The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut awarded more than $758,000 in scholarships to 309 students from across the region this year, an increase of 26 individual scholarships and over $33,000 in total awards from 2019.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
NORWICH, CT -- The Lord Foundation has created a new Special Fund for Arts & Culture, with $100,000 dedicated to assisting nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in New London County that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition is promoting the new grant fund and has suggested possible uses for the funds. Lord said at the outset of the pandemic, the foundation donated $100,000 to the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut’s Neighbors to Neighbors Fund to help human services nonprofits provide basic needs to people in the region. The Cultural Coalition also has established the Culture SECT Economic Recovery Fund through the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Initiatives will increase housing supply, generate housing diversity, and improve the process for approving new residential development
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
NEW LONDON, CT -- The Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition announced Tuesday that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has established the CultureSECT Economic Recovery Fund at the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut. The initiative will support local arts and culture institutions, and individual artists. The Cultural Coalition will recommend awards to be made through the Community Foundation.
Friday, June 12, 2020
NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut announced today grants of $1,034,525 in support of four strategic priorities: youth empowerment, basic needs and rights, environmental conservation and education, and animal welfare.