The Suffield Historical Society (SHS) was awarded a $6,200 CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant. This 2023 grant assists organizations as they recover from the pandemic and maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public.
The SHS grant will be used for programming, enabling the Society to expand its audiences and explore social history topics which are relevant to the present day. The mission of the Suffield Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and stimulate interest in the history of Suffield and the region and to actively share it. With this grant, the Society hopes to inspire a sense of community and encourage the restoration and preservation of Suffield’s historical assets.
The Suffield Historical Society is one of 725 organizations in Connecticut receiving a CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant. Totaling more than $8.5M, these grants are part of a two-year, $30.7M investment in arts, humanities, and cultural nonprofits by the CT General Assembly and approved by Governor Ned Lamont.
This CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant is provided by CT Humanities, with funding from the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature.
The CT Humanities (CTH) is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. CTH connects people to the humanities through grants, partnerships, and collaborative programs. CTH projects, administration, and program development are supported by state and federal matching funds, community foundations, and gifts from private sources. Learn more by visiting cthumanities.org.
The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) is the state agency charged with fostering the health of Connecticut’s creative economy. Part of the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development, the COA is funded by the State of Connecticut and the National Endowment for the Arts.