Three Bridgeport nonprofits are among 12 Fairfield County organizations that will share part of the $15.1 million-plus that the state is awarding through its Nonprofit Grant Program. The program assists groups with the costs associated with one-time infrastructure improvements that upgrade the efficiency and effectiveness of the services provided by the agencies.
The allocations represent the fifth round of grants since the program’s 2013 launch. The NGP is administered by the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management.
Bridgeport’s CT Renaissance Inc. will receive $347,292 for Central Avenue windows and Maple Street improvements; its SW CT Agency on Aging will get $243,600 for its case management system; and The Workplace will receive $200,000 for vehicles.
Other county-based nonprofits receiving grants are:
- Bethel – Ability Beyond Disability Inc.: $774,451 (Bethel renovation, Beckerle Street improvements, Tammany Trail improvements, and information technology)
- Danbury – CT Institute for Communities Inc.: $130,681 (Information technology)
- Danbury – MWCCA: $78,671 (Parking lot)
- Greenwich – Abilis Inc.: $241,802 (Vehicles)
- Greenwich – Family Centers Inc. Collaboration: $126,996 (Vehicles)
- Norwalk – Star Inc. Lighting the Way…: $783,656 (Improvement, renovation, siding, vehicle)
- Sandy Hook – Newtown Youth & Family Services Inc.: $136,633 (Energy efficiency project)
- Stamford – ARI of Connecticut Inc.: $311,161 (Vehicles)
- Trumbull – The Kennedy Center Inc.: $150,000 (Bathroom renovation).