Category: Philanthropy

Impact Fairfield County Kicks Off Its 2023 Grant Year

STAMFORD, CT – Impact Fairfield County (Impact FFC) launched its eighth year of grantmaking at an inspiring fall kickoff event attended by nearly 100 women from across Fairfield County. Impact FFC is a collective women’s giving organization which pools membership funds to provide large, transformational grants to nonprofits across Fairfield County. Since its inception, Impact…

DART Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with the DART to the Finish Charity Walk Scheduled for September 24

Dana’s Angels Research Trust (DART) is honoring its 20th anniversary this year and holding its fifth annual charity walk, DART to the Finish, on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m., at Greenwich Point Park in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. This family-friendly and accessible two-mile walk is $30 for adults 22 years and older, $15 for…

Stamford Native Joins Future 5 as Development Manager

Nicole Kolenberg has joined Future 5 as Development Manager, it was announced by Future 5 Executive Director Amanda Dubois-Mwake. In her new role, Nicole will be responsible for growing the organization’s fundraising efforts and expanding the organization’s ties to the community. “We are delighted to have Nicole on board,” notes Dubois-Mwake, “she has the right…

It’s GrahamBerries Time! Abilis to Sell Delicious Organic Blueberries Throughout Greenwich

Starting Monday, July 11, and available while supplies last, the popular GrahamBerries are back at Abilis! These delicious farm-fresh organic blueberries are sold at several locations around Greenwich, including Abilis Gardens & Gifts, The Café at Greenwich Library, the Island Beach Concession stand, the Cos Cob Firehouse, the Old Greenwich Farmers Market and with other…

Merryall Center for the Arts Receives “Pride in the Hills” Grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation

The grant recognizes the Merryall Center for its support of LGBTQ+ people in the greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills area New Milford, Conn. (May 24, 2022) – The Merryall Center, est. 1951, recently received a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation Pride in the Hills Fund. The Fund awards grants to entities whose work supports,…

Fairfield County Bank continues partnership with CRA Partners Senior Crimestoppers

Ridgefield, CT – Fairfield County Bank joined with CRA Partners to help vulnerable seniors by funding the Senior Crimestoppers program to protect those who live and work in Augustus Manor in Stamford and the Bridgeport Elderly Apartments. CRA Partners, powered by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation, is a national organization that offers banks federally…