GRANTS AWARDED

From January 1, 2023 through March 31, 2023 Main Street Community Foundation has distributed $324,333 in grants and scholarships to support many worthy causes and organizations in your community.

Grants to Support Community Initiatives - $27,391

Bristol Police Union - $25,000
Community support for Bristol law enforcement officers, families, and co-workers affected by the death of Bristol law enforcement officers in the line of duty

Burlington Land Trust - $1,000
Supplies for Burlington Community Cleanup event
James R. Parker Trust 

Main Street Community Foundation - $1,000
Community support grant for leadership initiatives/sponsorships in six-town service area
Bristol Savings Bank Fund 

Southington Pride, Inc. - $391
General support
Southington Pride Fund

Money in Motion Grants - $3,000

NECBL Blues Baseball Club - $3,000
Support 2023 Bristol Blues Season

Designated Funds and Agency Endowment Grants - $192,108

American Clock & Watch Museum - $9,450
American Clock & Watch Museum Fund 

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol (Cambridge Park Clubhouse) - $300
Ercole and Pamela Labadia Fund for the Boys & Girls Club 

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol - $5,650
Sky Bight Foundation Fund for the Bristol Boys & Girls Club 

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol (Youth of the Year Award) - $1,360
Charles Kushlan Memorial Fund 

Bristol Adult Resource Center - $4,180
Bristol Adult Resource Center Fund 

Bristol Family Resource Center at South Side School - $560
Mama Sandy Caggiano Fund 

Bristol Hospital Foundation - $9,310
Bristol Hospital Development Foundation Fund 

Burlington Historical Society - $500
Burlington Historical Society Fund 

Burlington Land Trust, Inc. - $1,220
Burlington Land Trust, Inc. Fund 

Burlington Library Association, Inc. - $960
Burlington Library Association, Inc. Fund 

Business Education Foundation - $780
Bob and Carol Messier Family Fund 

City of Bristol/Bristol Public Libraries- $1,158
Bristol Libraries Fund 

City of Bristol/Bristol Public Library- $7,765
Samuel Goodsell Library Fund 

City of Bristol/Cemetery Commission - $850
Sarah Norton Pardee Fund 

City of Bristol/Parks and Recreation - $27,020
Samuel Goodsell Park & Playground Fund 

City of Bristol Youth and Community Services/Parent and Child Center - $7,100
Bristol Health Fund for the Parent & Child Center 

Connecticut Historical Society - $420
Connecticut Quilt Registry Legacy Fund 

Environmental Learning Centers of CT, Inc. - $9,680
Environmental Learning Centers of CT, Inc. Fund 

Environmental Learning Centers of CT, Inc. - $630
Estela Wilderness Education Fund 

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association - $910
Tyler James Gingery Memorial Fund 

Immanuel Lutheran School - $4,050
Immanuel Lutheran Alumni Tuition Assistance Fund 

The Museum of Fire History - $9,705
Hap Barnes Fund for Fire Safety and Prevention 

Opportunity House - $5,800
Pat & Bob Wollenberg Family Fund for Opportunity House 

Plymouth Historical Society - $950
Plymouth Library Association, Inc. Fund 

St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church - $1,850
St. Andrew Mission Endowment Fund 

St. Vincent De Paul Mission of Bristol, Inc. - $390
Eva M. Pierce Memorial Charitable Fund 

Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs - $5,900
Bradley Henry Barnes Fund for the Southington Community YMCA 

Southington Police Department to benefit the Emotional Support Dog program - $1,000
Jacob Perkins Memorial Fund 

Town of Plainville - $1,560
Plainville Affordable Housing Corporation Fund 

Tunxis Community College Foundation - $33,560
Bristol Career Center of Tunxis Community College Endowment Fund
Bristol Career Center of Tunxis Community College Endowment Fund II
Tunxis Community College Fund
Tunxis Community College II Fund 

United Way of West Central Connecticut - $9,310
United Way of West Central Connecticut Fund 

West Cemetery Association – Barnes Memorial Chapel - $18,670
Carlyle F. Barnes Memorial Chapel Trust 

Wheeler Clinic - $9,560
Wheeler Clinic/Dennis Keenan Fund 

Donor Adivsed Fund Grants Supported the Following Organizations and Charitable Interests - $58,170

American Legion Post 2
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol
Bristol Hospital Foundation
Bristol Technical Education Center
Dean College
Deerfield Academy
Environmental Learning Centers of CT
Evan J. Chyun Memorial Scholarship Fund at Main Street Community Foundation
First Congregational Church of Bristol
Lt. Dustin DeMonte and Sgt. Alex Hamzy Public Safety Scholarship Fund at Main Street
Community Foundation
Main Street Community Foundation
Men & Boys’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation
National Conference for Community and Justice
Plymouth Volunteer Ambulance Corps
Productions for Change
The Agape House
United Way of West Central Connecticut

Immediate Response Fund Grants - $2,634

Bristol Board of Education Immediate Response Fund
Main Street Children’s Fund
Men & Boys’ Immediate Response Fund
The Werner Family Fund
Women & Girls Immediate Response Fund

Administrative Endowment Fund Grants - $39,530

Main Street Community Foundation
Barnes Group 150th Anniversary Fund
Dave & Edith Scarritt Fund
Main Street Community Foundation Endowment Fund
Yarde Metals Community Support Fund

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2012 Grants Awarded