HARTFORD, CT -- Tthe Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a three-year, $250,000 grant to Foodshare to build the capacity of food pantries to fill the gap and offer "one-stop shopping" for food and other resources to promote health and financial wellbeing.
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition
NORWALK, CT - Stepping Stones Museum, Children’s Learning Centers of Connecticut (CLC), Filling in the Blanks, and Wholesome Wave are proud to announce their new collaboration titled Fueling Families. This five-week pilot program provides food, nutrition education and literacy support services for preschoolers in need in Stamford and Norwalk. Support for the pilot program came from: Ritter Family Foundation, Aiello Charitable Foundation, Ernest and Joan Trefz Foundation, Grace J. Fippinger Foundation, Rita and Leo Greenland Foundation, George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation, FactSet, Fairfield County Bank, First County Bank Foundation, Nestle Waters, People’s United Community Foundation, General Re, Palmer’s Darien, Bigelow Tea, and Bob’s Discount Furniture.
GROTON and NEW LONDON, CT -- Recent grants awarded to the Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association will support ongoing projects in Groton and New London. A grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation, given as part of the foundation’s food access and education mission, will support Grasso Technical High School’s farm-to-table programming.
New grants bring total fleet of HPHC-funded mobile markets to eight in New England, helping to increase access to healthy food for low-income families
WELLESLEY, MA -- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation today announced that it awarded more than $1.25 million in grants to 885 nonprofit organizations in more than 350 communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire in 2018. Since its inception in 1980, the Foundation has granted more than $150 million in funds throughout the four states.
WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants totaling $96,000 to ten nonprofit organizations serving residents of 21 towns in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. With these grants, the Foundation aims to build people’s pathways from poverty to prosperity and to support diverse and robust neighborhood, city and regional economies.