Category: Philanthropy

AARP Community Challenge Grant Program Now Accepting 2021 Applications

The program funds quick-action projects; Application Deadline is April 14, 2021 AARP Connecticut invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action projects that can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand or tens…

FCA Corporate Partnerships Help 300 Families

Each year, Family & Children’s Agency (FCA) hosts holiday events for clients sponsored by generous corporations and donors in the community. From parties for children to a holiday bazaar where clients can “shop” for basic care needs at no cost, these events bring our community together and create special holiday memories. In 2020, due to…

Maritime Aquarium marks Black History Month with live-streaming programs celebrating black scientists and authors

NORWALK, CT – Log in to learn the achievements of Black scientists and authors during upcoming live-streaming educational programs offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk during Black History Month. The Virtual programs offered during Black History Month are part of a changing suite of online programs offered weekly by the Aquarium. There’s no set…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Young Writers to Write Fiction on Renowned Scientists Visiting the Mansion

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will launch its eighth annual Young Writers’ Competition on February 1, 2021. The competition titled, A Scientist Visits the Mansion, will end on June 4, 2021 with an awards ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. The competition is open to all middle school students sixth through eighth grade…

Americares Names Stephanie Kauffman Deputy Development Director for Strategic Partnerships

Stamford, CT – Americares, the health-focused relief and development organization, has welcomed Stephanie Kauffman as its new deputy development director, strategic partnerships. In this role, Kauffman is responsible for scaling the growth of corporate, foundation, individual and public fundraising initiatives, as well as cultivating strategic partnerships. Kauffman will lead the organization’s partnerships growth strategy, new…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Receives $1,000 from Fairfield County Bank’s Charity of the Month

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum has received $1,000 from Fairfield County Bank as the recipient of their Charity of the Month program for the month of October 2020. Their generous donation will benefit the Museum’s educational and cultural programs. LMMM Trustee Lynne Byington, Vice President, Fairfield County Bank said, “As an employee of…