HARTFORD: United Health Foundation announced $2.35 million in grants to The Governor’s Prevention Partnership and to The Village for Families & Children to help the agencies “increase local education, outreach and engagement among Hartford teens and their families.”
The grants will fund separate, three-year initiatives with each partner.
“Addiction is a disease, and together we can treat and prevent it. These programs will help further strengthen community and family connections, and help teens develop into active and engaged members of our communities,” said Gov. Malloy.
BERLIN: The Comcast Foundation has awarded nearly $740,000 in grants to 23 nonprofit organizations in New England in 2016. According to the foundation it focuses on “expanding digital literacy, promoting service, and building tomorrow’s leaders.”
The Comcast Foundation was founded by Comcast Corporation in 1999.
In Connecticut the following groups received grants, totaling $134,000.
ARC New London County, Norwich - $10,000
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, Bristol - $10,000
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury, Waterbury - $12,470
Center for Latino Progress, Hartford - $10,000
Easter Seals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut, Windsor - $20,000
Easter Seals Goodwill Industries, New Haven - $15,000
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, Hartford - $30,000
Urban League of Greater Hartford, Hartford - $21,800
Urban League of Southwestern Connecticut, New Haven - $15,000
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