MSCF Awards $15,000 in Grants to Benefit Plainville Residents

In 2006, the Plainville Community Fund was established at Main Street Community Foundation by a group of community leaders in Plainville. They wanted to enhance the quality of life for Plainville residents through this permanent resource for charitable programs and projects that benefit the town, and since its establishment, $144,186 in grants have been awarded. This year, a total of $15,000 has been awarded to nine local nonprofits as follows:

  • New Britain Museum of American Art - $2,000 - Access to the Arts program for Plainville elementary school students
  • PARC, Inc. - $3,000 - Recreational bowling program for adults with developmental disabilities to increase socialization and physical activity
  • Plainville Board of Education- Plainville Adult and Continuing Education - $1,000 - Plainville Adult Education Satellite Instructional Service at the Plainville Public Library for students seeking instruction outside regular hours
  • Plainville Board of Education- Plainville High School - $1,000 - Music Department Interactive Display Screen for video learning and classroom enhancement
  • Plainville Early Learning Center - $3,000 - Summer Enrichment Program serving 80 preschoolers for 10 weeks of in-house programs and field trips
  • Plainville Wind Ensemble - $1,500 - Free Connecticut Composers Concert to be held at Plainville High School
  • Prudence Crandall Center, Inc. - $1,000 - Domestic Violence Intervention & Prevention Services for Plainville residents
  • The Congregational Church of Plainville (CCP) - $1,500 - Support the second year of the Music Is Sacred Project concert series featuring free performances of a variety of music genres and musicians
  • Wheeler Regional Family YMCA - $1,000 - Adaptive Fitness Program equipment to provide accessibility for people with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities, to participate in healthy lifestyles

The Plainville Community Fund at MSCF relies on the donations of individuals, families, and businesses to help meet the changing needs of Plainville residents. Contributions can be made at any time to the Plainville Community Fund by donating online at www.mainstreetfoundation.org/donate-PlainvilleCF or by sending donations to Main Street Community Foundation, P.O. Box 2702, Bristol, CT 06010.