NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Grace Farms Foundation, a Connecticut-based organization, announced today its new initiative to raise awareness about the use of forced labor in the manufacture of building products.
Arts, Culture & Humanities
PLYMOUTH, CT -- A $1,400 grant from the Betts Family Fund and the Bristol Brass General Grant Fund at Main Street Community Foundation was recently awarded to the Plymouth Historical Society to support the 16-page Passport to Plymouth.
RIDGEFIELD, CT -- Over the last seven months, Terry McManus has spent dozens of hours at Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center digitizing glass plate negatives that photographer Joseph Hartmann created of Ridgefield residents and the town during the early 20th century. Purchase of the digital scanner was made possible through funds raised at the 2018 Fairfield County Giving Day sponsored by Fairfield County's Community Foundation and Bank of America.
Guilford, CT -- The internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus will perform, teach in the public schools, and hold dance and movement classes for the public as part of the 2019 Guilford Performing Arts Festival. The Guilford Foundation, Connecticut Humanities, and Community Foundation for Greater New Haven have also lent crucial support to enable the festival to bring Pilobolus to Guilford.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- Silvermine Arts Center has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Newman's Own Foundation, to support Art Partners, Silvermine's Outreach Education program providing curriculum-based studio art classes each year to over 1,000 under-resourced children and teens in Norwalk and Stamford.
BRISTOL, CT -- thanks to grants from the Dan Cistulli Memorial Music Fund at Main Street Community Foundation, seven lucky students in Bristol will be improving their music skills this summer.