CT Humanities Awards US$12,500 Grant To India Cultural Center

Connecticut (CT) Humanities, a statewide, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded a US$12,500 grant to India Cultural Center (ICC), Greenwich, for the second time in a row in 2023.

The Connecticut Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant will aid ICC continue its mission of fostering inclusion by educating and engaging the community in Indian culture. A non-profit organization, ICC’s cultural awareness programs are targeted towards both the Indian-American diaspora and the community at large.

According to a media report, the funding will enable ICC invest in marketing and event management support, to attract more attendees to its ICC Speaker Series and HoliFest celebrations.

Last year, their HoliFest drew over 700 attendees, and this year, ICC is targeting over 1,000 attendees at the event, which will take place on May 6 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.

CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant Awards grant was part of the US$8.5M to 724 non-profit organizations. Funding for CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants is provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature.

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