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2010 Grants and Initiatives

Discretionary and Field of Interest Grants

Berlin UpBeat Program, $2,500
From the Alix W. Stanley Discretionary Fund for general support, as designated by the 2010 Celebrate Berlin community service award recipients

Boys and Girls Club of New Britain, $100,000
From the Alix W. Stanley, Howland Rogers Family and Weld Fund for Capital Needs Funds to support improvements and renovations to the facility

Capital Workforce Partners, up to $10,000
From the Alix W. Stanley Discretionary Fund as a one time grant to leverage a 15:1 federal match that will support subsidized employment activities for over 450 youth and adults in New Britain between July and September, 2010

Capital Workforce Partners, $20,000
From the Alix W. Stanley Discretionary Fund final grant for year three support of the Future Workforce Investment System (FWIS) in New Britain

Capital Workforce Partners, $5,000
From the A. W. Stanley Discretionary and Ronald and Alice Gilrain Funds to leverage funding from the City of New Britain and the CT Office of Workforce Competitiveness to bring the Jobs Funnel program to New Britain

Central Connecticut Association for Retarded Citizens, $24,000
From the Vic and Jane Darnel, Con Fed Charitable, Anna Thornton, Spencer P. Torell and A.W. Stanley Charitable Funds to implement a strategic planning process aimed at improving long-term organizational capacity, functioning and efficiency

Central Connecticut Association for Retarded Citizens and Plainville Association for Retarded Citizens, $33,453
From the Anna T. Deutch and Johnstone Vance Memorial Funds for a first time collaborative recreation program between the two organizations

Children’s Law Center, $5,000
From the Anonymous, Marjorie Wright Tomlinson, Joseph A. Mlynarski, MD Memorial and A.W. Stanley Discretionary Funds to support a technology project aimed at improving organizational capacity and, ultimately, increasing services

Connecticut Legal Services, $12,500
From the Johnstone Vance Memorial Fund for second year support to provide direct legal assistance services to 30-35 low-income families/individuals

Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, $11,000
From the Francis P. Parker and Spencer P. Torell Funds to implement marketing strategies aimed at increasing revenue and expanding audience support the Museum’s education and outreach program

Consolidated School District of New Britain, $10,500
From the Justus S. and Lillian F. Beach, William T. Livingston Memorial J. Edward and Justine B. Melson Family and A.W. Stanley Discretionary Funds to pilot an after-school theater program at Smith School aimed at improving academic performance, increasing attendance and decreasing negative behavior

Consolidated School District of New Britain, $10,000
From the Catalyst and A.W. Stanley Discretionary Funds to bring the “Common Sense Parenting” curriculum to parents with children in the New Britain schools

Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington, $20,000
From the First Years First Fund for third year of the Family Resource Center in Southington (FRCS)

Hospital for Special Care, $75,000
From the A. W. Stanley Discretionary Fund to support Phase II of the “Hope Campaign,” for capital improvements and expansion

Human Resources Agency of New Britain, $12,500
From the A.W. Stanley Discretionary Fund to expand the New Britain Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) outreach and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to serve more people in the coming year

Lion’s Low Vision Center, $1,910
From the Ev and Ethel Herre and Margaret (Rau) and Rudolph Kloiber Funds to print and bind a comprehensive booklet aimed at helping the visually impaired cope with their everyday needs

Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut, $50,000
From the First Years First Fund to support year 3 of the Central Connecticut Family Literacy Initiative

Neighborhood Housing Services, $8,000
From the A.W. Stanley Discretionary Fund for a new part-time data entry clerk that will enable existing counselors to assist annually an additional 75 foreclosure and pre-purchase clients

New Britain Academy for Health Professionals, $25,000
From the Elizabeth J. Berry, Ted and Nancy Johnson, Marshall A. Pease Memorial and A. W. Stanley Discretionary Funds for support of the second year of this new initiative aimed at providing interested high school students with the basic skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for pursuing health professions following high school

New Britain Early Childhood Collaborative, $45,000
From the First Years First Fund for 2011 support of the New Britain Discovery Initiative as it implements action steps from the Blueprint for New Britain’s Young Children

New Britain Museum of American Art, $45,000
From the Alix W. Stanley Discretionary, Talcott Stanley and Jeanette Elizabeth Westlake Memorial Funds to support the Museum’s education and outreach program

Opportunities Industrialization Center of New Britain, $20,000
From the Charles L. Munford, Jr. Memorial., A.W. Stanley Discretionary and Georgia Knapp Thomson Funds for third year support of the Hardware City Bicycle program, a youth employment program designed to prepare youth for the world of work by learning career competencies and the mechanics of bike repair, safety, racing and teamwork

Prudence Crandall Center, $20,000
From the A. W. Stanley Discretionary and Johnstone Vance Memorial Funds to expand PC’s economic empowerment program for victims of domestic violence who have also suffered the effects of financial abuse

Retired Senior Volunteer Program, $2,500
From the Alix W. Stanley Discretionary Fund for general support, as designated by the 2010 Celebrate New Britain community service award recipient

Queen Ann Nzinga Center, $2,500
From the Alix W. Stanley Discretionary Fund for general support, as designated by the 2010 Celebrate Plainville community service award recipient

Southington Community Services, $2,500
From the Alix W. Stanley Discretionary Fund for general support, as designated by the 2010 Celebrate Southington community service award recipient

Trinity-in-Main, $20,000
From the Walter H. Dickman, Robert A. and Phyllis T. Mugford and Alix. W. Stanley Charitable Funds for second year support of Trinity’s three-year, self-sufficiency business plan

Tunxis Community College, $35,000
From the First Years First Fund for year 5 support of the Early Childhood Professional Educators’ Consortium

YWCA of New Britain, $125,000
From the Alix W. Stanley and Weld Fund for Capital Needs Funds to help renovate and expand the current facility and services

Sub-total Discretionary Grants, $753,863.00

Donor-Advised Grants
Bombaci Family Fund
Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Hole In the Wall Gang Fund, Inc.
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
YPI, Inc.

Conry Asset Management Charitable Fund
FOODSHARE, to benefit Osgood Avenue Food Pantry, New Britain
Foundation of Special Care, New Britain
New Britain Industrial Museum
Trinity-On-Main, New Britain

Ericson, Scalise and Mangan, P.C.
Warm the Children Fund of New Britain
Roosevelt Middle School Robotics Team


Gilrain Family Fund
Connecticut Community Care, Inc.
Connecticut Community Care, Inc.

Grove Hill Medical Center Fund
New Britain Parks and Recreation Department
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

Susie and Charles Gustin Memorial Fund
Warm the Children Fund of New Britain

Ted and Nancy Howe Fund
Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc.

Howey Family Fund
Klingberg Family Centers, Inc., New Britain
Prudence Crandall Center, Inc., New Britain


Joan and Charles Leach Fund
First Years First Initiatives

New Britain Day Nursery Fund
Warm the Children Fund of New Britain
HRA of New Britain, for the Osgood Avenue Food Pantry
New Britain Symphony, for the Children's Concert
Foundation of Special Care, New Britain, for the Garden of Hope
YWCA of New Britain, for the Family Literacy Center

Edmund G. Noyes Fund
Grace United Methodist Church
New Britain Industrial Museum

Rathgeber Family Fund
Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, for the Pathways Senderos Center

Rotary Club of New Britain and Berlin, Inc.
Foundation of Special Care

Round Table Fund
New Britain Food Security Collaborative

Schaller Auto World Fund
Almada Lodge-Times Farm Camp Corporation
CCARC, Inc.

Stanley and Bernice Shepard Fund
Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin, Inc.
First Church of Christ - Congregational
Habitat for Humanity
Foundation of Special Care
The Hospital of Central Connecticut
University of Hartford
YMCA of New Britain-Berlin


Spirit of Beth Telfer Memorial Fund
Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs

Leonard W. and Jeannette C. Varkal Fund
New Britain Public Library

Sub-total Donor-Advised Grants $67,768.00

Designated Grants

Anonymous Fund
Foundation of Special Care, Pulmonary Support Group/Special Care Breath-Takers

The Bialkowski Family Fund
Sacred Heart School, financial aid for students

Carlson Family Fund
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain
The Hospital of Central Connecticut

CCARC Fund
CCARC, Inc.

Greta Rogers Cook Fund
Klingberg Family Centers
New Britain Public Library

CW Resources Fund
CW Resources

John Noxon "Nox" and Cherry Howard Fund
Boys and Girls Club of New Britain, Inc.
Wheeler Clinic, Inc.

Iaia Fund in Memory of Antonio, Ignazia, Joseph and Paul
St. Ann Church

Curtis and Degi Jennings Fund
Jefferson Elementary School, for enrichment and extracurricular activities

Edith Johnson Fund
First Lutheran Church of the Reformation, advance the causes of music and young people
New Britain Area Conference of Churches, public education efforts

Stanley and Anelia Kustra Fund
Foundation of Special Care, pediatric programs
Hartford Hospital, cardiac programs
The Hospital of Central Connecticut, George Bray Cancer Center
Salvation Army of New Britain

Robert J. Loughery Fund
Sisters of Mercy, West Hartford

Stanley J. Markiewicz Fund
Archdiocese of Hartford, Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

New Britain High School Foundation Fund
New Britain High School Foundation

Penneys for the Foundation Fund
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Herbert M. and Edyth Woodruff Peterson Fund
Friendship Service Center
Salvation Army of New Britain
South Church-Congregational, New Britain
YMCA of New Britain-Berlin
YWCA of New Britain

Joanne Michelini Pigott Fund
Berlin Peck Memorial Library, for book acquisition

Natalie K. Pollock Development Fund
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Father John J. Reilley Fund
Archdiocese of Hartford, Educational Fund

Sacred Heart School Fund
Sacred Heart School, New Britain

Southington Library Endowment Fund
Southington Library 

Stanley Memorial Church Fund
Stanley Memorial Fountain of Life Church

Helen P.G. and John C. Vibberts Fund
New Britain Museum of American Art, for conservation of the Sanford B.D. Low Collection

John C. and Helen P.G. Vibberts Fund
Foundation of Special Care, to support Hospital for Special Care

The Weld Fund
American Legion Eddy Glover Post #6
Art League of New Britain
Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut River Council, to benefit New Britain Scouts
Boys and Girls Club of New Britain
Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain
CONCORA
Foundation of Special Care
The Hospital of Central Connecticut
Klingberg Family Centers
Mount Holyoke College
New Britain Garden Club
New Britain Industrial Museum
New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain Public Library
New Britain Symphony Society
New Britain Youth Museum
Repertory Theater of New Britain
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, New Britain
YWCA of New Britain

Wellman Family Fund
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Sub-total Designated Grants, $88,114.00

Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain awarded a total of $125,880.00 in scholarships to 54 students from Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, Southington, and other towns. To view the current list of scholarship recipients, click here.

Total 2010 Grants and Scholarships, $1,035,625.00


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