Grants Distribution

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Nonprofits Receive $86,525 in late June Grants

TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded grants to 21 area nonprofit organizations, totaling $86,525 during its second grant cycle of 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Women’s Giving Circle, Aiming to Improve Lives of Women and Girls in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills, Awards First Grants

WATERBURY, CT -- The Women’s Giving Circle at Connecticut Community Foundation, formed in 2017 so members could pool their dollars, study local issues and award grants together to nonprofit organizations tackling issues affecting women and girls in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills, has awarded their first grants—totaling $34,000— to seven community groups.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Draper Foundation Fund Provides $664,800 in Support of Area Nonprofits

TORRINGTON, CT -- The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $664,800. The Fund awarded $535,500 to 19 designated nonprofits and $129,300 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide essential programs and services for residents of Northwest Connecticut.

Monday, June 11, 2018
United Way of Western Connecticut Announces Nearly $500,000 in Grant Funding

DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) announced today the investment of $498,000 to support education, financial stability, and food insecurity programs in Greater Danbury, Greater New Milford, and Stamford. The funding supports households that fall within the ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) income threshold and below. ALICE families earn income above the federal poverty level, but not enough to make ends meet. ALICE includes the people we depend on every day, such as childcare providers, nursing assistants, and grocery store cashiers.