2018 Grants & Sponsorships
In 2018 the Community Chest of New Britain & Berlin awarded $265,750 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.
Center for Children’s Advocacy. A $10,000 grant to support the Medical-Legal Partnership Project.
Coalition for New Britain’s Youth. A $10,000 grant for their Comprehensive Program.
Coram Deo. A $20,000 grant for the Client Care Program.
Farmington Public Schools. A $10,000 grant to support the Vance Village Elementary School Tutoring Program.
Foodshare. A $15,000 to support the Mobile Foodshare Program.
Friendship Service Center. A $20,000 grant to support the emergency shelter and community kitchen.
Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention. A $12,000 grant to hire a new, part-time academic tutor.
Klingberg Family Centers. A $10,000 grant to support the Positive Parenting Program.
Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut. A $10,000 grant for general operating support.
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 ROOTS. A $10,000 grant to support the Youth Farm Apprencticeship Program.
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.
Salvation Army. A $20,000 grant to support the Pathway of Hope Program.
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.
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
Hoops for the Homeless $750 for the 2019 game
Human Resource Agency $500 for the HIV/AIDS Survivors Soiree Fundraiser
Literacy Volunteer of Central Connecticut $750 for their “Love of Literacy” event
New Britain Downtown District $500 for the Downtown Halloween Trick or Treat Safe Zone
New Britain High School PTO $500 for the All Night Graduation
New Britain Museum of American Art $750 for Martin Luther King Community Day
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