Agencies serving Meriden and Wallingford received $19,000 in grants from the Liberty Bank Foundation and Liberty Bank's annual Giving Circle program on July 21. Left to right:  Craig Turner of Wallingford Youth and Social Services, which received funding for its summer youth employment program; Mike Helfgott, chairman of the Liberty Bank Foundation; Bill Tuthill of Shelter NOW and Thom Thurber of the Wallingford Emergency Shelter, both of whom received Giving Circle grants; Cheryl Trzcinski of Master's Manna; Denise Keating of Meriden Youth Services, which also received a  grant for summer youth employment; and Maleek Myers, a participant in the Meriden summer youth employment program.

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Funders Partner to Expand Summer Jobs for Youth in Meriden and Wallingford
Read the article in the New Haven Register

Nomination Period Opens for McRae Diversity Award
Do you know a champion of diversity?  We are now seeking nominations from the public for the 2015 Willard M. McRae Community Diversity Award.  You can see info about the award and past recipients here.  Or, if you're ready to nominate someone you know, download the nomination form.  

Upcoming Events

July 29, 2015
Press conference to announce the launch of INTERSECT, a new employment initiative for families transitioning out of homelessness

August 4, 2015
Presentation of grants to agencies serving Greater New Haven

August 11, 2015
Presentation of grants to agencies serving New London County

August 26, 2015
Presentation of grants to agencies serving the Windham region

August 27, 2015
Presentation of grants to agencies serving Hartford County

September 16, 2015
Liberty Bank Foundation Board of Directors meets to review third quarter grant requests
September 30, 2015
Deadline to submit grant requests for review in December 2015

Press Releases and Media Coverage

July 13, 2015

Nominations Sought for 2015 McRae Diversity Award
Download a nomination form.

July 9, 2015
Annual Giving Circle Grants $44,500 to Agencies Serving the Homeless

July 9, 2015
Old Saybrook Student Receives Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship

June 18, 2015
Foundation Awards $115,000 in Grants for Second Quarter

June 4, 2015
Sustaining Collective Impact:  Finding Progress in Process:  If you attended our 2015 Forum for Nonprofits and Funders--or if you missed it and want to find out about it--check out this resource page.  You'll find slide presentations and links to additional resources. April 23, 2015
Two Local Students Receive Liberty Bank Youth In Action Awards
April 13, 2015

Liberty's Giving Circle Supports Agencies Serving the Homeless

Foundation Awards $97,100 in First Quarter Grants

Credit for Life Fair Comes to Middletown and New London High Schools

March 19, 2015
First-Ever Career Fair Held by Business Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT
See coverage in the Norwich Bulletin and New London Day.

January 20, 2015
Foundation Grant Enables Expansion of Reach Out and Read to Bristol
See coverage in The Bristol Press and on WTNH.
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