Category: Philanthropy

Merryall Center for the Arts Receives “Pride in the Hills” Grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation

The grant recognizes the Merryall Center for its support of LGBTQ+ people in the greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills area New Milford, Conn. (May 24, 2022) – The Merryall Center, est. 1951, recently received a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation Pride in the Hills Fund. The Fund awards grants to entities whose work supports,…

Fairfield County Bank continues partnership with CRA Partners Senior Crimestoppers

Ridgefield, CT – Fairfield County Bank joined with CRA Partners to help vulnerable seniors by funding the Senior Crimestoppers program to protect those who live and work in Augustus Manor in Stamford and the Bridgeport Elderly Apartments. CRA Partners, powered by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation, is a national organization that offers banks federally…

CT Humanities to Award Generous Quick Grant to Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum for New Exhibition on Sustainable Fashion

Norwalk, CT – Connecticut Humanities has awarded a $4,999 Quick Grant to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in support of a new exhibition titled, Making It Last: Sustainable Fashion in Victorian America, which will open to the public on May 19, 2022. Dr. Jason Mancini, executive director at CT Humanities said, “Congratulations to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion…

Dedicated couple donate $20 million towards new Norwalk Hospital Patient Pavilion

Pillars of the community, Carol and George Bauer continue their legacy of giving and enhancing health and wellness services at Norwalk Hospital NORWALK, CT – Carol and George Bauer have generously donated $20 million towards construction of Norwalk Hospital’s new Patient Pavilion. The Bauer Family Pavilion is Norwalk Hospital’s largest expansion project in its history,…

Norwalk Mayor Rilling Announces the Nonprofit Organizations Selected for the Norwalk Community Recovery Fund Program

Norwalk, CT – Today, Monday, May 16, 2022, Mayor Rilling announced the local nonprofit organization recipients selected to receive one-time grant funds from the Norwalk Community Recovery Fund Program. The City of Norwalk created this program to distribute $1.5 million in federal funds provided by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 for the…

Housatonic Community College Foundation Announces  Two New Board Members

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Willie McBride, Jr. and Ramon Peralta. These appointments bring the total number of current HCCF Board members to eighteen. HCCF assists Housatonic Community College and its students by expanding access to quality, affordable higher…