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.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- The New Canaan Community Foundation recently announced $531,000 in grant investments supporting local nonprofit organizations.
TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Draper Foundation Fund and Marion Wm.
TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has allocated a minimum of $55,000 to distribute to public charities and faith-based organizations in its 20-town service area* for year-end critical-needs grants. Grants are made possible through the Draper Foundation Fund and the Marion Wm. & Alice Edwards Fund. Applications are due by Friday, October 11, 2019. Grants will be awarded in December 2019.
WINSTED, CT -- Students at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in need of assistance with the basic needs of life soon will have a bit more help. The institution announced Monday it has received a $6,000 grant from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, which will go to bolster its Student Emergency Fund.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Members of the Greater Bridgeport Family Economic Security Coalition, elected government officials, coordinated by the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS) and Internal Revenue Service have kicked-off the start of the 2019 tax season. VITA is a program sponsored by the IRS, where trained volunteers prepare and file state and federal returns for low- and moderate-income families for free. Families who generally had an income of $55,000 or less in 2018 may qualify for additional tax credits. This year’s VITA campaign is made possible with support from the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, Citi Community Development, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and Near & Far Aid.