Community Bulletin Board
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- Improving Air Quality
- What's Happening in Waterbury and Beyond
- TURN to a Historian at the Litchfield Historical Society
- A Night at the Boys and Girls Club
- Call for Hall of Fame Nominations
- President Trump Signs Two Esty-Authored Bills
- Safety Classes at Railroad Museum
- College Scholarship Opportunities
- Take Your Child to the Library Day
- Markley and Zupkus Town Hall Meeting
- Click It Or Ticket Enforced Over Holiday Season
Connecticut Community Foundation
Applications are now open for students in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills to apply for college scholarships from Connecticut Community Foundation for the 2017-18 academic year. Most scholarships are renewable for up to four years.
Scholarship applications for the 2014 school year are currently available from the Connecticut Community Foundation in Waterbury.
Students may apply online by visiting www.conncf.org/scholarships. The deadline for re-applicants (students who received CCF awards last year) to apply is Friday, February 14, 2014. The deadline for new (first-time) CCF applicants to apply is Friday, March 14, 2014.
The Nonprofit Assistance Initiative (NAI), a joint program of the Connecticut Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Waterbury, teamed up with the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits to offer a half-day workshop on “Building, Implementing and Sustaining a Major Gifts Program” on Friday, February 21 at the University of Bridgeport-Waterbury Campus at 84 Progress Lane, Waterbury, CT from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost for the workshop is $50.
The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) awarded its second and final round of 2013 grants to area nonprofits for program support, arts and youth, leadership initiatives, literacy, nonprofit assistance, older adult services, health and travel. Funding, which came from funds established by area donors, totaled nearly $455,000 and included grants from the Saunders Fund for the Sick and Infirm of the Borough of Naugatuck and the Southbury Community Trust Fund. For a detailed listing of grant recipients, visit www.conncf.org/2013-grants-RD2.
Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) staff donated 20 cases of bottled water, bug spray, and non-perishable food for Brass City Harvest’s Homeless Outreach Program for unsheltered clients. CCF staff members purchased the items with money from the Foundation’s Staff Fund, which staff members donate to each year in order to help with other organizations’ clients’ basic needs. Brass City Harvest’s Market on Field is located at 19 Field Street in Waterbury.
The Connecticut Community Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for its first round of funding for 2013.
Grants are made possible by funds established by area donors and are available to nonprofits in Greater Waterbury and Northwest Connecticut.
Deadline to apply is Friday, February 1, 2013.
The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) believes that there is significant value in the use of the arts as a tool for youth and community development.
In an effort to complement existing arts education programs offered in schools, CCF is excited to offer a new grant opportunity, "Living Art", for arts, youth, and community agencies to work together to bring interactive arts programming to under served populations in Waterbury that also allow opportunities for community engagement and revitalization.
Funding also is available to organizations located outside of Waterbury as long as their program will be offered in Waterbury.
Next Steps/Timeline: Review Community Arts RFP guidelines to determine your nonprofit's eligibility. Submit initial concept letter that outlines the general nature of the work you are considering, potential partners, etc. Deadline is November 2, 2012. Please submit letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed our general application form designating the lead organizations and possible expanded partnerships clearly outlining commitments and support to the program. Please submit your application via e-mail to email@example.com by January 4, 2013.
The CCF Grants Committee will review requests and subsequent recommendations will be presented to the CCF Board for a final decision in February/March 2013