2019 Grants & Sponsorships

Through December 2019 the Community Chest of New Britain & Berlin has awarded $245,755 in grants and sponsorships.

Arts for Learning – $15,000 to provide afternoon experiential arts integration programming for the Summer Enrichment Experience program in New Britain.

Boys and Girls Club – $10,000 support the Radio DJ initiative where kids build social self-confidence, technical and creative aptitudes, and communication skills through the creative setting of a formal in-house radio station.

CCARC – $15,000 to support Personal Education and Enrichment through Respite Services (PEERS) Program

Children’s Law Center – $7,500 for an expansion of the Legal Representation and Families in Transition (FIT) Programs.

Coram Deo $10,000 for the Client Care Program

CT Story Telling Center $3,500 for their “Start with Stories” literacy program in New Britain’s elementary schools’ first grade classrooms

Farmington High School – $10,730 support the Vance Village Elementary School Tutoring Program.

Friendship Service Center $13,700 for their Emergency Shelter and Community Kitchen to support the poor and homeless population

Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc. $7,500 to hire two Pathways high school students as part-time tutors

Klingberg Family Centers $5,000 to support the Extended Day Treatment program

Mayor’s Work Plan to End Homelessness – $20,000 to hire a Work Plan Coordinator, support the Bus Pass Project and Fresh Start

New Britain High School Academy of Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology – $25,000 to create manufacturing labs for the Academy

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

New Britain Youth Museum $6,500 for their Resource and Environmental Advocacy for Community Health (R.E.A.C.H.) pilot program

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters – $5,000 for their Community-Based Mentoring Program  

Prudence Crandall Center – $20,000 for Community Education and Prevention Services.

Rebuilding Together New Britain $7,800 to finance the on-boarding cost of a customized database, including the migration of current database data, IT support, and maintenance fees for an additional year.

Senior Transportation Services – $15,000 to support general operating expenses, which continue to grow in proportion to the demand of services

Sudanese American House – $15,000 to support the Social Intervention for Health Action program

Veteran’s, Inc. $6,000 for a Resident Advisor (RA) position at the housing facility in New Britain.

YWCA Strive (Slade Middle School, New Britain) $10,000 to support their youth development program.

  • $375 to OIC New Britain to support their Annual Gala on May 3, 2019
  • $650 to the Little League of New Britain to sponsor a team for the Little League Season – Featured CCNBB name on team jerseys and banner hung all season at field
  • $500 to Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut in support of “Love of Literacy” their largest fundraiser of the year held on April 3, 2019
  • $300 to Disabled American Veterans Hardware City Chapter 8 to support the Wreaths Across America fundraiser in New Britain held on May 22, 2019
  • $350 to the Polish American Foundation in support of the Little Poland Festival held on June 2, 2019
  • $100 to New Britain High School football as a tee sponsor at their annual golf tournament held on June 9, 2019
  • $250 to Advocacy Unlimited to support the Sara K 5K – to honor the life of Sara Elise Krolikowski. Funds raised went towards emerging youth connected to Advocacy Unlimited affected by psychiatry, addiction and trauma held on August 24, 2019