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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

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

How You Can Help Others During The Covid-19 Public Health Crisis

How You Can Help Others During The Covid-19 Public Health Crisis Beyond following all local, state, and CDC guidelines to keep you, your family, and the community safe, here are a few ways you can help the most vulnerable in this crisis. Support local food collection efforts when you can. Contribute directly to nonprofit organizations [...]

2020-05-11T19:05:44+00:00

First Years First Initiative Revised to Meet Community Needs

New Britain, Conn., March 20, 2020 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) has revised its First Years First Initiative guidelines in order to continue effectively supporting optimal learning and development of young children in our communities. The First Years First initiative (FYF), established in 2005, is a long-term investment of the CFGNB [...]

2020-04-01T18:52:50+00:00

Scholarship Applicants Needed

New Britain, Conn., March 6, 2020 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is putting out a call for applications to the David Roy Kovacs Scholarship. Unlike most scholarships, the Kovacs scholarship seeks to aid students who weren’t necessarily the top of their class and have financial need. The scholarship targets students who likely [...]

2020-04-01T18:57:18+00:00

Local Artist’s Work Featured at Foundation Center

Local Artist's Work Featured at Foundation Center New Britain, Conn., March 4, 2020 – The newest installment of artwork from local artists is on display in the boardroom of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s Foundation Center located at 74 Vine Street, New Britain. Originally from Amherst, Massachusetts, New Britain resident Kathleen Curran Smits [...]

2020-04-01T18:48:29+00:00

Frank E. Rogers Scholarship for Agricultural Studies

Frank E. Rogers Scholarship for Agricultural Studies The Frank E. Rogers Scholarship for Agricultural Studies was established in 2009 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Rogers Orchards and the legacy of Frank “Bud” Rogers, the orchard’s 6th generation owner. The scholarship provides financial support for graduating seniors of the Carl M. Small Regional Agriculture Center of [...]

2020-03-04T14:14:15+00:00

2020 Champion Awards

Foundation Announces 2020 Champion Award Recipients New Britain, Conn., March 1, 2020 – The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) has awarded three Champion Awards for 2020. The CFGNB established their Champion Awards in order to celebrate and recognize individuals, businesses, organizations, civic groups, and others who have supported the activities of the Foundation in a [...]

2020-03-04T20:45:13+00:00