MSCF Awards Over $11,000 to Benefit Plainville Residents

Main Street Community Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life in Plainville in a variety of ways, one of which is through grantmaking from the Plainville Community Fund. Recently, MSCF awarded four grants totaling $11,086 from the Fund to organizations serving Plainville residents in several areas of need.

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center was awarded a $2,000 grant to continue their Imagine Nation Loves Plainville STEAM outreach program for Plainville children, allowing them to engage with science, technology, engineering, art, and math in a fun and collaborative way. The Plainville Community Food Pantry was awarded a $5,000 grant to fund their Intervention, Outreach and Referral Program that provides food and other basic need items for Plainville residents. A $1,586 grant was awarded to the Plainville Senior Center for The Caregivers Toolbox program, a five-week dinner education series on topics pertinent to caregiving for the elderly. The Congregational Church of Plainville received a $2,500 grant to support the Music Sacred Project, a new concert series that features a variety of music genres and musicians that will be open to the public.

The Plainville Community Fund was established at Main Street Community Foundation in 2006 by a group of community leaders to create a permanent resource of assets for charitable programs and projects that enhance the quality of life for Plainville residents, emerging needs. Over the past 17 years, the Foundation has awarded grants totaling $129,186 from this Fund.

The Fund 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.

For more information on Plainville Community Fund or Main Street Community Foundation, visit www.mainstreetfoundation.org/plainville-community-fund.