HARTFORD, CT -- Thanks to $5,000 in grant funding from the Richard P. Garmany Fund, a donor advised fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, free public workshops are being offered across the city of Hartford in the weeks leading up to Night Fall, a free celebratory performance on Saturday, October 8 in Hartford's Pope Park.
Arts, Culture & Humanities
WATERBURY, CT -- In its May grant round, Connecticut Community Foundation awarded a total of $18,800 in sponsorship grants to 23 nonprofit organizations hosting community events in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills in the coming months. The sponsored events included concerts, history tours, fundraising parties, festivals and community celebrations.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Ensworth Charitable Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $15,000 to Hartford Public Library in support of its Lifelong Learning for Older Adults program. All classes are free and open to the public and specifically target the Hartford community over the age of 55.
FARMINGTON, CT -- The Farmington Bank WTIC Community Concert Series featuring Simply Swing today announced its 2018 schedule of free concerts by the popular 10-piece swing orchestra based in Connecticut.
NORWICH, CT -- The Chelsea Groton Foundation announced $100K in funding for a multi-year project of supporting the revitalization of Downtown Norwich through a Global City Initiative.
WATERBURY, CT -- The Greater Waterbury YMCA’s “Art by the Green” is among the projects newly funded by Connecticut Community Foundation in its latest grand round. In total, the Foundation awarded $84,000 to ten local nonprofit organizations whose projects promote innovative and immersive arts and culture experiences in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.