NEW BRITAIN, CT -- More than $300,000 in grants – including a quarter-million dollar gift package in support of the New Britain Museum of American Art’s major expansion – have been awarded as part of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s first round of grants for the 2014 calendar year.
Arts, Culture & Humanities
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford will host two free outdoor concerts this spring. Employees, Asylum Hill neighbors, local students and the general public are invited to bring their lunches and enjoy the fresh air and music of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra Ensemble -- Monday, May 19 and Wednesday, June 4; 12 to 1 p.m.; The Hartford’s HartBeat Park, 140 Garden Street, Hartford, CT.
HARTFORD, CT -- A musical comedy that had its world premiere as a production of the Hartford Stage Company with the aid of a grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has been nominated for 10 Tony Awards, which are given annually to the best Broadway productions.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven announces that more than $767,000 in gifts and matching funds will be distributed to nonprofits serving Greater New Haven thanks to the generosity of thousands of individuals who gave during The Great Give® 2014 between May 6-7.
NEW LONDON, CT – The National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc is excited to announce that Dime Bank, a state-chartered, mutual bank headquartered in Norwich, Connecticut, has become the first corporate sponsor of the National Coast Guard Museum to be built in New London, Connecticut, donating $15,000 to support the building of this first and only national museum honoring the achievements of US Coast Guard men and women.
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut's Hartford Performs, a nonprofit arts education organization, announced it received a $40,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation to support its Summer Arts Literary Program.