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NAUGATUCK, CT -- Liberty Bank Foundation, Ion Bank Foundation, People’s United Bank and Connecticut Community Foundation awarded the YMCA grants totaling $45,000 to repair its roof. These funds are part of a match to the state Department of Economic and Community Development's $50,000 historic preservation grant.

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HARTFORD, CT -- To paraphrase Connecticut’s private, nonprofit social service agencies: Gov. Ned Lamont just doesn’t get it. Frustration with Lamont, who rebuffed a request from nonprofits for $100 million of the state’s $2.5 billion reserve, recently surged after the governor urged the agencies to ask more from wealthy donors.

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The blumshapiro Foundation will be accepting grant applications from qualified 501(c)3 organizations for 2020 funding beginning May 31, 2020 through July 31, 2020.

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WATERTOWN, MA -- Tufts Health Plan Foundation donated $250,000 to Connecticut non-profits focused on health equity and the social determinants of health, including organizations working for addiction recovery, improving access to affordable healthy food and healthy aging.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Foodshare, a regional food bank based in Bloomfield, Conn., recently received a $5,000 grant from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Dari Farms of Tolland to support Mobile Foodshare, the organization’s pantry-on-wheels program.

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EAST HARTFORD, CT -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies (UTX), today gifted $100,000 to a scholarship program for students in the University of Hartford’s Mechanical Engineering program in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA).

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FARMINGTON, CT -- The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) awarded $125,000 in grants to improve efficiency and reduce unnecessary use of emergency departments by youth with behavioral health needs and explore the role of pediatric primary care in promoting population health.

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EAST HARTFORD, CT -- In honor of Veterans Day 2019, American Eagle Financial Credit Union awarded the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVCL) and the Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation with grants from the American Eagle Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

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WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The nonprofit SockStarz store opened the business in September with a grant that came to it through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s social enterprise accelerator program. It is one of 10 nonprofit businesses launched through the project.

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NEW MILFORD, CT -- The Marc R. Mills Memorial Fund, through the Connecticut Community Foundation, has awarded grants to The Pratt Nature Center.

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