The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has established a $100,000 Community Fund for the Town of Somers.
The purpose of the Community Funds is to:
- support the community in taking ownership around the needs in their towns
- encourage broad and inclusive civic engagement and
- anchor the Hartford Foundation in each town.
Your town will form an advisory committee that is inclusive and reflective of all town residents, to manage a participatory process to identify your town's needs and allocate community funds.
Selection Committee Members
The role of the selection committee is to select the first Advisory Committee members and ensure that it is inclusive and reflective of all town residents.
The selection committee members for your town are:
Pat Bachetti, Keith Burger, Anne Cournoyer, Giselle Gence, Brody Rheault
The selection committee is now accepting applications and nominations of individuals to serve on the Somers Greater Together Community Fund Advisory Committee. If you are interested in applying or nominating someone, please complete an application here or download a copy here.
The deadline to apply is Monday, February 17, 2020.
For more information about the advisory committee, please review Toolkit 1 below. For general questions, or to submit your application by email, please contact the selection committee at SomersCF@gmail.com.
Community Funds Toolkits