Established in 2011 by Nicholas and Shari-Lyn Maglio in memory of Nicholas P. Maglio, a devoted father and Bristol Public School teacher. The ACE Fund – “A Chance for Education” – will provide financial assistance to graduating seniors attending Bristol Eastern High School in pursuit of a post-secondary education at a two or four year college or university.
The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra, through the power of music, energizes, inspires and educates communities throughout Connecticut. Serving Bristol and the surrounding towns, the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra providing classical music concerts and musical services, while collaborating with local schools to strengthen music programs through performance.
This fund was established in 2016 by the family and friends of Lucinda Fusco to honor the memory of her daughter, Olivia Helene Fusco, a Southington resident, who sadly passed away in 2015 at the young age of 14. A scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating Southington High School senior who plans to pursue a major in visual or performing arts or art education.
This fund was established by the family of Paige Wartonick Laferriere in his memory after his untimely death in 2001. This fund will support programs and organizations with preference to programs and organizations involved with health care, education and social action.
Bristol residents Pat and Bob Wollenberg have always supported charitable causes in their local community and throughout Connecticut. Through this advised fund, they will continue fulfilling their charitable goals by supporting a variety of charitable organizations at their recommendation.
Bristol residents Pat and Bob Wollenberg established this fund in 2018 in support of Bristol Adult Resource Center, Inc. (BARC) of Bristol, CT. Grants will aid the organization's capital projects and capital repairs.
Established in 2018 by Bristol residents Pat and Bob Wollenberg, this fund will provide support to Opportunity House, Inc. of Hamden, CT. Opportunity House provides residential and day service programs for adults within the autism spectrum.
This fund was established in 2018 by Pat and Bob Wollenberg to support the emerging and changing needs of the communities served by the Foundation. When possible, grants will be made in the fields of music, theater and the arts (visual and/or performing).
This scholarship fund will assist students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Special Education. Longtime Bristol residents Pat and Bob Wollenberg established this fund in 2018 and scholarships will be awarded annually to graduates of Bristol Central High School, Bristol Eastern High School or St. Paul Catholic High School. Undergraduate applicants must have completed one full year of college and be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a declared major of Special Education.
Established by Pat and Morrie Laviero in 2015 to support a variety of charitable organizations primarily in the communities served by the Main Street Community Foundation.
Established by Pattie and Bill Dunn in 2011 to support a variety of charitable organizations primarily in the communities served by the Main Street Community Foundation.
Paul and Joanne D'Aprile are life-long residents of Bristol, Connecticut and are known for their giving hearts. Giving to local organizations is very important and includes hometown favorites St. Matthew Church where they have been life-long members; St. Matthew School, attended by all of their children; and the American Clock and Watch Museum, to which Paul has donated innumerable volunteer hours. They also support education through the Michael Paul D’Aprile Scholarship Fund at St. Matthew School. In addition to local nonprofits, they give to national charities such as Save the Children.
Established in 2000 by the family of Peg Coughlin to honor her lifelong commitment to nursing, this fund supports area citizens who are interested in pursuing nursing studies.
This fund was established in 2003 by Marjorie Bossi to fulfill her late husband’s wish to provide scholarships to help young people. Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors from Bristol Central High School who wish to pursue further education, with preference to those who are interested in music.
This fund was established in 2000 to assist with housing for low and moderate income people within the town of Plainville.
This fund was established in 2006 by a group of committed community leaders in Plainville to provide funding for charitable projects and programs that will enhance the quality of life for Plainville citizens.
This fund was established in 2019 to assist low income residents from Plainville, Connecticut in need of assistance to secure affordable housing.
Established in 2006 by the members of the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and the Plymouth School-to-Career Business Partnership, grants from this fund provide support for creative and innovative instructional practices not funded by the Plymouth Board of Education’s annual budget. Grants are awarded annually to teachers, principals, guidance counselors and other school personnel who seek to enhance student learning in the Plymouth Public Schools.
This fund was transferred to the Community Foundation from Terryville High School in 2003 to assist a graduating high school senior who is in good academic standing and is involved in community and school activities.
The Plymouth Library Association Inc. Fund was established by the Friends of the Plymouth Library in 1999 to provide ongoing support of the library and its programs. Since the Library's closing, this fund supports the Plymouth Historical Society's library room, which houses many collections and preserves historical documents that were located at the Plymouth Library.