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BRISTOL, CT -- Main Street Community Foundation (MSCF) is accepting applications for grants distributed from the Men & Boys’ Fund. Nonprofit organizations with programs serving men and boys in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott are invited to apply. Proposals are due by 4 pm on September 11, 2020.

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NORWICH, CT -- The Lord Foundation has created a new Special Fund for Arts & Culture, with $100,000 dedicated to assisting nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in New London County that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition is promoting the new grant fund and has suggested possible uses for the funds. Lord said at the outset of the pandemic, the foundation donated $100,000 to the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut’s Neighbors to Neighbors Fund to help human services nonprofits provide basic needs to people in the region. The Cultural Coalition also has established the Culture SECT Economic Recovery Fund through the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

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WESTPORT, CT -- Newman's Own Foundation will provide SeriousFun with $1 million over and above their regular giving to help SeriousFun's 16 Member Camps provide virtual camp and family weekend programs, live-streamed programs, virtual discussion groups, at-home activity resources, and camp-inspired recipes to make at home, among many more. All programming and materials are provided to the campers free of charge.

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DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Danbury Fair Mall to conduct a food drive to benefit the Danbury Food Collaborative and its member pantries.

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MILFORD, CT -- Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Milford has been awarded a $90,000 multi-year grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The grant will be paid out in $30,000 increments over three years to provide general operating assistance for the shelter, its support services, advocacy and community education.

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NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The American Savings Foundation announced the recipients of the Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Monday morning. With college students facing extra stress as they navigate the college process during a pandemic, ASF has awarded 107 local students a new scholarship that may help make the financial cost less of a concern.

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NEW CANAAN, CT -- New Canaan Community Foundation announced the fourth round of grants awarded through their COVID-19 Response Fund and related efforts. Grants this week invest specifically in child care and summer options for youth. Since its launch, the fund has rapidly invested more than $440,000 in community partners.

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FARMINGTON, CT -- Connecticut Health and Development Insititute welcomes Cynthia Fitzgerald to the Board of Directors of the Children’s Fund of Connecticut and CHDI.

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BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Fairfield County's Community Foundation recently announced a brand new $25,000 challenge grant benefitting Bridgeport Public School teachers.

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