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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Grant Awards Announced by CHEFA

HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) announces 26 awards totaling $1,743,244 through two of its competitive grant programs. These awards will provide funding to nonprofit organizations throughout Connecticut for a wide range of projects and programs.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Community Foundation Receives $8 Million for Animal Welfare and Environment

NEW LONDON, CT -- Peter Grayson Letz, a former resident of North Stonington who died on September 22, 2013, left his residuary estate, which is expected to be approximately $8 million, to the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut (CFECT) for the purposes of promoting animal welfare and protecting the environment and wildlife in New London County. It is the largest gift in CFECT’s 31-year history and will create the PETER GRAYSON LETZ FUND FOR ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT.