • Amount Awarded:
    $9999

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY18

  • Grant Summary:

    Funding will enable the Freeman Houses in Bridgeport to increase security and intellectual control over documents, plans, studies, research, and collections that currently reside in a variety of formats, on the devices of individuals: volunteer staff, private contractors, consultants, and board members. The grant will also produce an actionable strategic plan for the organization.


Making America: The Irish in the Civil War Era


  • Organization Name:
    Ireland's Great Hunger Museum

  • Organization City:
    Hamden

  • Amount Awarded:
    $4400

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY18

  • Grant Summary:

    This exhibit (on display April 2018 through October 2018) will tell the story of the Civil War from the perspective of the Irish. Drawings, some never on display before, and newspaper articles will explore the differences between what is published versus what actually occurred.


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