Please Take Action Today!

Your help is critical. We ask that you please contact your legislators and ask them to restore funding to Connecticut Humanities.

On February 17, 2017, Connecticut Humanities will testify before the Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly to request the reinstatement of $1.73 million in state funding for the Connecticut Humanities Council.

Amplify That Message Today!

We ask that you send a quick e-mail to your local legislator to support us at this time.

Not sure who your legislators are? You can find them here:

Not sure what to say? You can copy and paste the message below (feel free to personalize):

I ask that you reinstate $1.73 million in funding for the Connecticut Humanities Council, funding that was removed from this year’s budget by line-item veto last June after being included in the FY 2016-17 budget adopted by the General Assembly and signed into law.

I ask on behalf of myself and hundreds of organizations across the state that rely on funding provided by Connecticut Humanities, that you restore this irreplaceable funding source.

Thank you for your help at this most critical time. Your voice really can make a difference!


Other things you can do to help:

  1. Subscribe to Connecticut Humanities’ e-Newsletter: Stay up to date with the latest developments on what’s happening at Connecticut Humanities, including advocacy updates about our state funding situation, and learn how you can help us moving forward.
  2. Follow Connecticut Humanities on Facebook and on Twitter and help us by liking, sharing, and retweeting our posts.
  3. Make a donation: generous contributions from individual donors such as you help us provide programs like Book Voyagers, StEPs-CT,,, Connecticut Center for the Book, and so much more that make Connecticut a special place.
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