BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The Beardsley Zoo’s Conservation Discovery Corps will continue its programming for teens thanks to a $10,000 grant from People’s United Community Foundation. The grant will support the zoo’s program designed for high school students to work alongside field biologists and study the role of zoos in conservation and education.
STAMFORD, CT -- Throughout their community impact work, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’ Fund for Women & Girls focuses on encouraging girls to develop confidence, find their voices, learn life skills, and make healthy choices. Today’s fifth annual Girls Leadership Summit held at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford is a perfect example of how this organization addresses issues head on by creating inspiring opportunities.
HARTFORD – The Bridge Family Center in West Hartford has been awarded $500 from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation’s Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program.
WILLIMANTIC, CT -- Savings Institute Bank & Trust is accepting submissions for its Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. The contest, organized by the American Bankers Association Foundation, is a national competition that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of saving money and inspire their peers to become lifelong savers.
Every year, through Bank of America's Student Leaders program they help connect 225 community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- People's United Bank , N.A. a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), will celebrate its 175th anniversary on December 24th. To commence the celebration, the bank today announced a $175,000 grant from People's United Community Foundation to Junior Achievement USA, who will use the funding for upcoming regional financial literacy and career-readiness programs for youth across six states that align with the People's United footprint, including: CT, NY, MA, VT, NH, ME. This is the single largest one-time grant gifted by the Foundation to a non-profit organization since launching in 2007.