HARTFORD, CT --What will it take to tackle climate change in a meaningful way? What actions can people take so they can make a real difference?
Environment & Animals
NORWALK, CT -- Norwalk is the latest Connecticut municipality to join Sustainable CT, a statewide initiative that offers detailed array of sustainability best practices, tools and resources, peer learning, and opportunities for recognition. The town of Thomaston joined the initiative in July. Three Connecticut philanthropies – The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, the Hampshire Foundation, and the Common Sense Fund – have supported the program’s development and launch.
NORTH HAVEN, CT -- The Animal Haven, one of the oldest, private, no kill shelters for homeless dogs and cats in Connecticut, today celebrated its grand reopening and broke ground for the construction of a new cat wing. The renovations were made possible in part by a grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven from the Lillian and Henry A. Konopacke Fund.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Morris and Irmgard Wessel Fund announced that the latest winners of its Unsung Heroes Award are the Immigrant Bail Fund for standing up for our immigrant neighbors and Doreen Abubakar, a social entrepreneur and environmental educator in New Haven’s Newhallville neighborhood.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Board of Directors of the Rockfall Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promotes and supports environmental education and conservation in the Lower Connecticut River Valley, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Assadourian as Development Director.
MANCHESTER, CT -- The SBM Charitable Foundation of Manchester awarded CT Audubon Society a $61,000 grant to bring its award-winning Science in Nature program to elementary school kids in 79 classes in East Hartford, Manchester, Killingly and Putnam.