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June 7 Catalyst Fund Meeting Open to Public

More Members Than Ever Before Expected for Year 16: Public Invited to Join or Explore The Catalyst Group at June 7 Meeting Reenergized Membership Adopts Autism for Focus of 2018 Funding; University of Saint Joseph Expert to Discuss Current Trends and Gaps in Services New Britain, Conn., May 16, 2018 – Thanks to a new member [...]


More than $250,000 in Grants Awarded

More than $250,000 Awarded as Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Makes First Grants of 2018 Grants Benefit Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, Southington; Summer Education and Enrichment Programs for New Britain Students Gain Major Support New Britain, Conn., April 17, 2018 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s first grant awards of 2018 have been [...]


Opinion: Charitable giving under threat with new tax law

  (The following opinion piece authored by Community Foundation of Greater New Britain President David Obedzinski was published in the April 16, 2018 edition of The Hartford Business Journal.  Localized versions were also published in The New Britain Herald and Berlin Citizen. To download a copy of this article, click here).   Charitable giving under threat [...]


Chamber Business After-Hours

Philanthropy = Good Business More than 50 leaders from the Greater New Britain business and non-profit communities gathered at The Foundation Center at 74A Vine Street on Thursday, April 12, 2018, to network and learn about the work of the Community Foundation at a Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce Business After-Hours event. Guests [...]


Foundation, Bees Partner to Aid Hurricane Victims

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, New Britain Bees Partner to Support Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Relief Fund Portion of Ticket Sales for “Community of Caring Night” May 19 to Benefit Victims; Displaced Students, Families to Attend Game vs. York Revolution Free of Charge New Britain, Conn., April 12, 2018 – The Community Foundation of [...]


Ricci Leads Board

Hospital for Special Care’s Lynn Ricci Assumes Chairmanship of Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Kensington’s Ed Kindelan Joins Board, Plainville Attorney Paul Zagorsky is Vice Chair; Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin adds Leslie Cifone as Board Member New Britain, Conn., March 13, 2018 – Hospital for Special Care President and Chief Executive [...]


Scholarship Deadlines Approach

Application Deadlines Approach for More than $215,000 in Scholarships at Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Students, Families are Encouraged to Act Soon New Britain, Conn., March 13, 2018 – Area students and their families are encouraged to act quickly as deadlines approach for more than $215,000 in 2018 scholarship dollars available through scholarship funds managed [...]


Catalyst Fund Member Update

Response “Outstanding” as Membership Drive Continues for Community Foundation’s Catalyst Fund New Sign-Ups, Increased Interest Put Foundation on Pace to Exceed 2017 Totals New Britain, Conn., March 13, 2018 – Only one month into a membership drive designed to build engagement in community philanthropy, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) reports that new sign-ups [...]