NEWINGTON, CT -- Farmington Bank Community Foundation recently approved $160,000 in education grants. Recipients included early childhood literacy, after school programming and educational enrichment. Grants were made to organizations located in Hartford County. Given the uncertainty and timing of the state reopening grants are considered flexible in their funding allowing organizations to adapt and modify operations in order to best serve their constituency.
Following is a listing of recently approved Farmington Bank Community Foundation grants:
American School for the Deaf
Aurora Foundation for Women & Girls – Matching Grant for YWCA Career Women
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Inc. – Summer Enrichment Experiences
Hartford Promise, Inc.
Hartford Youth Scholars
Hartford’s Camp Courant
Literacy Volunteers of Central CT
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
Our Piece of the Pie
Real Art Ways
Compass Youth Collaborative
Connecticut Audubon Society
Connecticut Storytelling Center, Inc.
Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
CT Jump$tart Coalition
CT Science Center
Girl Scouts of Connecticut, Inc.
Greater Hartford Arts Council
Hartford Performs, Inc
Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall Corporation
Jumpstart for Young Children
Reach Out and Read, Inc
Read to A Child Inc.
Read to Grow
Tunxis Community College Foundation Inc
The foundation also awarded COVID 19 grants to Foodshare and Journey Home in support of their efforts to serve families and households in need.