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Impact Fairfield County Announces Grant Opportunity

Impact Fairfield County announces a $100,000 grant opportunity. Grants will be awarded to non-profits for significant projects or programs that reach under-served populations and highlight unmet needs in our area. They seek applications proposing a new project or program or the significant expansion of a proven program that will have a lasting impact on the community. It is anticipated that Impact Fairfield County will award one to two grants of $100,000 each, determined by our membership on May 2. read more...

Greenwich United Way Grants Additional $30,000 to River House

Greenwich United Way CEO, David Rabin, sent a letter to all existing Community Investment grantees on May 24, with the news that the organization would be providing additional funds towards programs that met human service needs of the Greenwich community by June 30. “We will consider applications for funding for programs in the following three fields of service: Crisis/Self-Sufficiency, Children and Families and Older Adults,” said Rabin. read more...

KIC receives funding from The Community Fund of Darien

Kids in Crisis, the area’s only free, round-the-clock crisis counseling center and emergency shelter, announced that it has received a $14,250 competitive grant from the Community Fund of Darien to fund the operation of the Agency’s Safe Haven for Kids program, which provides comprehensive counseling and emergency shelter for Fairfield County children and teens. read more...

Greenwich-based SFTT to be awarded grant

On Saturday, June 25 at 6 p.m., the Stamford Elks Lodge 899 will present its Elks Gratitude Grant to Greenwich-based Stand For The Troops Foundation (SFTT). The Foundation will pay it forward through SFTT’s PTSD Rescue Coalition, to provide Pets for Vets PTSD service dog to a local Veteran who ‘survived’ the rigors of war only to lose his or her way back home due to the invisible wounds of Post Traumatic Stress and/or Traumatic Brain Injury. read more...

United Way Awarded Grant by Nitron

Javier Urrutia, President of Nitron Group presented Greenwich United Way CEO, David Rabin with a check for $30,000. The gift was part of a challenge grant that was announced at the 11th Annual Sole Sisters Luncheon on April 19. Arianna Hufftington keynoted the event, which brought in more than $275,000 in fundraising for critical human service needs in the community. read more...

Nonprofit Launches Giving Concept for Greenwich

On Thursday, Feb. 25, Pitch Your Peers, Inc. (PYP) will launch a novel collaborative giving concept to award one deserving Greenwich charity $25,000. To date, there are 25 women in Greenwich who are invited to be inaugural members and to donate $1,000 in annual dues for a collective award grant pool of $25,000. Members will actively be involved in determining which local charity will receive the award as they engage in an internal pitching process to educate one another and evaluate their favorite Greenwich charities. PYP has no external Request for Proposal process. The members will bring their own passion and charitable projects to the table and pitch each other. Every dollar raised up to $25,000 in the inaugural year will go directly to the grant award. read more...

Bruce Museum is Recipient of CT Humanities Grant

Connecticut Humanities announced that organizations in six communities will share more than $8,200 in grant money to support humanities-based programming. The money will help fund events ranging from a lecture series on American presidential elections to a discussion about a Connecticut man who was a little-known early father of baseball. read more...