Glebe House Receives CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant
Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden Receives CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant from CT Humanities
Woodbury, CT — The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden was recently awarded a $6700 CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant from CT Humanities (CTH). CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants assist organizations as they recover from the pandemic and maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public.
CT Cultural Fund Grant will be used to support your organization to:
· Grow and maintain your ability to serve your community and the public
· Continue our digitization of our collection through CT Collections and Collective Access
· Improve our online presence with programs, workshops and exhibitions
“The CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants are helping us to rebuild and renew our educational programming to serve our community today, tomorrow and beyond.” -LoriAnn Witte, Director
The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden was one of 723 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 to the Glebe House Museum from 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.
About the Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden
Set in the picturesque Litchfield Hills in historic Woodbury's village center, the Glebe House is one of the earliest historic house museums in the nation. Its architecture, outstanding regional furniture collection and Gertrude Jekyll Garden combine to create one of the most authentic house museums in the region.
Through tours, educational programs and special events, The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden continues to give visitors a sense of what life was like in the 18th century.
About Connecticut Humanities 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.
About Connecticut Office of the Arts
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.