Fairfield County's Community Foundation Announces Grants to Benefit Area Nonprofits


By: HAN Network/Eastern Courier

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has announced the recipients of their current grant-making cycle. $1,910,263 was awarded to 74 organizations that are result-oriented and support the identified outcome areas determined by the Community Foundation in their mission to build and sustain a vital and prosperous community where all have the opportunity to participate and thrive.



Heidi M. Brooks is Chief Operating Officer at The Schott Foundation. In this role, Heidi provides leadership in strategic planning, financial management, grants administration and evaluation, ensuring the overall effectiveness of foundation operations. She serves on many boards, including AGM and Crittenton Women’s Union, where she is Board Chair.

USAID, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, GE Foundation announce Public/Private Partnership with the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of organizations including the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the GE Foundation announced a public/private partnership benefiting the Saint Boniface Haiti Foundation (SBHF) last week during a ceremony at the US Embassy in Port-au-Prince. The partnership provides financial, in-kind and technical support for the Reparation Pou Amelyore Ekipman Medikal (REPARE) program, enabling the Saint Boniface Haiti Foundation to create a regional model for biomedical equipment management in Haiti.

Soure: W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Fairfield County's Community Foundation announces grants for nonprofits

The grants awarded ranged from $1,000 to $250,000. Forty-nine percent of the grants totaling $928,200 was awarded to the interest area All Fairfield County Household are Economically Secure. Thirty-nine percent totaling $737,500 was awarded to All Fairfield County Youth By Age 25.