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Non-Profit Workshop Series to Return

Community Foundation Offers Non-Profit Workshop Series With Farmington Bank Community Foundation Board Development to be Focus of 2019 Sessions; Application Deadline is January 31 New Britain, Conn., December 18, 2018 – Following a highly successful first year, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB), in partnership with Farmington Bank Community Foundation, will offer a [...]


2018 Grants Top $1.5 Million

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Concludes Grantmaking Year with More than $214,000 in Grants Nearly $200,000 Earmarked for Community Initiatives; 2018 Grants Total More than $1.5 Million New Britain, Conn., December 20, 2018 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain recently concluded its 2018 grantmaking year, authorizing more than $214,000 in grant awards including [...]


Applications Simplified for Community Sponsorships

Community Sponsorship Award Applications Now Accepted Year-Round New Britain, Conn., December 19, 2018 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s popular Community Sponsorship Awards program, which since its debut in 2014 has awarded nearly $60,000 in sponsorships supporting community events organized by local non-profit programs, is making it simpler for event organizers to apply [...]


Jim Williamson: A Legacy of Leadership

  Long-time Community Foundation President James G. Williamson, who led the Foundation for nearly 13 years prior to his August 2017 retirement, passed away on November 1, 2018. The community is invited to a memorial service in Jim’s honor on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Church, 1855 Albany Avenue, West Hartford. [...]


CCARC Earns Catalyst Grant

CCARC Earns $10,000 Catalyst Grant to Address Autism Workshop Series for Families of Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Earns Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Group’s Support New Britain, Conn., December 5, 2018 – Managing the day-to-day needs of a child or young adult with autism can be overwhelming for families, and [...]


New Fund Pays Tribute to Williamson

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Establishes James G. Williamson Education Assistance Fund in Memory of Former President New Fund to Assist College Students Struggling to Complete Degrees During Era of Shrinking Sources of Financial Aid; Foundation Jump Starts Fund with $10,000 Gift New Britain, Conn., November 16, 2018 – At a time when the [...]


CFGNB Supports Southington’s Apples & Arts Project

  (The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is a proud sponsor of Apples & Arts, a collaborative public art project to benefit Bread for Life, Southington Community Services, Southington Community Cultural Arts and United Way of Southington. As part of the project the Foundation sponsored an apple core, designed with and painted by Stephanie [...]


Catalyst Presentations to be Made

Community Foundation Catalyst Members to Hear from Finalists Presentations to be Made this Week by Programs Seeking to Provide Services for Young Adults with Autism and their Families; Grant Award Slated for November New Britain, Conn., September 18, 2018 – Representatives of three programs seeking to provide services for young adults with autism and their [...]


$280,000 in Grants Awarded

Community Foundation Awards More than $280,000 in Grants Funding Supports Programs Serving Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, Southington New Britain, Conn., September 18, 2018 – In its second round of funding of the year, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded more than $280,000 in grants to a wide variety of community programs serving [...]


Schaller Auto World Donates School-Safety Grants

(The following story appeared in The New Britain Herald on August 20, 2018) Schaller Auto World Donates School-Safety Grants By Charles Paullin New Britain Herald BERLIN - Schools in the area are the beneficiary of grants given out by a local dealership to help increase school security measures. Schaller Auto World of New Britain gave [...]