Organization City Wilton

COVID Relief Fund for Museum Grant – Wilton Historical Society


  • Organization Name:
    Wilton Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $22,727.25

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY21

  • Grant Summary:

    COVID Relief Fund for Museums grants are 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 are 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.


COVID Relief: Wilton Historical Society


  • Organization Name:
    Wilton Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $15,000.00

  • 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.

    * This relief grant was funded by the Connecticut Humanities Fund made possible by the Connecticut General Assembly.


A Journey


  • Organization Name:
    Wilton Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $1,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    To provide a fresh perspective – plus significant Wilton connections – on Women’s History Month, the Wilton Historical Society and the Wilton Library plan to collaborate on presenting a one-woman musical performance of “A Journey.? In this approximately 75-minute performance, local actor and writer Kimberly Wilson tells the stories of seven women of color, five based on historical figures, plus two which are composite characters. A talk-back completes the event.


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