Community Chest awards more than $120,000 in grants

Published on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 22:13
Written by Skyler Frazer


NEW BRITAIN - The Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin recently announced grants totaling more than $120,000.

At its December meeting, the board of directors at approved $121,765 in grants to seven programs at several nonprofits serving Berlin and New Britain.

Combined with $116,000 in grants awarded in June, the Community Chest provided $237,765 in grants to 17 nonprofit organizations in 2017.

The Community Chest’s December grants:

n$20,000 to CCARC in support of the Personal Education and Enrichment through Respite Services programs.

n $20,000 to Coram Deo for the Client Care Program.

n $20,000 to Foodshare in support of the organization’s work to address hunger in the New Britain community through the Mobile Foodshare Program.

n $20,000 to the Friendship Service Center for its emergency shelter and community kitchen supporting the poor and homeless population.

n $10,000 to the Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut for general operating support to improve the literacy of adult students and their families in New Britain.

n $16,765 to Veterans Inc. for a resident adviser position at the housing facility in New Britain.

n $15,000 to the New Britain YWCA to support the YWCA Strive youth development program.

For more information about the Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin, visit .

Posted in New Britain Herald, New Britain on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 22:13. Updated: Wednesday, 10 January 2018 22:15.