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.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford (BGCH) broke ground Thursday morning on a new $20-million recreation facility in Hartford's South End that it plans to debut later next year. A campaign aimed at financing the new clubhouse has raised $21 million of its $20-million fundraising goal to cover the cost of construction and operation of the club for the first five years. Donations of $1 million were provided by The Hartford Financial Services, Travelers Cos., Stanley Black & Decker, and Raytheon Technologies Corp. (formerly United Technologies Corp.). Bank of America donated $750,000, Hartford law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP donated $250,000, and an anonymous donor contributed $1 million.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- Laura McCargar, president of the Perrin Family Foundation, recent op-ed in CT Mirror's CT Viewpoints, lifts up youth voice during the coronavirus pandemic.
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DANBURY, CT -- A local program has helped children in struggling families participate in activities outside of school. More than 1,000 out-of-school activities for children have been paid for since 2017 through a United Way of Western Connecticut program, the non-profit has announced.