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HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) is pleased to announce the FY 2019 Nonprofit Grant Program awardees.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Nonprofit organizations across the Greater Hartford region are facing an increased demand for services despite limited government funding and declining donations.  Some local organizations are proactively meeting this challenge by generating additional revenue through social enterprise: selling a product or service that complements their mission and supports the financial sustainability of the organization.

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DULUTH, GA -- More than 200 students from 42 veterinary schools in the U.S. and six other countries will forego vacation this summer and spend time in labs and classrooms. They will conduct hands-on research, network with academic and industry leaders and develop presentations of their research that they will share at a symposium in Boston in late July.

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BRISTOL, CT -- Friday evening, June 14th, more than 100 people attended “Family, Fun & Fathers”, a night of bowling, mini-golf and food at Lessard Lanes in Plainville. Hosted by the Men & Boys’ Fund of Main Street Community Foundation, this night was a way to honor and spend time with fathers and families while supporting local men and boys.

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NEW CANAAN, CT - Grace Farms Foundation is seeking an Assistant Director of Community and Partnerships to help drive the strategic evolution and planning of the Grace Farms Foundation Community Initiative.

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HARTFORD, CT - Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation is seeking a Director of Development to plan, organize, and direct all aspects of communications and development.

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FARMINGTON, CT -- One of the many questions surrounding the pending merger between UTC and Massachusetts-headquartered Raytheon, announced almost simultaneously with this year’s Special Olympics, is what happens next year?  Will the merged company, Raytheon Technologies, continue to support nonprofit organizations in Connecticut to the extent that UTC has, in many instances, for decades.  That remains a question not only at Special Olympics, but at nonprofit organizations large and small throughout the state.

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MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Rockfall Foundation is currently seeking nominations for the 2019 Environmental Champion Awards. Nominations are being accepted from now until July 22, 2019.

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TORRINGTON, CT -- The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $714,145. The Fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $167,395 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide essential programs and services for residents of Northwest Connecticut.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The newest recipients of a $1.6 million annual college scholarship program were honored by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving this week at the Greater Hartford Arts Academy’s Theater for the Performing Arts. These students received new scholarships to attend two-year and four-year schools across the nation.

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