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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

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