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NEW CANAAN, CT -- Horizons at New Canaan Country School recently received two grants totaling $25,000 from Fairfield County's Community Foundation to support the organization's Family Emergency Financial Assistance Fund and it's full-year High School Program.

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TORRINGTON, CT -- Jeanne Fusco, executive director of the Susan B. Anthony Project, has announced a $10,000 grant award from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund. The grant will provide funding to help victims of domestic and sexual violence during what has proven to be a particularly challenging time for those affected by interpersonal violence.

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SOUTHINGTON, CT -- Two organizations located in or serving Southington residents received grant awards from Main Street Community Foundation (MSCF). The grants will help meet basic needs of residents and provide support for the arts.

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NEW BRITAIN, CT -- As the COVID- 19 crisis continues to unfold, the Human Resources Agency of New Britain is able to continue helping families with the help of a grant from The American Savings Foundation. The ASF board of directors approved a grant of $56,500 to HRA for its emergency energy assistance program.

 

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Travelers Championship are providing a two-year grant to the University of New Haven’s Center for Advanced Policing (CAP) and Tow Youth Justice Institute (TYJI) to launch the Connecticut Institute for Youth and Police Relations (CIYPR) in Greater Hartford.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health Foundation elected Kenneth R. Alleyne as chair of its board of directors. He succeeds David I. Newton in chairing the board of Connecticut’s largest independent health philanthropy. In addition to electing a new chair, the foundation board appointed two new members and awarded $342,025 in grants this quarter.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Travelers Companies, Inc. today announced that the 2020 Travelers Championship generated more than $1.6 million for more than 100 charitable organizations. Since Travelers became title sponsor in 2007, the event has generated more than $20 million for more than 750 charities across the region.

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CHESHIRE, CT -- A team effort full of heart will help more than 100 non-profits in more than 20 towns in the Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills areas continue their important work during the COVID-19 pandemic. That team effort is happening at Marion Manufacturing in Cheshire, where workers have volunteered their time to unpack a truck load of PPE so representatives from the non-profits could pick them up. We’re talking about 200,000 surgical masks, 4,000 face shields, close to 800 N-95 masks. All of that made possible because of donations made to a COVID-19 Response Fund by the Greater Waterbury United Way and the Connecticut Community Foundation.

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TORRINGTON, CT -- From June 15th - July 31st, more than 50 nonprofits are participating in Northwest Corner Gives (www.northwestcornergives.org), a crowdfunding giving platform, created by the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation to help local nonprofits raise matching funds for Covid-19 related expenses.

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