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United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Receives $150,000 from Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority for Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund

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08/19/2020

HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) has awarded a grant in the amount of $150,000 in support of the Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund.

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CHEFA Grant Backs Hartford HealthCare Mobile COVID-19 Testing

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07/31/2020

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) has provided a $400,000 grant to support Hartford Health Care's mobile COVID-19 testing efforts. The award was announced at one of the mobile program’s stops, the First Cathedral Church in Bloomfield. CHEFA grants will support staffing, personal protective equipment (PPE) for staff, tests and other supplies for the mobile sites.

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Gaylord Specialty Healthcare Awarded CHEFA COVID-Relief Grant to Purchase Ultraviolet Cleaning Machine, Intubation Equipment

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07/30/2020

WALLINGFORD, CT -- Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a rehabilitation-focused nonprofit healthcare organization, announces that it has received a $40,800 COVID-relief grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) to help purchase COVID-related equipment.

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CHEFA whiffs on $63M in tax credits for CT nonprofit developments

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07/20/2020

HARTFORD, CT -- Aquasi-public state agency that hoped to draw $63 million in federal tax credits to finance nonprofit development projects in low-income and distressed areas has struck out on its first attempt. The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) was not on a list --  released by the U.S. Treasury last week -- of successful applicants for the so-called New Market Tax Credit program, created in 2003 to attract private investment for developments in poorer census tracts. CHEFA will try again when it submits an application later this year for the next round of credits, which will be awarded about a year from now.

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Summer Youth Learning and Employment Program to serve 1,500 of the Region’s Youth

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07/09/2020

HARTFORD, CT -- Capital Workforce Partners (CWP) is pleased to announce that the Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program (SYELP) will serve nearly 1,500 youth throughout North Central Connecticut at a time when youth and families are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and high unemployment. The sources of SYELP funding include a $1 million commitment from the City of Hartford, $300,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, $150,000 from the Travelers Foundation, $60,000 from the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, $15,000 from the Bank of America Foundation, and $34,500 from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA). Funds from the State of CT Youth Employment Program, and the CT Department of Children and Families have also been committed.

Governor Lamont Announces Statewide Launch of Free Online Job Training Program for Unemployment Claimants

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05/04/2020

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont today announced the statewide expansion of a program that will make free online learning licenses available to recipients of unemployment insurance, including those who have been impacted by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 public health crisis. The SkillUp CT program will significantly expand access to comprehensive online course work from a leading global provider for thousands of Connecticut residents. The program will be funded by the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) under an existing grant to the state’s five regional workforce boards.

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Eastern CT State University Receives Grant from CHEFA

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11/22/2019

WINDHAM, CT -- Eastern Connecticut State University’s Health Sciences Department recently received a $74,303 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority to construct a new physical therapy laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment.

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$75,000 CHEFA Grant Enhances New Radiologic Technology Laboratory

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10/03/2019

HARTFORD, CT -- A newly renovated Radiologic Technology Laboratory opened in the fall semester for students enrolled in the nationally accredited health professions program at Capital Community College. The new lab was made posssible by a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority (CHEFA).

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