American Savings Foundation
Friday, May 14, 2021
New Britain, CT – The Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Program at the American Savings Foundation and Wheeler have joined together to pilot a new Scholar Assistance Program.
Friday, August 14, 2020
American Savings Foundation Donates to Neighbors in Need Fund to Help Support City Residents, Families
NEW BRITAIN – Supporting more city residents and families, the American Savings Foundation has donated $35,000 toward United Way’s Neighbors in Need Fund. Because United Way already specializes in supporting local nonprofit organizations, the funds were able to get a quick turnaround and have been given toward six New Britain nonprofit organizations, including the Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc., Human Resources Agency of New Britain, the Prudence Crandall Center, YMCA of New Britain and Berlin, the CCARC Services for people with disabilities, and the Consolidated School District of New Britain.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- An American Savings Foundation grant allowed 30 youth to join the workforce and earn their first paychecks this summer. The $75,000 grant supported the New Britain Summer Youth Employment and Learning Programs and paid summer internship programs for college students, providing them with job readiness and career experience.
Monday, August 3, 2020
American Savings Foundation Announces Kenney Scholarship Winners, Including Nearly 50 from New Britian
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The American Savings Foundation announced the recipients of the Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Monday morning. With college students facing extra stress as they navigate the college process during a pandemic, ASF has awarded 107 local students a new scholarship that may help make the financial cost less of a concern.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
WATERBURY, CT -- Thanks to the support of the American Savings Foundation and the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) is providing a six-week Work-Based Learning Summer Program for 40 at-risk and disadvantaged boys and girls from Waterbury. Generous grants of $24,000 from the American Savings Foundation, $10,000 from the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, and in-kind contributions from CJR, have funded this unique summer program, which includes vocational training in culinary arts, video and media production, horticulture and landscaping, and entrepreneurial skills development.