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NORWALK, CT -- A generous grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) will provide Norwalk Community College (NCC) students disparately impacted by COVID-19 with emergency financial assistance for technology, food and basic needs.  The NCC Foundation’s goal is to help students whose lives have been disrupted by the crisis stay in school and graduate. 

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NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut on Friday announced its first round of grants from the Neighbors for Neighbors Fund, which was established in mid-March to help those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and has received contributions from hundreds of donors. The grants total $473,517 to 61 recipients.

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A bi-monthly benefit of CCP membership, the May 2020 Member eBrief features: CCP Events and Updates, Member COVID-19 Response, Resources and Opportunities, Policy Update, Colleague News, and Job Opportunities. Remember to login to access this member benefit!

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BRIDGEPORT, CT -- With stay-at-home restrictions in place, the coronavirus has triggered a rise in domestic abuse throughout Connecticut. Center for Family Justice recently partnered with Bank of America to ensure its services are still available to victims of abuse.  

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BRANFORD, CT --- The gratitude from Branford Community Foundation continues into the 12th week of quarantine. As of May 18th, the COVID19 Response Fund for Branford has raised $179,905 and distributed $161,285.

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HARTFORD, CT -- In March, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving launched the COVID-19 Response Fund to rapidly deploy resources to support the residents who are most significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Fund is designed to complement the work of federal, state and municipal government efforts and expand local capacity to address all aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) distributed grants for two COVID-19 reponse programs Artists Respond and Artists Relief.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Travelers through their meal service is helping to prepare hot lunches every single workday that then go out to four different CRT programs. And they plan to keep this up through the end of June.

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DERBY, CT -- Representatives from Valley Community Foundation, Valley United Way, Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Valley Council of Health & Human Services are pleased to announce that grants totaling $15,150 have been distributed to eight organizations in the third round of funding from the Valley Community COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.

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