Housing & Shelter

Monday, September 19, 2016
Agencies Seeking Grants to Address Homelessness

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- Local programs and agencies seeking a $10,000 grant to address youth and family homelessness in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington presented proposals to members of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s Catalyst Fund last Thursday, Sept. 15.

Monday, August 15, 2016
Liberty Bank Foundation Grants to Naugatuck Valley Nonprofits

WATERBURY and WOLCOTT, CT -- The Liberty Bank Foundation has awarded organizations in Waterbury and Wolcott $25,750 in grants to support programs that will provide housing and food assistance, youth development, education programs, career exploration, and more.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Fairfield County Community Foundation Provides $25,000 Grant to Shelter for the Homeless

NORWALK, CT -- Shelter for the Homeless received a grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation in the amount of $25,000. As part of the organization’s initiative to expand its supportive housing program, it is developing two additional housing properties. This grant will support the costs associated with a full time Program Coordinator to lead the project and manage the successful implementation of these important community housing resources.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Catalyst Fund Invites Public to Presentation Next Month

NEW BRITAIN, CT – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s Catalyst Fund is inviting the public to a no-obligation presentation on June 9 for existing and prospective new members. The meeting, hosted by the Hospital of Central Connecticut, will feature Catalyst Fund members’ chosen issue for 2016 – Youth and Family Homelessness. Mary Ann Haley, deputy director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, and Stacey Violante, director of the Teen Legal Advocacy Project for the Center for Children’s Advocacy, will present an overview of an issue that is affecting increasing numbers of families throughout the state.