Environment & Animals

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
CT’s Beardsley Zoo Receives $30K Grant

BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has received a $30,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, including a $15,000 award from the foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls. The funds will be used to support the Zoo’s teen program, Conservation Discovery Corps (CDC).

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Rockfall Foundation Planning Restoration, Expansion At Historic Middletown Headquarters

MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Rockfall Foundation has recently begun a multiyear renovation effort to preserve its 1790s deKoven House headquarters and potentially open up even more available office space for environmentally-focused nonprofit organizations. Rockfall recently received a $10,700 grant from the 1772 Foundation and Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation that, with a required match from the organization, will pay for masonry work, painting and other exterior repairs.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Rockfall Foundation Launches 'Fostering Future Stewards' Campaign

MIDDLETOWN, CT -– The Rockfall Foundation recently announced the launch of a special campaign to commemorate 45 years of environmental grant making and support programs for students in the Lower Connecticut River Valley. The Fostering Future Stewards campaign will fund environmental education for kindergarten through 8th grade students with multi-year grants to schools for school-time, after school or summer programs.