Recent Grant Recipients

We love supporting communities. 

In fiscal year 2018, the Trust awarded $241,120 in grants to 27 beloved community assets through 2 active grant programs.  See below for a list of recent winners of 1772 Foundation Historic Preservation Grants and Maintenance & Repair Grants:

1772 Foundation Historic Preservation Grants

For the eighth year, we partnered with the 1772 Foundation to distribute maintenance and repair grants to nonprofit organizations. This year, we granted $191,120 to repair 20 historic places.  Applications – from 56 museums and historical organizations in 45 communities – demonstrated a capital repair need of more than $1.6 million in work.

Bristol, American Clock and Watch Museum: $4,000

Canton Historical Society: $6,000

Historical Society of East Hartford: $7,500

Enfield Historical Society: $15,000

Southport, Pequot Library: $1,500

Guilford: Dorothy Whitfield Historical Society, $12,000

Guilford, Dudley Foundation, $12,000

Hampton, Connecticut Audubon Society, $15,000

Hartford, Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation: $6,500

Lisbon Historical Society: $10,000

Mansfield: Joshua’s Tract Conservation & Historic Trust, $15,000

Middletown, Rockfall Foundation, $12,000

Mystic, Denison Society, $12,000

Mystic Seaport Museum: $12,000

New Haven Museum: $12,000

New Milford, Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, $10,000

Norwich Historical Society: $5,000

Old Saybrook Historical Society: $12,000

Simsbury Historical Society: $3,620

Torrington Historical Society: $12,000

Connecticut Trust Maintenance & Repair Grants in FY2018

Through careful budgeting, the Trust was able to set aside $50,000 from its operating budget to help nonprofit religious organizations meet critical maintenance and repair needs.  This year, we gave grants to 7 historic sacred places listed on the National Register of Historic Places, from a field of 41 requests totaling $535,185.

Brooklyn, Unitarian Universalist Society: $10,000

Hartford, Liberty Christian Center: $10,000

New Haven, Mt Gideon Faith Fellowship Church: $9,000

New Haven, Trinity Lutheran Church: $4,000

Norfolk, Church of Christ: $3,500

Norwalk, Canaan Institutional Baptist Church: $10,000

Windsor, Grace Episcopal Church: $3,500

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