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Second Round of 2020 Grants Announced

Second Round of 2020 Grants Announced New Britain, Conn., June 24, 2020 – After a virtual board meeting, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has approved their second round of grants and awarded more than $260,000 to date in grants to a wide variety of community programs serving Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. [...]

2020-06-23T18:45:12+00:00

2019 Year In Review

2019 Year in Review The world has obviously changed since 2019 ended and our front cover of this Year-In-Review shows just some of our work from early 2020. Southington’s Bread For Life (pictured with CFGNB reusable bags) received one of our emergency grants which we created in order to quickly respond to the COVID-19 public [...]

2020-06-23T18:45:31+00:00

Obedzinski Family Charitable Fund

Dave, Kate, and Linda Obedzinski The Obedzinski Family Charitable Fund was established in 2018 as one of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain's Donor Advised Funds. Donor advised funds are established by donors who wish to actively participate in the grantmaking process. Individuals who establish a donor advised fund recommend charitable projects [...]

2020-06-09T15:48:02+00:00

Catalyst Giving Circle Moves to Online Platform

Catalyst Giving Circle Moves to Online Platform New Britain, Conn., June 8, 2020 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is making changes to its Catalyst Giving Circle in order to make meetings safer for members and the topic more relevant during the COVID-19 crisis. The Catalyst Fund brings people who care about Berlin, [...]

2020-06-19T13:36:03+00:00

COVID-19 Emergency Grants

COVID-19 Emergency Grants New Britain, Conn. May 5, 2020 – Amidst the severe challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has designated some of its resources and fundraised to provide other support for two funding options for local organizations serving the residents of Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington. The [...]

2020-06-19T13:34:34+00:00

COVID-19 Initiatives Fund

COVID-19 Initiatives Fund The purpose of the COVID 19 Fund is to provide resources to local organizations serving the residents of Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington due to the current health emergency affecting our region. Donations will 1) fund emergency community initiatives that respond to community needs and help the most vulnerable and 2) [...]

2020-04-17T15:31:20+00:00

Dick Burkarth/Shuttle Meadow Country Club Scholarship Fund

Dick Burkarth/Shuttle Meadow Country Club Scholarship Fund Dick Burkarth retired in 2002 after extraordinary service to Shuttle Meadow Country Club as its golf professional for over forty-three years.   As a tribute to Dick, the Governing Committee of SMCC voted to establish a scholarship in his honor. The Dick Burkarth/SMCC Scholarship is awarded annually to [...]

2020-04-09T14:43:23+00:00

Foundation Offers Free Weekly Webinar for Nonprofits

Foundation Offers Free Weekly Webinar for Nonprofits New Britain, Conn., March 26, 2020 - Beginning Wednesday April 1, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain will be hosting free weekly webinars for local nonprofits to discuss survival tactics during the uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded by the Foundation’s Capacity Building Initiative, the webinars [...]

2020-06-19T13:32:33+00:00

Community Foundation Announces Funding for COVID-19 Initiatives and Unexpected Operating Expenses of Local Nonprofits

Community Foundation Announces Funding for COVID-19 Initiatives and Unexpected Operating Expenses of Local Nonprofits New Britain, Conn., March 25, 2020 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) has taken immediate action to aid local nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the community’s needs increase and continue to change, so does the uncertainty facing [...]

2020-04-01T18:59:43+00:00

Foundation Operations During The Covid-19 Public Health Crisis

Foundation Operations During The Covid-19 Public Health Crisis Our Foundation encourages all of the communities in our service area and beyond to follow all local, state, and CDC guidelines to keep you, your family, and the community safe. Since 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has been the area’s signature resource for those [...]

2020-06-02T17:55:19+00:00