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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

Fireworks? Of Course!

The Community Foundation and the American Savings Foundation teamed up to help save New Britain’s Great American Boom, one of the finest July 4 fireworks displays in the state. Their combined generosity made for a memorable evening.

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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 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.

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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 Spotlight

CFGNB Boosts Museum Expansion

Few communities are home to the kind of asset that is the New Britain Museum of American Art. The Community Foundation is helping to preserve this landmark treasure with a major gift in support of the Museum’s planned expansion.

Featured Fund

Soroptimist logoThe Walk of Life Endowment Fund was established by Soroptimist International of the Americas Northeastern Region to provide a legacy for the maintenance and upkeep of the Walk of Life in Walnut Hill Park in New Britain, Connecticut. Learn more > >

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As a small business owner and influential voice in New Britain, Mark Bernacki knows the importance of a strong community partner like the Community Foundation. Watch>>
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