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CZ-50322-13

Capital Community College (Hartford, CT 06103-1211)
Jeffrey F. L. Partridge (Project Director: February 2012 to present)
Endowing The Hartford Heritage Program

Endowment for program coordinator and web designer positions, course and faculty development, symposia, materials, and direct support for bridging expenses.

Capital Community College (Capital) proposes a focused program to strengthen its liberal arts curriculum with new humanities content anchored in the cultures and communities of Hartford. The project will establish an identity for the College as a center for Hartford-based humanistic exploration and instruction in Connecticut's historic and culturally diverse Capital City. A Hartford Heritage endowment fund will provide self-sustaining support for new Learning Communities that bring humanistic modes of inquiry to courses in the social sciences and other disciplines, create a Digital Humanities component that would underpin all Learning Communities and establish an annual Hartford Bridging Cultures Symposium. The College and its nonprofit foundation proposes a $300,000 NEH challenge grant as a catalyst to raise $600,000 in non-federal income through a challenge campaign.

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Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Special Initiatives

Division:
Challenge Grants

Totals (matching):
$300,000 (approved)
$124,229 (offered)
$52,480 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2011 – 7/31/2019