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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

Scholarship Deadline Nears

Scholarship Deadline At Community Foundation Nears New Britain, Conn., February 27, 2020 – Area students and their families are encouraged to act quickly as deadlines approach for more than $280,000 in 2020 scholarship dollars available through scholarship funds managed by the Community Foundation Greater New Britain. Scholarships are available to 2020 high school senior class students in [...]

2020-03-04T20:56:08+00:00

An Easy Way to Make a Difference

An Easy Way to Make a Difference New Britain, Conn., February 21, 2020 – The members of the Catalyst Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain want to share a unique and affordable opportunity for local residents to come together and make an impact in their community. Now entering its 17th year, membership [...]

2020-02-27T16:10:47+00:00

Census 2020: Connecticut’s Avoidable Fiscal Problem

Census 2020: Connecticut’s Avoidable Fiscal Problem The following opinion piece was written and signed by multiple Connecticut Community Foundations and appeared recently in multiple newspapers statewide including the New Britain Herald and Hartford Courant. Connecticut is at risk of missing out on billions of federal dollars it should rightfully receive. The reason: many residents will [...]

2020-03-04T20:54:42+00:00

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members New Britain, Conn., February 13, 2020– The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has elected two new board members to join the Foundation’s already-strong team of volunteers. Elected to serve new multi-year board terms were Jerrell Hargraves and Pastor Thomas Mills. Jerrell Hargraves Jerrell Hargraves serves as [...]

2020-02-13T15:04:31+00:00