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The first funding initiative will support Bridgeport Public Schools teachers.
In other developments today: The state is currently on track to end Fiscal Year 2020 with a General Fund deficit of $170 million; a new statewide organization has been formed to help Connecticut's nonprofits; and according to one model, Connecticut’s hospitals will hit peak resource use on April 16, at which time there will be a shortage of 2,167 hospital beds and a deficit of 499 ICU beds. The same model predicts 1,092 virus-related deaths here through Aug. 4.
The fund is not designed to provide direct aid to individuals and families.
Curtain Call topped the list of participating nonprofits with $135,515 from 1,045 gifts and prizes.
he 6th annual Fairfield County’s Giving Day, on Thursday, Feb. 28, offers businesses of all sizes an easy way to make a difference in the lives of people who live and work in the 23 towns and cities that comprise Fairfield County.
Grants will be awarded to nonprofits for projects or programs that reach underserved populations and highlight unmet needs in the area.
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) is now accepting applications for a new civic engagement grants program designed to fund efforts to increase voter registration and information access for all Fairfield County residents, particularly those who are historically disenfranchised.
“When you can raise over $1 million in 24 hours for area nonprofits, it is a very good day," Fairfield County’s Community Foundation President and CEO Juanita James said.
The 24-hour event kicks off at midnight on March 1 and encourages donations of as little as $10 to nonprofits serving the social, economic, educational and cultural needs of the region.
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