Connecticut Community Foundation
Friday, August 27, 2021
Waterbury, CT - Connecticut Community Foundation’s members have elected four community leaders with a history of service in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills to join their Board of Trustees. Avery Gaddis, Tomas Olivo, Jean Solomon and Saran D. White will join a board composed of local residents from across 21 towns in the Foundation’s service area.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Momentum Fund announced today that it has awarded $8.5 million in grants to 129 501(c)(3) organizations around the country managing COVID-19 relief funds that provide grants and other forms of direct support to community-run organizations working with communities of color, historically marginalized populations, and other groups being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic that continues to ravage these communities.
Friday, September 4, 2020
Over $750,000 in New Grants by Connecticut Community Foundation Include Funds to Combat Hunger, Child Sex Trafficking, Substance Abuse and Chronic Disease
WATERBURY, CT -- From April through June, Connecticut Community Foundation awarded over $750,000 in grants to dozens of nonprofit organizations serving residents of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.
Friday, June 26, 2020
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.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood today announced that it has launched “CTCARES for Family Child Care” to provide support to licensed family child care providers during the COVID-19 public health emergency and beyond.