Organization City Wilton

CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant: Carl Schmitt Foundation


  • Organization Name:
    Carl Schmitt Foundation

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $5,900.00

  • 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: Weir Farm Art Alliance


  • Organization Name:
    Weir Farm Art Alliance

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $8,000.00

  • 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: Music on the Hill


  • Organization Name:
    Music on the Hill

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $11,300.00

  • 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: Wilton Historical Society


  • Organization Name:
    Wilton Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $39,500.00

  • 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.


Wilton Historical Society Marketing Assessment and Planning


  • Organization Name:
    Wilton Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    Wilton

  • Amount Awarded:
    $10,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY22

  • Grant Summary:

    Wilton Historical wishes to engage the services of a consultant to assess the efficacy of our current marketing efforts, which must evolve to help us recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The resulting analysis will reveal both strengths and areas which need expansion, particularly in digital marketing. The consultant’s final report will include recommendations and planning suggestions for how to address deficits and allocate resources.


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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