WOODBRIDGE, CT -- On December 19, at a ceremony held at the Energize Connecticut Center in North Haven, the Amity Teen Center received a Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Program grant from AVANGRID, Inc. for $9,283.98. This grant is aimed at helping community neighborhood organizations . . .
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- For the eighth consecutive year, employee volunteers from Farmington Bank spent a day at Holmes Elementary School using Junior Achievement curricula to teach the fundamentals of business and economics.
HARTFORD, CT -- More students will have access to internships and other job development training thanks to a one-year, $150,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Pubic Giving to support the Hartford Student Internship Program.
BRISTOL, CT -- On Tuesday, November 28th Bristol Youth Services was awarded a $2,000 grant to support the Skills to Pay the Bills program. The grant from the Men & Boys’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation will expand the program, which has been offered to young women for the past 10 years, to include young men attending Bristol Public Schools.
HARTFORD, CT -- In an ongoing effort to reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes among 16-to 19-year-olds and better alert teens and their parents of the dangers, the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles and Travelers are once again launching their annual Teen Safe Driving Video contest for high school students. Entries are due by December 15, 2017. Travelers will award up to $26,000 in cash prizes to the winning students and their high schools.
HARTFORD, CT -- In an effort to promote financial literacy learning for black youth in Hartford, the YMCA of Metropolitan Hartford has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Black Giving Circle at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support financial literacy programming offered to over 200 youth participating in YMCA programs.