The charitable arm of Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council.
The Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Acquisition Fund was established in memory of the first CPGC president. The fund continues as a lasting tribute to Donna’s memory and her work and carries a 501 (c)(3) designation.
Contributions are made to the fund by individual donors and through CPGC fundraising efforts. CPGC conducts Ancestor Road Shows to raise money for the fund.
The fund gives annual awards of genealogy publications to Connecticut genealogical repositories including the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Historical Society, Godfrey Memorial Library, and multiple local public
Awards given for 2022 were gifts of three books on DNA and Genealogy Standards to twenty-seven libraries in Connecticut. The books gifted were:
Advanced Genetic Genealogy: Techniques and Case Studies by Debbie Parker Wayne
The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger
Genealogy Standards Second Edition Revised by the Board for Certification of Genealogists
Grants Awarded 2003-2022
|Connecticut State Library||2003, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018|
|Connecticut Historical Society||2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013|
|Godfrey Memorial Library||2004|
|Twenty-seven libraries receive gifts of three books on DNA and Genealogy Standards||2022|
|Nineteen libraries receive Court Records resource book||2006|
|Twelve libraries receive Revolutionary War Town Records two-volume book set||2011|
|Six libraries receive the seven-volume Welles Genealogy||2007|
|Donate to the Donna Fund|