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Northwest Corner Gives Raises $635,280 for Local Nonprofits

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09/08/2020

TORRINGTON, CT -- From June 15-July 31, more than 50 Northwest Connecticut nonprofits posted giving campaigns to www.northwestcornergives.org, a crowdfunding program of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, to raise funds to meet the challenges of operating amid social distancing and remote work requirements created by COVID-19.

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Connecticut nonprofits cutting staff, services in pandemic as revenue from services plunges despite uptick in contributions

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09/07/2020

HARTFORD, CT -- Despite an uptick in individual contributions aided by the surging stock market, Connecticut nonprofit leaders say huge losses in fee-for-service revenue during the coronavirus pandemic have led to reductions in staffing, loss of access for needy residents and — in some cases — programs shutting down entirely.  Melanie Tavares, director of the Nonprofit Support Program at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, comments on changes that philanthropy is making in their funding.

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Women's Business Council Aims to Raise $1M+ for Expanded Grant Program

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09/01/2020

STAMFORD, CT -- The Women’s Business Development Council was planning before the coronavirus crisis to expand a microgrant program to support women-owned small businesses throughout Connecticut. The Women's Business Council wants to provide at least 100 grants of up to $10,000. Webster Bank is contributing $100,000 to the initiative.

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Children's Learning Centers Receives Grant to Support Child-Care Services in Stamford

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08/25/2020

STAMFORD, CT -- The Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County has received a grant of a $35,000 from the United Way of Western Connecticut. The grant will provide critical funding to enable families to access high-quality early childhood education at the the Children’s Learning Centers. The United Way said it is working to help families it describes as Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed, or ALICE.

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