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
Greater New Haven’s Community Foundation Leader Says Connection is Key
Will Ginsburg is President of The Greater New Haven Community Foundation. The foundation supports a diverse of programs and non-profits throughout greater new haven. Since its inception in 1928 it is the largest foundation in greater New Haven.
The Foundation manages a general endowment from the donations of individuals and the growth of those investments as well targeted endowments for individuals that bequeathed sums directed for specific purposes such as education, the environment or health.