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NEW CANAAN, CT -- SafeHaven for Kids, a core program of Kids In Crisis announces receipt of a $15,000 grant from the New Canaan Community Foundation. SafeHaven for Kids provides 24-hour Crisis Helpline counseling and referrals, In-Person Crisis Intervention, and a comprehensive Emergency Shelter Program for Connecticut newborn to 18-year-old kids of any race, ethnicity, religion, community of origin, socio-economic status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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NORWICH, CT -- The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded over $464K during the Spring giving cycle – $451,813 in grants to 85 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island, $5,900 and counting to area non-profits through the Acts of Kindness program, and $6,500 in scholarships to 13 graduating seniors from area high schools.

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NORWICH, CT -- This spring, The Chelsea Groton Foundation approved a record $451,813 in grants to 85 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. Over $85,000 was approved for organizations that needed emergency support for basic human needs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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KENT, CT -- The Kent Library Association has announced it has received a $6,300 grant from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, the Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund, and the Northwest Corner Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Nonprofits will benefit from some extra financial support from the Travelers Championship, even in a year when the tournament itself is far from normal. As a PGA Tour event, 100 percent of the Travelers Championship’s net proceeds each year go to charity. Since 1952, the tournament has generated more than $42 million in those efforts, including nearly $20 million since Travelers became the title sponsor in 2007 and $2.1 million last year alone.

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HARTFORD, CT --  In an effort to expand the traditional historical narrative of Hartford, Hartford Public Library will work with city teens, elders, and local artists to create public art celebrating the stories of city change makers from the Black, Latinx, and indigenous communities. The Ensworth Foundation of Bank of America awarded the library a $14,000 grant to support the project.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation) and United Way of Greater New Haven (United Way) are pleased to announce that more than $1.4 million has been awarded to 80 organizations from the Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund (The Fund).

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WINSTED, CT -- Northwestern Connecticut Community College is pleased to announce the award of a $15,000 grant from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, the Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund and the Neighbor to Neighbor Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. The grant funds will be used to support and aid students who have been, and continue to be, affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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HARTFORD, CT -- State and local officials during a socially distanced groundbreaking ceremony praised the 30,000-square-foot development’s goal of serving an additional 1,500 children in the city’s southeast corridor at the former Alfred E. Burr Elementary School.  A campaign aimed at financing the new clubhouse has raised $21 million of its $20-million fundraising goal to cover the cost of construction and operation of the club for the first five years. Donations of $1 million were also provided by Travelers Cos., Stanley Black & Decker and Raytheon Technologies Corp. (formerly United Technologies Corp.).  Bank of America donated $750,000, Hartford law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP donated $250,000 and an anonymous donor contributed $1 million.

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WALINGFORD, CT -- In the fall of 2018, neither Gaylord Specialty Healthcare nor Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority (CHEFA) could foresee how important the grant request and CHEFA’s positive decision would be 13 months into the future.

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