In 2019, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving established a $100,000 Greater Together Community Fund for the Town of Enfield. In 2022, the Foundation added $50,000 to the Enfield Greater Together Community Fund to continue to support community needs.
Enfield Greater Together Community Fund Announces Inaugural Grant Awards
In August 2023, the Enfield Greater Together Community Fund made inaugural grants to the following organizations:
Asnuntuck Community College Foundation ($2,000) – to support the Launch Your Leadership Journey program
Enfield People for People ($4,500) – to support outreach and engagement center operations
Network Against Domestic Abuse of North Central CT ($3,500) – to support its LGBTQIA initiative
Nutmeg Senior Rides ($2,000) – to support its volunteer recruitment project
Operation Fuel ($3,000) – to provide energy assistance for Enfield residents
Ujima African American Alliance ($1,250) – to support the mental health awareness program
UR Community Cares ($4,500) – to support the Enfield Community Cares project
The Enfield Greater Together Community Fund Committee thanks all of the groups that submitted project funding requests this cycle; we look forward to assisting with many more worthwhile projects in the future that will enhance the lives of our Enfield residents.
Advisory Committee Members
The role of the Advisory Committee is to design and lead an inclusive process to identify the needs in your community, and design a grantmaking process aimed to ensure that the Greater Together Community Funds can have the greatest impact for the benefit of town residents.
The Advisory Committee members for your town are:
Mike Arnone Jr., Gladys Bowen, Claudia Cupe, Brittany Kane, Darren Ketchale, Wendy Osada, and Laura Vella
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