A $25,000 grant to Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) to expand the community art center’s All-Access program providing art classes to people with disabilities is among nearly $100,000 in recent Community Foundation of Greater New Britain grants. The award was among the first grants of 2017.
The Community Foundation’s board of directors last week approved $95,660 in grant awards benefitting non-profit organizations and programs serving Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. Included were $3,250 in Community Sponsorship Awards to support local community events.
Arc of Southington received a $500 sponsorship to support the annual variety show on June 4, an evening of talent featuring developmentally disabled performers.
Established in 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is “Where Good Begins” in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. The Foundation works to inspire philanthropy, manage permanent charitable assets effectively, and partner to address key community issues through strategic leadership. For more information, visit www.cfgnb.org