2011 CCNBB Grants

Boys and Girls Club, $14,100
for “Triple Play,” a program designed to promote health and wellness for ages 6 to 13.

Central CT Association for Retarded Citizens (CCARC), $15,000
to support the PEERS (Personal Education and Enrichment through Respite Services) program.

Central CT Senior Health Services, $5,000
for scholarships to CCSHS’s Good Life Fitness program for senior citizens who cannot afford to pay.

Community Mental Health Affiliates, $10,000
to support the launch of a school-based behavior health treatment model to serve New Britain children and families.

Connecticut Community Care, $5,000
to assist senior citizens from Berlin and New Britain to live independently at home by purchasing assistive equipment or home repair that they cannot afford.

Connecticut Legal Services, $10,000
to provide legal services to low-income residents in Berlin and New Britain.

Friendship Service Center of New Britain, $10,000
to support the emergency shelter and community kitchen which provide basic services to those in need.

Futures, $5,000
to support Good Causes Gifts which provides recreational and employment opportunities for people with disabilities from Berlin and New Britain.

Mayor’s Work Plan to End Homelessness, $15,000
to support the three components of the plan: the Housing and Employment Liaison position; the Buss Pass Project and Fresh Start.

New Britain Early Childhood Collaborative, $10,000
for Summer Learning in the Community, a pilot projected aimed at filling the void of enrichment programming for families with young children during the summer.

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, $15,000
for the community-based mentoring program in New Britain and Berlin.

United Way of Central and Northeastern CT, $9,000
for a pilot summer program at Smalley Academy to strengthen academics among incoming 4th graders.

Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford, $20,000
to partner with employers in New Britain and Berlin for the career advancement of low-income workers.

Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), $20,000
to support Hardware City Bicycles, a youth development program for middle and high school youth.

YWCA of New Britain, $10,000
for STRIVE, an after school youth development program dedicated to the healthy development of girls.

TOTAL 2011 GRANTS APPROVED: $173,100.00


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