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.
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