The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has established a $100,000 Greater Together Community Fund for the Town of South Windsor.
The purpose of the Greater Together Community Funds program 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.
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:
Betty Asplund, Sai Chimbili, Louise Galvin
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In May, 2021, the South Windsor Greater Together Community Fund made inaugural grants to six community organizations to address pressing issues in their community.
- South Windsor High School Friends of the Performing Arts received a $3,100 grant to purchase costumes and rehearsal mirrors for the South Windsor High school show choir, Choral Spectrum.
- South Windsor Historical Society received a $6,300 grant to help cover the cost of repairing the roof damage to the Union School historic building renovation caused by Hurricane Isaias.
- South Windsor Girl Scouts received a $1,600 grant to support summer camp and Girl Scout membership fees for disadvantaged South Windsor girls.
- Friends of the South Windsor Public Library (FSWPL) received a $4,600 grant to provide substitute funding for longstanding programs, including provision of dictionaries to all South Windsor third graders, making museum passes available to South Windsor residents, three $1,000 college scholarships.
- South Windsor Walk and Wheels Ways received a $6,700 grant to complete funding for the walking and biking pathway running across town.
- South Windsor Operation Graduation received a $2,700 grant to purchase supplies and small gifts for an all-night, substance free event for all South Windsor graduating HS seniors.
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