GRANTS AWARDED

Through the first nine months of 2017, Main Street Community Foundation has distributed $1,045,921 in grants and scholarships to support many worthy causes and organizations in your communities.

Money in Motion Grants - $2,367

Bristol Board of Education - $2,367
Movia Robotics pilot program

Grants from the General Grant Process - $125,060

Ability Beyond Disability - $3,000
Printing equipment for the Printability program for young adults with autism
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Gnazzo/Reidy Charitable Fund

American Red Cross - $5,000
Disaster Response and Relief Services including the Home Fire Campaign in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Jaspersohn Family Memorial Fund 

Bristol Family Resource Centers- $5,000
People Empowering People (PEP) program to teach parents to become community leaders
Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education

Bristol Recovery Club- $3,800
New website including a calendar of all ongoing events
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Paige Wartonick Laferriere Memorial Fund 

Bristol Exchange Club - $1,000
Matching grant to digitize historical photographs from the Mum Festival
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 

Burlington Historical Society - $2,300
Town History program for second graders attending Regional School District 10.
James R. Parker Trust

Connecticut Humane Society - $2,900
Medical Support Program for pets impounded by municipal animal control agencies
Elizabeth I. and Louis J. Matt Animal Protection Fund

Connecticut Science Center - $2,500
Expand the Bristol Public Schools STEM program to include student programming as well as professional development for teachers
Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education

CW Resources - $2,250
Online work-readiness program to train adults with disabilities
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Ciccarelli-Vitale Community Advancement Fund 

Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington - $4,000
Kindergarten Readiness for Southington’s young children
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education 

Ferret Association of Connecticut - $500
Veterinary care for senior ferrets
Elizabeth I. and Louis J. Matt Animal Protection Fund

For Goodness Sake - $5,760
Feels Like Home project to provide families with basic household and hygiene supplies
Jim & Eleanor Frawley Community Fund 
Edward W. & Audrey K. Mink Memorial Fund 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 

GetUp Stage Company - $2,500
Tuition support for summer musical theater program for teens and young adults
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
JoAnn & David Mills Family Fund 
Jay & Elizabeth Tyrrell Fund for the Arts 

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England - $2,500
Financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship program in Bristol schools
City of Bristol Treasurer’s Fund for Financial Awareness

Kellys Kids Inc. - $4,000
Farm animal and nature based summer camp program for school age youth
Douglas and Noreen Schumann Special Interest Fund 
Merriman Family Fund 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 

Lewis Mills High School - $5,000
Dugouts for the Varsity Baseball and Softball fields
James R. Parker Trust

McCabe Waters Little League - $8,560
To re-sod Frazier and Greenleaf fields
Malerbo Childrens Field Maintenance Fund

Meals for the Needy/Zion Lutheran Church - $3,300
Grease Removal System for the soup kitchen
Ciccarelli-Vitale Community Advancement Fund 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Eva M. Pierce Memorial Charitable Fund 

Memorial Military Museum - $500
Educational materials for the “Bristol in World War I” Exhibit
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund

Middle School of Plainville - $1,790
Purchase Colorsource spot light for use in the auditorium
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund

New Britain Museum of American Art - $2,000
Access to the Arts educational program for Wolcott students
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund

New England Carousel Museum - $3,400
Music-Art-Technology-History (MATH) pilot program for Bristol elementary school students
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Angela and Al Caruso Family Charitable Fund 
Tedesco-Gallant Charitable Fund

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters - $2,000
Community Based Mentoring program in the Foundation’s service area
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund
Formagioni-Lodovico Family Fund 
Ronald F. & Emilie P. Duhaime Family Fund 

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra - $1,250
2018 Educational Children’s Concert for 3rd grade students in Regional School District 10
James R. Parker Trust

Oak Hill/Chapter 126 - $1,500
Mindfulness Group Classes and Workshops at Chapter 126
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Calvanese Foundation Green & White Fund for Behavioral Health 

Operation Fuel - $2,000
Emergency Energy Assistance for residents in communities served by the Foundation
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund

Parent & Child Center at Bristol Hospital - $6,000
The Family Life Works Program which provides comprehensive education and referral services to at-risk families
Douglas and Noreen Schumann Special Interest Fund 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 

Prudence Crandall Center, Inc. - $3,000
Domestic and Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Outreach program in Southington
Calvanese Foundation Green & White Fund for Behavioral Health 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 

Reach Out and Read - $4,000
Expand Early Literacy Partnership with local pediatricians to encourage parental involvement in reading
Bristol Savings Bank Fund 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund
Turkus Family Fund 

Safe Harbor - $5,000
Coordinator position for Safe Harbor Youth Services which provides substance-free activities for students in Burlington
James R. Parker Trust

St. Philip House - $5,000
Grant writing consulting support
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund
Bristol Savings Bank Fund 

St. Vincent DePaul - $10,000
Support for an Outreach Case Manager
Money in Motion Fund 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund 
Smith Family Charitable Fund

Tabernacle Christian Church - $2,000
Food for those in need in the communities served by the Foundation
Bristol Savings Bank Fund

Terryville Plymouth Little League - $1,500
Fence repairs at Janser and Worhunsky fields
Bristol Savings Bank Fund

The Agape House - $750
Pantry items and supplies for the Agape Day Center for the homeless
Bristol Savings Bank Fund

The Salvation Army - $2,500
Creative Arts and Music (CAM) program for Bristol youth in K-12th grade
Douglas and Noreen Schumann Special Interest Fund 
Bristol Brass General Grant Fund
Margaret Haberman Memorial Fund for Music 

Wolcott Citizens Against Substance Abuse - $2,000
Social marketing campaign on the dangers of underage drinking
Bristol Savings Bank Fund

Wolcott Crossroads - $5,000
Projection system for the STAR prevention program to strengthen decision making and leadership skills in middle-school youth
Bristol Savings Bank Fund

Grants from Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust - $243,432

Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington - $23,150
Educational initiatives for Southington’s young children

Hartford HealthCare Senior Services - $58,682
Expansion of dementia education and training program for caregivers and families

Health Assistance InterVention Education Network - $35,000
Educational symposium on addiction and compulsive behavior

Living In Safe Alternatives, Inc. - $25,600
1-2-3 Prevention, Intervention & Recovery program

Neighbor Brigade - $1,000
Background checks on volunteers and start-up supplies

Southington Community Cultural Arts Center - $100,000
Expansion of the All Access program for adults with disabilities

Grants from the Burlington Community Fund - $3,300

Burlington Fire Department - $2,300
Purchase two refurbished AEDs

Lewis Mills High School - $1,000
Purchase mirrors for the weight room

Grants from Make A Mark Region 10 Enrichment Fund - $7,765

Regional School District 10 – $1,000
Odyssey of the Mind Teams at Lewis Mills High School and HarBur Middle School

Regional School District 10 - $800
Developing Appreciation of World Cuisine at Lewis S. Mills High School

Regional School District 10 - $900
Empowerment Group project at Lewis S. Mills High School

Regional School District 10 - $698
Boomerang Project WEB at Har-Bur Middle School

Regional School District 10 - $580
Unified Learning Activity at Har-Bur Middle School

Regional School District 10 - $660
The Gift of Reading at Lake Garda Elementary School

Regional School District 10 - $608
Promoting STEM and Social Skills through Purposeful Play at Lake Garda Elementary School and Harwinton Consolidated School

Regional School District 10 - $519
National Archery in the Schools program at Lewis S. Mills High School

Regional School District 10 - $600
STEM Connections at Lewis S. Mills High School

Regional School District 10 - $900
Flexible Seating for All at Harwinton Consolidated School

Regional School District 10 - $500
Husky Club at Har-Bur Middle School

Grants from the Plainville Community Fund - $9,000

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England - $750
Economic empowerment program for students at Toffolon School

New Britain Museum of American Art - $500
Student Art Show and reception

New Britain Symphony Orchestra - $750
2017 Young People’s concert

PARC - $1,275
Financial assistance for Camp Trumbull

PCS Youth Theater - $500
Camperships for summer youth theater

Plainville Adult and Continuing Education - $1,525
Customer service and sales certificate program

Plainville Early Learning Center - $1,000
Purchase four-seat stroller

Plainville High School - $500
Mindful Intention program

Plainville Wind Ensemble - $1,200
Concert series

St. Phillip House - $1,000
Basic needs for supportive housing clients

Grants from Designated Funds/Agency Endowments/Field of Interest - $247,433

American Clock & Watch Museum - $7,700
American Clock & Watch Museum, Inc. Fund

Bristol Central High School Conference and Educational Materials - $6,813
Bristol Central High School Cultural Competency Grant Fund

Bristol Navigator Program - $500
Kalt Moreau Family Fund – “Ready Set Go!”

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center - $2,000
Charles Kushlan Memorial Fund

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center - $3,520
Sky Bight Foundation Fund for the Bristol Boys & Girls Club

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center - $1,180
Edward Ingraham Fund

Bristol Business Education Foundation - $700
Bob and Carol Messier Family Fund

Bristol Family Resource Centers - $220
Mama Sandy Caggiano Fund

Bristol Hospital Development Foundation - $7,720
Bristol Hospital Development Foundation Fund

Burlington Library - $800
Burlington Library Association Fund

Burlington Historical Society - $450
Burlington Historical Society Fund

City of Bristol/Parks and Recreation- $23,330
Samuel Goodsell Park & Playground Fund

City of Bristol/Parks and Recreation - $300
Margaret Haberman Memorial Fund of Music

City of Bristol/Bristol Public Libraries- $4,080
Bristol Libraries Fund

City of Bristol/Bristol Public Library- $27,370
Samuel Goodsell Library Fund

City of Bristol/F. N. Manross Memorial Library- $76,620
Manross Memorial Library Fund

City of Bristol - $990
Hap Barnes Fire Safety Trailer Fund

Connecticut Historical Society - $390
Connecticut Quilt Registry Legacy Fund

Connecticut Humane Society - $1,100
Elizabeth I. and Louis J. Matt Animal Protection Fund

Environmental Learning Centers of CT., Inc. - $8,110
Environmental Learning Centers of CT, Inc. Fund

Exchange Club of Bristol - $500
Jay & Elizabeth Tyrrell Fund for the Arts

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association - $680
Tyler James Gingery Memorial Fund

Music Lessons for Bristol Students in Need - $1,250
Dan Cistulli Memorial Music Fund

New England Carousel Museum (Fire Museum) - $3,450
Hap Barnes Fund for Fire Safety and Prevention

Plymouth Board of Education - $460
Plymouth Century Club Fund

Plymouth Library Association - $810
Plymouth Library Association Fund

Southington Community YMCA - $5,310
Bradley Henry Barnes Fund for the Southington Community YMCA

Tunxis Bristol Career Center - $21,320
Bristol Career Center of Tunxis Community College Endowment Fund
Bristol Career Center of Tunxis Community College Endowment Fund II

Tunxis Community College -$7,170
Tunxis Community College Fund
Tunxis Community College II Fund

United Way of West Central Connecticut, Inc. - $7,640
United Way of West Central Connecticut, Inc. Fund

West Cemetery Association - $16,860
Carlyle F. Barnes Memorial Chapel Fund

Wheeler Clinic - $7,740
Wheeler Clinic/Dennis Keenan Fund

Grants from Donor Advised Funds Supported the Following Organizations and Charitable Interests - $187,214

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center
Bristol Hospital Development Foundation
Bristol Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
Bristol Technical Education Center
Bristol Veterans Council
The Bushnell Center for Performing Arts
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation
Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
First Congregational Church United Church of Christ
Goodspeed Opera House Foundation
Greater Hartford Arts Council
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Main Street Community Foundation
The Masters School
Men & Boys’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation
National Conference for Community and Justice
New England Carousel Museum
Salvation Army
Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs
St. Paul Catholic High School
Women & Girls’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation
St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Bristol
Trustees of Deerfield Academy
United Way of West Central Connecticut

Scholarship Grants - $180,195

Immediate Response Fund Grants - $9,395

Bristol Board of Education Immediate Response Fund
Karen DuCotey Fund for Kids
Leading Ladies Immediate Response Fund
Main Street Children’s Fund
Men & Boys' Immediate Response Fund
Jean Sorey Fund for Single Parent Families
Werner Family Fund
Women & Girls’ Immediate Response Fund

Administrative Endowment Fund Grants - $30,760

Main Street Community Foundation - $30,760
Barnes Group 150th Anniversary Fund
Main Street Community Foundation Endowment Fund
Dave & Edith Scarritt Fund
Yarde Metals Community Support Fund

2016 Grants Awarded

2015 Grants Awarded

2014 Grants Awarded

2013 Grants Awarded

2012 Grants Awarded