NAUGATUCK, CT -- Quinnipiac Professor Courtney McGinnis spent the summer studying the river quality thanks to a $7,876 grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation. She and two research assistants specifically looked for the presence of phthalates, a group of chemicals used to make plastics more flexible.
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GREENWICH, CT -- The Greenwich Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to join “Sustainable CT,” a statewide initiative, created by towns for towns, that includes a detailed menu of sustainability be
WESTPORT, CT -- Newman's Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, provided a grant of $500,000 to Wild Earth Allies to support their global conservation work. The funds will help Wild Earth Allies launch The Wild Fund to protect more of the earth's vital wildlife and habitats.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces two grant opportunities with application deadlines on January 16 and 22, 2018.
NEW LONDON, CT -- A group of land trusts throughout New London County and the state's Eastern region will receive additional services for conservation with a new three-year grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.
HARTFORD, CT -- Three Connecticut foundations, the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Hampshire Foundation and Common Sense Fund, are helping to make Connecticut more sustatainable. More than 200 municipal, business and nonprofit leaders partnered with Eastern Connecticut State University, the Connecticut Economic Resource Center and CCM over the last year to create Sustainable CT.