There are many high-performing nonprofit organizations in Fairfield County and Connecticut addressing food insecurity. This research highlights the potential action steps for donors – individual donors, foundations, and corporations/businesses.
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition
WATERBURY, CT -- To support Greater Waterbury through the Covid-19 public health crisis, the American Savings Foundation board of directors awarded a $18,000 grant to Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministries (GWIM).
HARTFORD, CT -- Nearly $1 million in federal support for food, emergency shelters, and homeless prevention services has been awarded to 25 non-profits and municipalities in Hartford County, according to United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- The Cigna Foundation is inviting nonprofits working to create greater access to mental health services to apply for funding through its Healthier Kids For Our Future grant program. The program will provide up to a total of $5 million in grants to community organizations over the next year.
NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut announced today grants of $1,034,525 in support of four strategic priorities: youth empowerment, basic needs and rights, environmental conservation and education, and animal welfare.
DANBURY, CT -- A $38,000 grant from the Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) will enable the CityCenter Danbury Farmers’ Market to make fresh produce accessible to people who might otherwise not have access to healthy food options. The grant also supports new COVID-19 protocols to help keep shoppers safe.