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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

Community Foundation Announces Promotion

Community Foundation Announces Promotion New Britain, Conn., September 15, 2020 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) has promoted Candice Tabone to Program Manager. Tabone graduated from Central Connecticut State University where she majored in Psychology and minored in Community Engagement. Before joining the Foundation, Candice worked in the Dean’s Office for the [...]

2020-09-15T15:44:25+00:00

Foundation Offers Mini Grants to Support Organizations During Pandemic

Foundation Offers Mini Grants to Support Organizations During Pandemic New Britain, Conn., August 31, 2020 – The impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on operations and programming for non-profit organizations is significant. The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) is offering mini grants of up to $2,000 to help organizations make modifications, purchases, changes [...]

2020-09-15T15:42:48+00:00

Foundation Directory Online Interactive Zoom Series

New Britain, Conn. August 20, 2020 - The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) is offering a two-part interactive Zoom series to nonprofits to learn how to find potential funding sources using the Foundation Directory Online (FDO) and the basics of how to write a grant proposal.  The series is free; participation can be [...]

2020-08-31T16:32:29+00:00

CFGNB Catalyst Fund Focused on COVID-19 Impact on Arts Organizations

CFGNB Catalyst Fund Focused on COVID-19 Impact on Arts Organizations New Britain, Conn., July 15, 2020 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is accepting grant applications with requests of up to $3,000 each from small to mid-sized arts organizations with revenue of $500,000 or less. These grants are part of the Foundation’s annual [...]

2020-07-22T16:20:37+00:00

Local Students Receive More Than $245,000 in Scholarship Awards from Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Local Students Receive More Than $245,000 in Scholarship Awards from Community Foundation of Greater New Britain New Britain, Conn., July 6, 2020– The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded $245,890 in scholarships to 70 students from Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, Southington and other communities through a variety of managed scholarship funds established by individual [...]

2020-07-22T16:17:42+00:00

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