Out-of-School/After School

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Grants Provide a Work-Based Learning Summer Program to Students in Waterbury

WATERBURY, CT -- Thanks to the support of the American Savings Foundation and the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) is providing a six-week Work-Based Learning Summer Program for 40 at-risk and disadvantaged boys and girls from Waterbury. Generous grants of $24,000 from the American Savings Foundation, $10,000 from the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, and in-kind contributions from CJR, have funded this unique summer program, which includes vocational training in culinary arts, video and media production, horticulture and landscaping, and entrepreneurial skills development.

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Foundation grant to aid ASAP!

WASHINGTON, CT -- ASAP! in Washington has received a $3,000 grant from the American Savings Foundation. The grant is intended to help cover costs for 60 students in Waterbury and Torrington who attend ASAP!’s two-week summer camp in July.