Connecticut Historic Preservation Grants – 2019

Posted August 22nd, 2019 by Gillian Lang and filed in News & Announcements
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The 1772 Foundation and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation have awarded 23 historic preservation 1:1 matching grants totaling $202,426. Grants were provided for exterior work:  painting, surface restoration, fire/security systems, repairs to/restoration of porches, roofs and windows, repairs to foundations and sills, and chimney and masonry repointing. Grants ranged from $5,000 to $14,726 with the grant maximum for this year being $15,000. The 1772 Foundation also awarded grants in New Jersey and Rhode Island.

Ball & Socket Arts (Cheshire)Ball & Socket Office Building$5,000
Clinton Historical Society (Clinton)Adam Stanton House$7,500
Ellsworth Memorial Association, Inc. (Windsor)Oliver Ellsworth Homestead$10,000
Bill Memorial Library (Groton)Bill Memorial Library$5,000
Whitneyville Cultural Commons (Hamden)Whitneyville Cultural Commons$14,726
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Hartford)Katharine Seymour Day House$10,000
Mark Twain House (Hartford)Mark Twain House$10,000
Kent Land Trust (Kent)Girl Scout Lodge$10,000
Joshua's Trust (Mansfield)Gurleyville Gristmill$10,000
Art League of New Britain (New Britain)Art League Barn$5,000
New Haven Museum (New Haven)New Haven Museum$10,000
The New Milford Historical Society (New Milford)Knapp House$9,200
The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (Old Saybrook)The Katharine Hepburn Center$5,000
Preston Historical Society (Preston)Long Society Meetinghouse$10,000
Keeler Tavern Museum (Ridgefield)Keeler Tavern$5,000
Torrington Land Trust (Torrington)Gate House$6,500
Strong Family Farm (Vernon)Strong Yellow Barn$9,000
Waterford Historical Society (Waterford)Jordan Schoolhouse$10,000
Friends of Lachat (Weston)Lachat Carriage Barn$10,000
Weston Historical Society (Weston)Coley Farmhouse$10,000
Winchester Historical Society (Winchester)Winchester Center Historical Association$10,000
Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust (Kent)Dairy barn$8,000
The Institute Library (New Haven)The Institute Library$12,500