2010 CCNBB Grants

Berlin-Kensington YMCA, $5,000
to the purchase and install protective surfacing under and around the Center’s playground equipment

Boys and Girls Club, $15,600
to continue “Triple Play,” a program started with funding from the CCNBB and designed to promote health and wellness for ages 6 to 13

Capital Workforce Partners, $7,500
to fund the New Britain Future Workforce Investment System (FWIS) coordinator position

Central CT ARC (CCARC) $15,000
to support the 
PEERS (Personal Education and Enrichment through Respite Services) program

Connecticut Community Care, Inc., $5,000
to assist 35-40 or more senior citizens from Berlin and New Britain to live at home in familiar surroundings by purchasing some assistive equipment or home repair that they cannot afford

FoodShare, $20,000 
to help support the distribution of food to 33 hunger-fighting sites in New Britain

Friendship Service Center, $7,600
to fund, “Eat Fresh,” a new program that will provide enhancements to the nutrition program at the Center’s community kitchen

Klingberg Family Centers, $10,000 
to support its Extended Day Treatment services, an after-school program for boys and girls, ages 5-12

Lion’s Club of New Britain, $5,000 
to support the Club’s Community Eye Clinic which offers eye examinations, testing, diagnosis and referrals 

Lion’s Low Vision Center, $5,000
to provide physical aids, devices, training, therapy and counseling to people suffering from low or deteriorating vision

Literacy Volunteers of Central CT, $8,554
to support “Parenting for Academic Success, Family Science” 

Nutmeg Big Brother Big Sisters, $9,730
to support the community-based mentoring program in New Britain and Berlin

Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), $25,000
to support the Hardware City Bicycle program, a pre-vocational program for youth

Prudence Crandall Center, $20,000
to support of its Community Education, Intervention and Domestic Violence Education programs

Wheeler Clinic, $10,000 
to support the Lifeline Program which provides treatment for women battling substance abuse and trauma-related disorders and their children

YWCA of New Britain, $10,000
to support STRIVE E3, a new science and technology component of the STRIVE program, an after school youth development program dedicated to the healthy development of girls 

Total 2010 Grants Approved:  $178,984

 


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