The following local nonprofit agencies received grants from CT Humanities:

Connecticut Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants were given to, in Stonington, Stonington Connecticut Songwriters Association, $6,300; Green Planet Films Inc., $14,400; La Grua Center, $21,500; Mystic Aquarium, $500,000; Mystic Ballet Inc., $53,500; Mystic Paper Beasts Theatre Company, $6,300; Mystic Seaport, $500,000; Salt Marsh Opera Company, $20,900; Stonington Historical Society, $29,800; Stonington Village Improvement Association, $19,000; The Denison Homestead, $11,700; The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, $75,000; Voce, $10,200; and the Yellow Farmhouse Education Center, $15,600; in North Stonington, North Stonington Historical Society, $6,100; and Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation, $5,300; and in Groton, Mystic Art Association, $70,700; Mystic River Chorale, $6,400; Mystic River Historical Society, $6,400; and The Arts Cafe Mystic, $6,500.

CTH SHARP Capacity Grants were distributed to the following groups in Stonington: Green Planet Films, $1,775 to expand public presentation capacity with a virtual film event platform; the Mystic Seaport Museum, $10,000 for DEAI training across all departments; Stonington Historical Society, $10,000 for an interpretive plan for inclusive exhibits at the Lighthouse Museum; Stonington Village Improvement Association, $10,000 for a James Merrill House Visitors Center; and Yellow Farmhouse, $10,000 for Connecticut’s Culinary and Agricultural Heritage: A Place-Based Elementary Social Studies Project.

— Sun staff

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