2021 Grants

In 2021 the Community Chest awarded over $265,000.00 in grants to the community

Thank you for your support!

$15,000.00 to the Boys and Girls Club of New Britain for operating support for the Teen Center

$15,000.00 to CCARC for operating support of “Something Beautiful” – a gift shop providing employment to individuals with intellectual disabilities

$5,000.00 to the Center for Children’s Advocacy for the New Britain Medical-Legal Partnership Project

$15,000.000 to Children’s Law Center of CT for Legal Representation and Families in Transition (FIT) programs

$15,000.00 Chrysalis Center for case management services to individuals in the Community Supportive Housing program

$12,000.00 to CMHA for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy Training for Clinicians

$10,000 to Columbus House to support case management services at the Jefferson, a supportive housing facility in New Britain

$6,500.00 to CT Storytelling Center for the “Start with Stories” program in New Britain elementary schools

$15,000.00 to Friendship Service Center for the emergency shelter and community kitchen

$3,000.00 to Gilead Community Services for General operating support for the Farrell Treatment Center, a residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment center in NB

$7,500.00 to Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc. to maintain and enhance the Education component of the long-term, comprehensive, result-based teen pregnancy prevention program

$10,000.00 to Junior Achievement of Southwest New England for the Pathways to Careers program

$15,000.00 to Klingberg Family Centers for the Extended Day Treatment Program

$10,000.00 to Literacy Volunteers of Central CT to support their mission to help adults and families improve their lives through English literacy

$15,000.00 to the Mayor’s Workplan to End Homelessness to support the fresh-start and bus-pass projects

$15,000.00 to New Britain ROOTS for the New Britain Mobile Farmers’ Market

$7,000.00 to New Britain Youth Museum to develop and install a children’s interactive learning exhibit, “Eating Healthy is Fun”

$10,000.00 to New Life II for the Unshakeable Man and Re-Entry program

$7,500.00 Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters to support the Community-Based Mentoring Program

$15,000.00 to Prudence Crandall Center to support their Emergency Shelter

$10,000.00 Salvation Army for the Pathways of Hopes Initiative

$7,500.00 to Senior Transportation Services to support transportation options to elderly residents of our community who cannot transport themselves

$2,500.00 to Special Olympics CT for Special Olympics Mid-State, serving New Britain, Berlin and Plainville

$15,000.00 to Veterans Inc. to support increased hours for the Residential Counselor at their transitional housing program on Arch Street

$650.00 to New Britain Little League for the 2021 Season

$300.00 to Wreaths Across America for the 2021 Pasta Fundraiser

$500.00 to Berlin High School Band Parent’s Association to support 2021 BHS Band Events