By Staff reports
Posted Dec 23, 2019

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut recently announced $210,554 in 2019 grants to 53 nonprofits aimed at providing greater equity for women and girls throughout Eastern Connecticut from its four Women & Girls Funds.

The Northeast Area Women & Girls Fund awarded $18,795 to 11 nonprofits, including Community Health Resources for basic needs of women coming out of intensive residential treatment programs; the Norwich Area Women & Girls Fund awarded $8,500 to three nonprofits, including Safe Futures for a short term safe living program at the Katie Blair House; the Southeast Area Women & Girls Fund awarded $122,259 to 20 nonprofits, including Hispanic Alliance of SECT/La Latina Network for BRILLA, a leadership development program for Latina teens; and the Windham Area Women & Girls Fund awarded $61,000 to 19 nonprofits, including Perception Programs to empower new residents to begin their journey on the path to self-worth and positive decisions.