TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 27 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $123,350 during its third grant cycle of 2018. The Community Foundation awards discretionary grants to Northwest Connecticut charities three times a year: early spring, late June and late fall.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) today announced that ArtsMentors, a community engagement program for underserved youth, has received $10,000 in funding support from both the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Program and the Richard P. Garmany Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces several grant opportunities with various application deadlines in the coming weeks.
CONNECTICUT -- The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls (CCWG), launched last month with more than 20 members and six funders, gathered at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to celebrate the beginning of the Collective. Members range from Girl Scouts to Planned Parenthood and the Commission on Women, Children and Seniors; the YWCA to The Alliance to End Sexual Violence and Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. Funders of the Collective are Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls; The Community Fund for Women & Girls and The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven; the Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls; The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut’s Women and Girls’ Fund; the Women’s Fund at Connecticut Community Foundation; and the Main Street Community Foundation’s Women & Girls’ Fund. The Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls is guided by the following principles of gender equity, racial justice, LGBTQIA rights, civil rights, disability rights, ending and preventing violence, economic justice, reproductive rights, and immigrants’ rights.
TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation through the Draper Foundation Fund, the Marion Wm.
BRISTOL, CT -- On November 28, a $13,525 grant from The Broad View Fund at Main Street Community Foundation was awarded to support a collaborative exchange between Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, the Bristol Preschool Child Care Center, and the Talcott Center for Child Development. Together, they will be launching an innovative curriculum called Bristol=Resilient Children.