2018 Grants & Sponsorships

In 2018 the Community Chest of New Britain & Berlin awarded $136,000 in grants and sponsorships.

Arts for Learning. A $15,000 grant to provide afternoon experiential arts integration programming for New Britain’s Summer Enrichment Experience Program.

Boys and Girls Club of New Britain. A $10,000 grant for the Radio DJ initiative.

Coalition for New Britain’s Youth. A $10,000 grant for their Comprehensive Program.

Klingberg Family Centers. A $10,000 grant to support the Positive Parenting Program.

Mayor’s Workplan to End Homelessness. A $15,000 grant to fund the Work Plan Coordinator position.

New Britain ROOTS. A $15,000 grant for the New Britain Mobile Farmers’ Market to provide healthy food options to residents with low access to such food.

New Britain Youth Theater. A $5,000 grant to support their 9th season of performances.

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters. A $5,000 grant for the Community-Based Mentoring Program.

PAVE New Britain. A $5,000 grant to help strengthen and support New Britain families through building relationships and leadership opportunities.

Prudence Crandall Center. A $20,000 grant for community education and prevention services.

Senior Transportation Services. A $15,000 grant to expand transportation services in New Britain and Berlin.

Siena Learning Center. A $5,000 grant for their Adult Literacy Program.

TOTAL: $130,000

Berlin High School Band Parents Association $500 for “Jazz with Pizzazz”

CCARC $750 to fund “Something Beautiful”

Community Mental Health Affiliates $500 for their annual “Run for Recovery”

Hoops for the Homeless $750 for their annual game and fundraiser

Human Resource Agency $500 for the HIV/AIDS Survivors Soiree Fundraiser

New Britain High School PTO $500 for the All Night Graduation

New Britain Public Library $500 for their “Literary Libations” event

New Britain Youth Theater $500 for three performances of “The Laramie Project”

Opportunities Industrialization Center of New Britain (OIC) $500 for their annual gala

Polish American Foundation of CT $500 for the Little Poland Festival

Safe Deposit Box $500 for the “Never Lack Pack” program

Total: $6,000