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Foundation Offering Fundraising Workshops to Nonprofits

Foundation Offering Fundraising Workshops to Nonprofits January 26, 2021 (New Britain, Conn.) – The Capacity Building Initiative of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) was started in 2018 to provide local nonprofit organizations with resources aimed at strengthening organizational functioning. In 2021, the CFGNB will host an all-new series of workshops to nonprofits [...]

2021-01-26T20:29:08+00:00

Foundation’s Capacity Building Initiative Offers Multiple Opportunities for Nonprofit Organizations

Foundation's Capacity Building Initiative Offers Multiple Opportunities for Nonprofit Organizations January 5, 2021 (New Britain, Conn.) – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s (CFGNB) Capacity Building Initiative is offering multiple opportunities for local nonprofits who serve the communities of Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington. The Initiative, which began in 2018, provides agencies with [...]

2021-01-21T15:08:12+00:00

Former Scholarship Recipient Named to Lead U.S. Department of Education

Former Scholarship Recipient Named to Lead U.S. Department of Education President-elect Joe Biden has named state education Commissioner Miguel Cardona, a former Berlin public school student teacher and Central Connecticut State University graduate, to lead the U.S. Department of Education. Miguel was also the 1998 recipient of our Alma Exley Scholarship. Miguel grew up in [...]

2021-01-04T15:24:02+00:00

Foundation Awards Mini Grants to Local Nonprofits

Foundation Awards Mini Grants to Local Nonprofits November 4, 2020 (New Britain, Conn.) - The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on operations and programming for non-profit organizations has been significant. The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) and the Farmington Bank Community Foundation (FBCF) recently partnered to provide mini grants of up to $2,000 [...]

2020-11-16T14:38:39+00:00

Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington

Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is a proud sponsor of the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS). ECCS is a group of committed educators, parents, grandparents, healthcare and childcare providers, business owners, civic organizations and members of the community who are deeply invested in the growth, development and [...]

2020-11-05T18:03:33+00:00

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Presents Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Presents Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund November 3, 2020 (New Britain, Conn.) – A new scholarship fund has been established at the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. The Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund is the latest to be added to the Foundation’s growing number of scholarships. Anna Sielawko [...]

2020-11-30T16:47:13+00:00

Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund

Anna Sielawko Engineering Scholarship Fund Anna Sielawko immigrated to the United States from Poland when she was a young girl and attended New Britain Public Schools. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Hartford and a Master of Science in Engineering and Finance from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute. [...]

2020-10-22T12:35:04+00:00

Dr. Lorraine G. Spranzo Scholarship Fund

The Dr. Lorraine G. Spranzo Scholarship Fund The Dr. Lorraine G. Spranzo Scholarship was initiated in 1996 by the New Britain General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni & Associates, Inc. in honor of Dr. Lorraine Spranzo (aka Lorrie Keller), who was, at the time of her death, an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University [...]

2020-10-08T14:55:06+00:00

Foundation Observing Fire Prevention Week

Foundation Observing Fire Prevention Week October 1, 2020 (New Britain, Conn.) - In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national observance, taking place each year during the week of October 9 in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire, which began on October 8, 1871. This year, Fire Prevention Week will take place [...]

2020-10-14T15:32:21+00:00

Catalyst Fund Awards Grants

Catalyst Fund Awards Grants September 28, 2020 (New Britain, Conn.) – On Tuesday, September 22, The Catalyst Giving Circle at the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain awarded five grants to local nonprofits. The Catalyst Fund is comprised of a group of community-minded citizens interested in improving the quality of life in Greater New Britain. Members [...]

2020-10-14T15:29:16+00:00