Year-End Grants Top $230,000

Year-End Community Foundation Grants Top $230,000

Gifts Support Early Childhood Development, Arts, Community Events and More

New Britain, Conn., December 20, 2016 – Highlighted by major funding for early childhood development programs as part of its signature First Years First Initiative, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has wrapped up its 2016 grantmaking year with more than $230,000 in grants and scholarships.

The Community Foundation’s board of directors last week approved $232,300 in grant awards benefitting non-profit organizations and programs serving Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. Included were $3,400 in Community Sponsorship Awards to support local community events in 2017.

A complete wrap-up of the Foundation’s 2016 grantmaking year will be published in January.

Following is a complete list of year-end Community Foundation grants and scholarships:

First Year First (Early Childhood Development)

Arts, Culture & Heritage

Health and Human Services

Community Sponsorship Awards

Additional Grants (donor-advised)

Scholarships

Established in 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is “Where Good Begins” in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. The Foundation works to inspire philanthropy, manage permanent charitable assets effectively, and partner to address key community issues through strategic leadership.  For more information, visit www.cfgnb.org