NEW HAVEN, CT -- Patches won’t fix LEAP’s roof. But a new $75,000 grant will. The grant is coming from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA). LEAP (Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership) is a leading after-school and summer education and rec program for city kids.
Hartford, CT — CHEFA (Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority) today announced a $250,000 one-year grant awarded to United Way of Connecticut to increase resources and training to fight opioid abuse and overdose in Connecticut. The grant, called “Funding the 2-1-1 Opioid Enhanced Information and Referral Initiative,” provides funding for improved access to information and resources for opioid treatment and addiction services available in Connecticut.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Recovering addicts, treatment providers, politicians and others joined together Tuesday to launch a “call to action” about the public health scourge of opioid addiction. The initiative “BPTIamU,” announced in a press conference at Mayor Joe Ganim’s conference room, will include a video series and social media campaign highlighting real stories of people in recovery, resources and access to treatment, and symptoms of overdose. Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority announced Tuesday a one-year $250,000 grant to United Way of Connecticut. A news release said the grant will “provide funding for improved access to information and resources for opioid treatment and addiction services available in Connecticut ...
HARTFORD, CT -- On November 15, 2017, the Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority (CHEFA) Board voted to award a grant in the amount of $75,000 to Wheeler Clinic to expand critical dental care access for low-income Hartford patients at their new Family Health & Wellness Center on Woodland Street.
A total of 12 awards were made by the CHEFA Board of Directors at the November 15, 2017 meeting.
HARTFORD, CT -- The CHEFA Board of Directors has met and approved updated grant program policies.
WALLINGFORD, CT -- Gaylord Hospital recently received a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority to purchase the 15-passenger van. The van will be used for outings designed to help patients re-adjust to normal life.
When CCP was founded in 1969, our job was to evaluate nonprofits on behalf of our members to inform their grantmaking. Today, CCP promotes and supports effective philanthropy for the public good by educating and convening funders across Connecticut. For our 50th anniversary, we’re sharing the story of the Early Childhood Funder Collaborative to illustrate how our mission is made real.