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In the Spotlight

Let the Celebrations Begin!

As part of its Community Sponsorship Awards pilot program, the Community Foundation is providing assistance to eight local community events, each of which plays an important role in boosting civic pride and bringing neighbors together.

In the Spotlight
In the Spotlight

Record-Setting Scholarships

Some 56 area students have been awarded scholarships totaling more than $175,000 from funds managed by the Community Foundation, the largest single-year scholarship award total in the Foundation’s 70-plus years.

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In the Spotlight

A Boost For Southington Kids

The hard work of the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington is paying off: Funding from the Community Foundation’s First Years First Fund and others is helping to implement Southington’s Community Plan for Young Children.

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In the Spotlight

After-School Catalyst

Strengthening and improving the quality of after-school programs serving 10 to 15-year-olds in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington is the goal of this year’s $10,000 Catalyst Fund grant, which will be awarded in November.

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In the Spotlight

Mitch Porydzy’s Legacy

Mitch and Maureen Porydzy’s life together had only just begun when cancer intervened and took Mitch from his family and the Southington community. Nearly 30 years later, the Mitchell J. Porydzy II Memorial Scholarship Fund is preserving Mitch’s legacy.

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In the Spotlght

Child’s Play No More

Retired CFGNB board member Charles Leach looks on at far right as Governor Malloy speaks before a Capitol gathering celebrating establishment of the State Office of Early Childhood. It’s been a long – but fruitful – row to hoe for Connecticut Children’s advocates.

Featured Fund

Prudence Crandall Center, Inc.As a national model with nearly forty years of proven success, Prudence Crandall Center is dramatically improving the lives of 10,000 victims of domestic violence annually. Learn More > >

Video Gallery

Paulette Fox has shaped the lives of countless youth at the Opportunities Industrialization Center – and the Community Foundation has helped along the way. Watch>>
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